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Rancho San Antonio open after mountain lions withdraw

All trails at Rancho San Antonio are open, but visitors are advised to keep an eye out for mountain lions and report any...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by OK but, on Sep 30, 2019 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 2382 Views

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Police report details how scheme to evict tenants backfired, horribly

In text messages from the landlord, there was nothing improper about sending a tough-looking crew to intimidate some tenants...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Reenu Saini, on Sep 29, 2019 at 8:14 am | 49 comments | 5938 Views

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Strumming to its own beat: Gryphon Stringed Instruments goes gold

For half a century, Palo Alto's Gryphon Stringed Instruments has been a hub for acoustic music lovers. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Sep 27, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 759 Views

ELECTIONS

Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

The city's trial balloon for housing in North Bayshore is experiencing another bout of turbulence. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 27, 2019 at 2:48 pm | 6 comments | 2094 Views

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Catching up with Molly Tuttle

Award-winning musician Molly Tuttle, who grew up in Palo Alto, will be back in her old home town next week. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Martha, on Sep 27, 2019 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 929 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors to fund $500K Planned Parenthood lost to abortion gag rule

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to backfill funding Planned Parenthood lost due the Trump administration's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by David B. Karpf, MD, on Sep 26, 2019 at 10:42 pm | 5 comments | 2044 Views

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Amid protests, Mountain View council passes RV parking ban

The Mountain View City Council passed a sweeping ban that would close off various neighborhoods in the city to oversized...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Sep 26, 2019 at 6:57 pm | 31 comments | 5373 Views

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City Council rejects plans to replace Milk Pail with eight-story office building

The Mountain View City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to sink a proposal for an eight-story office building in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jean, on Sep 25, 2019 at 10:30 pm | 54 comments | 6893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman School board balks at safe parking program for homeless students

Mountain View Whisman school board members rejected the idea of offering homeless students a safe parking program at one...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Sep 25, 2019 at 8:39 pm | 13 comments | 4370 Views

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Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Croc Dundee, on Sep 25, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 768 Views

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Police: Mountain View teen says armed men robbed him in vaping sale gone awry

A Mountain View teen told police that he was robbed last week in an apparent set-up at Whisman Park, and was forced to withdraw...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by parent, on Sep 24, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 3456 Views

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Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

A 635-unit housing project on Pear Avenue is the first in a wave of new residential projects envisioned for North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1560 Views

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City proposes all-hours ban on RV parking

The Mountain View City Council will consider a sweeping ban on oversized vehicles parking along most streets across the city...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by LMBZ, on Sep 23, 2019 at 11:28 pm | 24 comments | 5174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Rape is not a punishment for getting drunk.' Chanel Miller speaks out during her first interview about being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner

Chanel Miller was at the center of one of the most high-profile sexual assault cases in recent years. Until now, the world...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by A Fog, on Sep 23, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: Teacher lawsuit, climate change, Caltrain

A collection of recent letters to the editor about a lawsuit filed against Mountain View Whisman School District, climate...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sean Murphy, on Sep 23, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1983 Views

MOVIES

She's a brick house

Four years after its television finale, "Downton Abbey" returns to the big screen for a reunion movie that will likely delight...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by The new Murder she wrote, on Sep 23, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 7 comments | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County sets hearings on Stanford general-use permit

Launching into the final phase of the review process for Stanford University’s application for a permit to add development...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by Josh, on Sep 22, 2019 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1676 Views

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Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Home of the Sharpie *President, on Sep 22, 2019 at 8:30 pm | 13 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students walk out as part of worldwide Climate Strike

About 50 Los Altos High School students walked out of class and marched to Mountain View City Hall shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by deny climate change, on Sep 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 35 comments | 2587 Views

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Crime brief: home looted in Sylvan Park burglary

Police are investigating a home break-in earlier this month in the Sylvan Park neighborhood, where a thief reportedly smashed...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by Josh, on Sep 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views
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