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MOVIES

The importance of being well-dressed

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
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OTHER ISSUES

Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 8639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council weighs office, hotel proposals for Moffett Gateway

On Tuesday four developers sought the City Council's favor to develop the city-owned Moffett Gateway property, presenting...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Z, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 8639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Clucking over books

Castro students are no chickens when it comes to books. They egged on Castro School Principal Judy Crates as she bucked convention...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 8635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves natural gas ban, electric car requirements

Despite some last-minute reservations, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday unanimously gave final approval to a broad...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 6, 2020 at 12:10 pm | 13 comments | 8634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase, arrest armed felon on Mora Drive

After a short chase on foot, Mountain View officers arrested a parolee suspected of carrying a loaded firearm and attempting...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just Pass'n Thru, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 8629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Dec 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 36 comments | 8623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Driver hurt in fiery collision

Six emergency-response units were called out to rescue a driver whose car rolled over on Central Expressway in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2019
Last comment by Dan Wright, on Mar 17, 2019 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 8620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties now allowed to reopen still-closed K-6 schools

Four Bay Area counties can now resume in-person classes at all public K-6 schools after their rate of new coronavirus cases...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2021
Last comment by ML Kyle, on Feb 10, 2021 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 8615 Views

ELECTIONS

Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 8609 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain reports fatality near MV station

A man was struck and killed by a Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain Station Thursday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 8608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Bicyclist remains in serious condition after El Camino collision

Police say a 66-year-old Sunnyvale man remains in serious condition after he was struck by a car while riding his bike on...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 28 comments | 8606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 8605 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Francis student shot to death in Oregon

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 8601 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 8598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district to revise homework policy

Students feeling swamped with homework may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by mvhs student, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 8597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 55 comments | 8596 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 8587 Views

AROUND TOWN

City slowly searches for a safe-parking spot

Creating safe parking lots around Mountain View has been the favored option to address the growing number of people living...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by mv_resident, on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 49 comments | 8586 Views

AROUND TOWN

City official explains bad odor

There have been a number of complaints about a mysterious rotten egg smell all over town, which turns out to be the smell...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 8585 Views
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