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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school districts announce new policies to slow spread of new coronavirus

With 37 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Santa Clara County and the county's first death reported today, local schools...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Mar 13, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 24407 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 24178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guns, jewelry stolen in burglary

Two handguns, cash and some jewelry were reported stolen from a home on the 100 block of Beatrice Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 24141 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 24127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 24095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 66 comments | 24010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet outage stretches into Day 2

Much of Mountain View remains is facing the second day of a citywide internet outage affecting Comcast customers. The outage,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by mvresident, on Dec 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm | 42 comments | 23997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 23892 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bierhaus owner sees trouble brewing

Mike Finley's downtown beer garden Bierhaus is considered one of Castro Street's most successful businesses. But then why...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 15, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 58 comments | 23860 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 23711 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board votes to drop four school principals

Last night, Mountain View Whisman School District board members unanimously voted to release and reassign several elementary...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by MV Resident For 55 Years, on Mar 18, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 111 comments | 23662 Views

AROUND TOWN

New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 23509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 23410 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 23407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Debby F., on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 15 comments | 23371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins

Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:02 pm | 11 comments | 23323 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State revokes Mountain View veterinarian's license following string of complaints by pet owners

The veterinarian running Alta View Animal Hospital lost his license to practice medicine this month, after state officials...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2020
Last comment by Maria Martell, on Sep 6, 2020 at 1:55 am | 15 comments | 23296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by DPk, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 60 comments | 23284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enthusiasm for homes near Google suddenly stops

Despite early excitement for building 9,850 homes near Google's headquarters, developers are now saying that Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by JohnBlack, on Sep 9, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 23212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 23207 Views
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