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'Idea Farm' runs out of ideas on Highway 237

The "Idea Farm" truck — the ubiquitous vehicle parked around Mountain View featuring large spray-painted messages on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob clifford., on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:52 am | 64 comments | 11840 Views


Jury trial for driver in fatal accident

A criminal case is moving forward against Los Altos resident Glenn Kawaguchi, the driver involved in a 2015 accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm | 42 comments | 11837 Views


Google donates $1 million to MV bike projects

As the city looks for ways to manage Google's commuter traffic, the internet giant announced Tuesday that it will be giving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Since you asked, on May 12, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 23 comments | 11830 Views


Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 11829 Views


Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 11827 Views


Lego scammer sentence: 30 days in prison, at-home custody

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Thursday to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 11819 Views


Voter guide: City Council

One of the most important City Council elections in decades will take place on Nov. 4 when voters will pick three candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 7 comments | 11819 Views


Staffing shake-up at Bullis Charter School

Bullis Charter School's board of directors quietly agreed over the summer to transition its longest serving administrator...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by A Tired Parent, on Aug 30, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 32 comments | 11818 Views


Los Altos man arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash last year that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by So sad, on Apr 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 33 comments | 11818 Views


Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 11813 Views


uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 39 comments | 11812 Views


County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday

Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on May 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 11808 Views


Rental Housing Committee again rejects extending rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted Monday not to extend the city's rent control protections to mobile home residents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 11808 Views


Bringing life to the imagination

In a room at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, a dozen students are hard at work drawing comics. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by K Teleki, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 11801 Views


Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by nobody, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 11796 Views


More apartments on the chopping block

A cluster of aging apartments right across the street from Waymo's headquarters has become the latest cheap housing headed...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 2, 2019 at 5:24 am | 40 comments | 11795 Views


Google, SyWest can't agree on Gateway site

Facing a dilemma, the Mountain View City Council found it impossible to choose between two competing visions for developing...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Mar 27, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 11 comments | 11786 Views


Coroner's Office identifies motorcyclist killed in Mountain View crash

A 56-year-old San Jose man was killed Thursday night (May 7) after crashing his motorcycle on Highway 237 in Mountain View,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2020
Last comment by Monica Coulter-Warren, on May 12, 2020 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 11783 Views


Council OKs downtown office building

On Tuesday evening the City Council unanimously approved another new downtown office building, a three-story structure built...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 43 comments | 11781 Views


City releases data on homes at risk in an earthquake

The city of Mountain View released a list of hundreds of addresses of residential buildings that could be vulnerable to collapse...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2018
Last comment by AC, on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 10 comments | 11778 Views
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