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Apple Store 2.0 opening in Palo Alto Saturday

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Primo, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 8649 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council dumps high-density vision for Terra Bella amid protests from neighbors

An ambitious plan that would have set the stage for dense development in the Terra Bella area of Mountain View got axed Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by A.Nonymous, on Nov 22, 2019 at 2:00 am | 3 comments | 8649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team's video wins a medal

One of Mountain View High School's robotics teams, the Green MacHHHHine, took home a a first place medal at the VEX world...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on May 16, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 8646 Views

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Review: Song and sentiment

Christopher Vettel (playing Professor Bhaer) and Emily Koch (Jo March) find an unlikely friendship in TheatreWorks' "Little...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 8645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police data shows 2018's most dangerous intersections

In a bid to increase transparency and communication about traffic safety, the Mountain View Police Department announced plans...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 17, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 23 comments | 8644 Views

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Company floats Zeppelin idea

Los Gatos-based Airship Ventures is hoping NASA, the city and Moffett Field's neighbors like the idea of making up to 1,000...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 8644 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:32 am | 21 comments | 8643 Views

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Mountain View debuts new council, picks new mayor

It was a changing of the guard on Tuesday night as a trio of new city leaders assumed their seats on Mountain View City Council....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by David, on Jan 10, 2019 at 5:15 pm | 14 comments | 8638 Views

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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 8633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 8632 Views

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Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from an oncoming collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 8 comments | 8632 Views

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A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 8625 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure S would extend Water District tax indefinitely

Should an existing property tax that has eight more years to go be extended indefinitely? This is the question being placed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by barry zimmerman, on Oct 30, 2020 at 6:42 pm | 9 comments | 8620 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rent control rumored to be driving apartment sales

Mountain View's rent-control program has already survived political and legal trials -- but what about the business test?...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by True, on Aug 22, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 8618 Views

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City eyes new technology for downtown parking

As the number of cars being parked downtown reaches unprecedented levels, on Tuesday, City Council members considered the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by DC, on May 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 18 comments | 8617 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Where did the other $713 million go?

Proposition 15 will only distribute $139 million -- 11% of new revenue -- to schools and community colleges in the county....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 1, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 8615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 8614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civil rights attorneys protest Mountain View's RV ban

Mountain View's proposed ban on large vehicles has provoked a stern warning from civil rights attorneys who say it would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by scott rodvold, on May 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm | 30 comments | 8613 Views

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Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 8611 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 45 comments | 8611 Views
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