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BOOKS

Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by richard, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Bob, 9 hours ago | 36 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Maher, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 4579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground planned for Mountain View

Mountain View could soon be the latest Bay Area city to build an all-inclusive playspace known as a Magical Bridge Playground....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by @ Phil, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by reader, 14 hours ago | 34 comments | 549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 713 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Oh My, on Oct 16, 2017 at 2:08 am | 10 comments | 1846 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by the rest of the story, on Oct 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 20 comments | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rental committee considers $160 annual fee on all apartments

The cost of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a price tag -- about $160 annually for each apartment in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 15, 2017 at 6:16 am | 40 comments | 3980 Views

BOOKS

Downed power lines lead to apartment fire

Mountain View firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire at a two-story apartment building in the 400 block of Escuela Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Petitions ready for rent adjustment requests

Mountain View's new system for settling the myriad disputes over the cost of apartment rents is now ready for show time....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 14, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 23 comments | 1129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four teens cited for MV car theft

A Mountain View woman's car was stolen and ended up in a Sunnyvale impound lot over the weekend after four teens reportedly...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council paves the way for a San Antonio school

Calling a neighborhood school and park land a top priority in the San Antonio Shopping Center area, Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Some info, on Oct 12, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 17 comments | 2930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by egsn jamb, on Oct 12, 2017 at 10:43 pm | 5 comments | 3268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for indecent exposure at Landels

A Palo Alto resident was arrested in Mountain View on Saturday after he allegedly exposed himself to a mother and her child...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jails can't help him, on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2227 Views

MOVIES

'Columbus' Days

"Columbus" is a comedy about a Korean-born man who finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wildfires causing 'unprecedented levels' of air pollution

The North Bay wildfires are causing "unprecedented levels" of air pollution throughout the Bay Area, regional air quality...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by @Citizen84, on Oct 11, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 3385 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County, employee union announce suit against Trump cancellation of DACA

Santa Clara County along with SEIU Local 521 announced that they have filed suit in federal court today against the Trump...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Citizen84, on Oct 11, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 1578 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV firefighters battle North Bay wildfires

Mountain View firefighters left early Monday morning to aid in a statewide effort to control massive wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Better Ready Than Sorry, on Oct 11, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 997 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 5,312 views

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 21 comments | 1,334 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 707 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 697 views

 

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