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AROUND TOWN

Longtime Mountain View activist named mayor

Mountain View's new mayor, Lenny Siegel, first arrived in the Bay Area to study physics as a Stanford undergrad. He never...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by fair turns, on Jan 12, 2018 at 9:06 am | 11 comments | 5253 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three arrested for ID theft at Hotel Avante

Three Bay Area residents were arrested last week after police found they had checked into Hotel Avante on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco accused of inappropriate sexual behavior

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco has become the latest high-profile man to face sexual-misconduct allegations. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Ubob, on Jan 11, 2018 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 499 Views

ELECTIONS

Campaign gathers signatures to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by PeterCao786, on Jan 11, 2018 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1231 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View man sentenced in high-end wine heist

Mountain View resident Alfred Georgis was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in a high-end wine heist. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 11, 2018 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City considers 471-home project in Sylvan Park

A massive 471-unit apartment project in the city's Sylvan Park neighborhood will be considered this evening by the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Wow, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:46 pm | 65 comments | 6915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman launches online enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is aiming to make it easier for parents to enroll their children for the upcoming...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by No, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1308 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA introduces new fare app

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has unveiled a new, free mobile payment app called EZfare. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 9, 2018 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are MV laws re marijuana use in apartment complexes?

When there are shared walls is it legal to light up? One neighbor is making us all miserable by flooding the area with smoke....

Original post made by Jes' Sayin' on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 9, 2018 at 7:07 am | 3 comments | 231 Views

SPORTS

Palo Altan Vincent Zhou nominated to Olympics figure skating team

It's official: 17-year-old Palo Alto teen Vincent Zhou has been selected for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by SkateR, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 2960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt on...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by PH, on Jan 8, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

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Council seeks way to remove rent committee members

Mountain View city officials are drafting policies that would allow them to remove members of the city's Rental Housing Committee,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:03 pm | 32 comments | 3399 Views

ELECTIONS

Get Congress to Impeach and remove Trump (and Pence)

Local stories are nice. The quality of life here in Mountain View is partly determined by local decionmakers. But there are...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Popular eatery worries its days are numbered

On a weekday night on Castro Street, it's hard to find a more popular spot than Bierhaus. After 4:30 p.m. or so, the downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dan Sakols, on Jan 5, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 180 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Car burglary suspect arrested

A 30-year-old Morgan Hill man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday after he was reportedly seen breaking into multiple...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Glass, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested after RV search finds guns, drugs

Police arrested two men last week on drug and weapons-related charges after officers found the suspects in an RV containing...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Irina, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 1858 Views

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San Jose man ID'd in fatal crash with Google bus

Officials released the identity of the man who died on Dec. 27 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by cc-r, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 3246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Morning quake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jan 4, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2324 Views
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