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OTHER ISSUES

MV burglary suspect nabbed

Menlo Park Police arrested a man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 4128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Linda H, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 5270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City Council to set new goals for the year

With three newly elected members, the Mountain View City Council is about to begin setting a new course for the year in a...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Metrics, on Feb 24, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 2719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students challenge their brains with math

Teaching students that their mind can grow and learn more effectively through "brain exercise" has become a focal point for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 5262 Views

MOVIES

Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 4737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man in critical condition following traffic collision

A man is in critical condition at a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 6553 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA zeros in on sewer line polluters

In the investigation of the toxics found under homes on Evandale Avenue in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency has...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Thomas&Magaly, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 5964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate spends over $500K on water district seat

The newest Santa Clara Valley Water District board member, Gary Kremen, won the seat with a slim 50.8 percent of the vote...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Margaret, on Feb 20, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 12 comments | 5325 Views

SPORTS

Pickleball National Champion Demo

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the USA and Daniel Moore, Open Singles National Pickleball Champion, will drop...

Original post made by Monica Williams on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 20, 2015 at 1:18 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords' hidden spending may trigger new election law

Responding to the <I>Voice's</I></B> story that a landlord advocacy group hid $85,000 in late election spending from voters,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tap Merrick, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketches of bathroom groper, peeper

Palo Alto police released Saturday a sketch of a man who allegedly groped another man using a urinal inside a Macy's restroom...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Restroom, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 4058 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by IAM13, on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 6020 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 3957 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 9212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County urges parents to vaccinate

Following a rise in measles cases across California, Santa Clara County health officials are calling on parents who have...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by DotCon, on Feb 15, 2015 at 9:32 am | 42 comments | 5779 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 7032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 3065 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 5236 Views

AROUND TOWN

New veterans memorial approved

A new memorial for war veterans and those who serve in the military was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Juan Saucedo, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:35 am | 8 comments | 5304 Views
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