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City backs study of new rail stop

The City Council showed renewed interest in high speed rail Tuesday, voting 5-2 in favor of studying a station in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 3056 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 3056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Glitzy and geeky gather for Breakthrough Prize

Tech CEOs, top researchers and Hollywood celebrities will all converge at Moffett Field on Sunday for what might be considered...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian hit by car dies in hospital

Sarra Golukhov, the 81-year-old Mountain View woman who was struck by a minivan near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by AK Bose, on Apr 11, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Making earthquake upgrades easier

Mountain View could become more earthquake-ready, after the city's Environmental Planning Commission voted unanimously last...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by homeownwe, on Dec 16, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 5 comments | 3052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according to the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Hmmmmm, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 3052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the statewide average on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by JS, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 3051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 3051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

An attorney's letter citing several City of Palo Alto ordinances has shut down the popular food-truck event Edgewood Eats. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail to begin in Central Valley

California's controversial high-speed rail project will make its debut in Central Valley, the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by STUPIDNIMBYS, on Nov 9, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 4 comments | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perseid meteor shower to appear this week

This week will be one of the best times to watch the Perseid meteor shower, chair of Foothill College's astronomy department...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ps, on Aug 13, 2015 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 3050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth sports camp preview this weekend

In an effort to promote its athletic programs and give coaches a sneak peek at up-and-coming local talent, this summer Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by To each his own, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 3049 Views
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