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AROUND TOWN

Election 2016: LASD parcel tax measure heads to district voters

Residents living in the Los Altos School District will get to decide this November whether to support Measure GG, a $223...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by I do not Trust the Trustees, on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 3283 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA committee: Scrap existing flight path

A committee tasked with recommending ways to reduce airplane noise over the Midpeninsula voted last week in favor of a new...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mad at FAA, on Nov 28, 2016 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 481188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district begins work on McKelvey flood basin

It seemed fitting that the Jan. 20 groundbreaking ceremony for three major flood protection projects in the North County...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Safety zone, on Feb 7, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 10 comments | 3284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 3277 Views

AROUND TOWN

County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain protections for detained immigrants

Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nikki, on Feb 22, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 10 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

City reopens applications to rent control committee

Despite having a surplus of candidates, Mountain View is going to be launching a second round of applications for the new...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after scuffle with security robot

A Mountain View resident was arrested last week after he had allegedly knocked over a 300-pound security robot stationed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Marc Roddin, on Apr 27, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 10 comments | 3825 Views

MOVIES

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as Mountain View filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her documentary on...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 10 comments | 6954 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5853 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer garden brewing up nicely

An ambitious plan to open a beer garden is becoming reality downtown at the corner of Villa and Bryant streets. Steins Beer...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Muriel, on Jan 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 5877 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local restaurateurs battle labor challenges

Longtime owners who have run restaurants on the Midpeninsula for decades say they've never seen labor costs become so acute,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by Karma, on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 4208 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 11516 Views

ELECTIONS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Parcel Tax Supporter, on Apr 6, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 6518 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention was 'magical,' say local reps

Having recently returned from his third Democratic National Convention, Los Altos resident Jim Thurber said no other political...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:05 am | 10 comments | 4485 Views

ELECTIONS

Worker Center submits plans for new building

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View has submitted plans to the city for a remodel of its new headquarters at 113 Escuela...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 4388 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 3918 Views

ELECTIONS

Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 10886 Views

ELECTIONS

Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 5957 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 4285 Views

ELECTIONS

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3076 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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