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OTHER ISSUES

The transformation of a fire station's backyard

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 18412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by WS Resident, on Jun 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 20 comments | 18380 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 18345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation is music to middle school teacher's ears

Crittenden Middle School's already large music program can continue growing thanks to a recent donation of $21,000 in instruments,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Musical Instruments Online, on Oct 1, 2013 at 4:07 am | 6 comments | 18293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school could close down Stevenson PACT

Drawing new lines for school attendance boundaries can be a tricky task that always leaves someone dissatisfied, and that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:28 am | 179 comments | 18289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civility Roundtable on traffic, parking

In public city planning meetings, there are few issues as consistently contentious as traffic and parking, which will be...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 18270 Views

AROUND TOWN

801 El Camino Real Project is Highly Flawed

Cuesta Park Neighborhood Should Continue to Have a High Quality of Life. The 2030 General Plan, in the Quality of Life...

Original post made by konrad M. Sosnow on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jan 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 18246 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 18141 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google donates free community shuttle service

The free community shuttle that has been long desired by some City Council members and residents is going to become reality...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Molly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 33 comments | 17956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 17909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car in Mountain View

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. this evening,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 25 comments | 17785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 101 comments | 17748 Views

AROUND TOWN

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 17695 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 17660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 17615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten eases youngest children into the classroom

A lot can happen in a year. Ann Hanneman knows this from both personal experience and the short time she has spent teaching...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Khash, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 17610 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 17587 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Great Beauty'

It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 17490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 17459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to developer: Scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 26 comments | 17419 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 5,244 views

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 17 comments | 1,276 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 674 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 571 views

 

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