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AROUND TOWN

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Brown, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 6953 Views

ELECTIONS

Chris Clark in line to be 2014 mayor

It's a tradition that hasn't failed in almost 10 years: at the start of every new year, the city's vice mayor rotates into...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 6949 Views

RESTAURANTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 5 comments | 6941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 23 comments | 6936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The elderly San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 6935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Carlos, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 38 comments | 6934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 6934 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers fees to reduce commuters

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 6928 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 6927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 6926 Views

RESTAURANTS

Evelyn auto shops booted for housing

Proposed projects for Evelyn Avenue are suddenly drawing the attention of downtown residents, who found out last week that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 7, 2007 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 6925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 18 comments | 6924 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google WiFi replaced in City Hall, library

After getting numerous complaints about Google's aging free Google WiFi system, city officials announced last week that a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by haha, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:09 am | 10 comments | 6922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seeking suspected tool thief

Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 6922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secret history of MV's Berlin Wall slab

Two large concrete slabs of the Berlin Wall were donated to Mountain View and were put on display outside the library in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Self Serving, on Jan 2, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 14 comments | 6921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 6919 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 8 comments | 6919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Broadreach tapped to develop Moffett Gateway

The City Council moved forward with plans for a large hotel and office development on city property Tuesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 6911 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:32 am | 21 comments | 6903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Counties crack down on e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 6903 Views
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