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Riders flock to Caltrain

When Caltrain announced its latest ridership statistics, even its own employees were surprised. The public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by samjoe, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 18 comments | 6503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 6502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 6499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 6495 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 6495 Views

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Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Mar 7, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 6495 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 6494 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" follows the Jerry Bruckheimer tradition of big stars and big special effects, often...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by lia williams, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 6494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 6485 Views

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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 | 17 comments | 6481 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 6481 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Biutiful'

You know the old joke. Someone has hit what feels like rock bottom and asks, "How could things possibly be any worse?" Cue...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 29, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 6479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital district improving transparency, officials say

A better website, a distinguishing name change and modifications to the way the organization keeps track of taxpayer money...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Dick Fancher, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 6478 Views

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16-year-old charged with felony arson in house party fire

A 16-year-old Mountain View teen is being charged as an adult with felony arson in connection with the fire that destroyed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by sc, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 6473 Views

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Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 6472 Views

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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 | 6468 Views

SPORTS

Red Star Soccer Academy Shines with San Jose Earthquakes

On a bright spring afternoon recently, members of the San Jose Earthquakes, Northern California’s Major League Soccer team,...

Original post made by C. Machatzke on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 6464 Views

MOVIES

Spare-the-Air day on Wednesday prohibits burning

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Viejo, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 6464 Views

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Mi Pueblo seeks bankruptcy court protection

Mi Pueblo Foods is seeking for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection Monday, citing a problem with its main secured creditor,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by susan, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 6460 Views

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Council agrees to pursue housing in East Whisman

One of Mountain View's office-heavy jobs centers could be an epicenter of new housing, after City Council members Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Sep 13, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 13 comments | 6458 Views
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