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AROUND TOWN

Bird sculpture takes wing

The City Council approved a new art installation for Shoreline Park on Tuesday that had a few people, including some on the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Jan 24, 2008 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5964 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by BRT Definition, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:08 pm | 77 comments | 5958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office planned for downtown church property

In a bid to balance its bottom line, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Mountain View is planning to lease out its Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Church property for commercial use should be taxed, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:23 am | 13 comments | 5958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents urged to prepare for storm

Bay Area residents should prepare themselves for heavy rain and strong winds when a storm expected to be the largest of the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 11, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 5952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 5949 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5941 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Denial of Justice?

Is hostility toward suspected pedophiles so severe that prosecutors exhibit excessive zeal and defense attorneys don't bother...

Original post made by Stevie James on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fima Fimovich, on Jul 20, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 5935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 5932 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 5932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5931 Views

BOOKS

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 5931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 5928 Views

AROUND TOWN

A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary — but very significant — moves in planning the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 5928 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 | 5928 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 5927 Views

RESTAURANTS

Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 5927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hope Street house was drug den, police say

Police arrested two Mountain View residents on Tuesday after a search of their home allegedly revealed the suspects were...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 5926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 5924 Views
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