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RESTAURANTS

Cheap eats for lunch

The Palo Alto-Mountain View area has a vibrant dining scene, but it's not exactly known for cheap bites to eat. While there...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 5213 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates seek to turn over a new leaf for Mountain View Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District is at a critical juncture heading into the November election. Ambitious plans to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by strategery, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 11 comments | 5211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Greens clash with neighbors over 'Hawthorn Park'

The city's growth pains reached an unexpected intensity Tuesday night as environmentalists in favor of dense housing clashed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kent Scharninghausen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 5210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renewed outrage over Americana roof work

Residents of the Americana apartment complex say they have been asked to spend the Fourth of July weekend moving out of their...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sanjit, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 80 comments | 5210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: City grapples with affluence and affordability

In many ways, Mountain View's situation would seem the envy of pretty much anywhere else: a standard of living among the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Phil, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 13 comments | 5210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stasek's stories of Afghanistan

After leaving the Mountain View City Council six years ago, Rosemary Stasek did something unexpected: She moved to Afghanistan,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by James, on Oct 5, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 5209 Views

ELECTIONS

Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 5207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 5205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Denser housing on way out?

A majority of the City Council sent a message to developers Tuesday that it wants "quality over quantity" in housing projects...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Garrett Hammell, on Dec 3, 2007 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 5201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big office project proposed for North Whisman

Well, that didn't take long. The City Council adopted a new general plan last year anticipating 1.1 million square feet of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 5201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty fruitful years

For 60 years, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals — colorful marigolds, chrysanthemums and petunias...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Kathy Mayeda, on Sep 10, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 5200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City buys land for park on Wyandotte Street

The city is moving quickly to purchase the vacant Robalee Kennel at 2254 Wyandotte Street in order to build a mini park....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustSayNo, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 5200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA calls for more airfield users

NASA Ames official Steve Zornetzer told the City Council on Tuesday that its deal with the owners of Google to allow their...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by isThatG5LouderThanTheFreeway???, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 5197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford foothills scorched

A blackened Stanford Dish hiking trail was closed Tuesday following a blaze that consumed 128 acres of the foothills between...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by Olaf, on Jul 2, 2007 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 5193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pew Chung school mourns loss of teacher

When Piet Van Allen died in a motorcycle accident last week in San Jose, it left a gaping hole among the students and faculty...

Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sara, on May 7, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 5192 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Walmart unveils big plans for solar

As President Barack Obama made his way to the Mountain View store this morning, Walmart leaders announced plans to double...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by OR, on May 9, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 5192 Views

ELECTIONS

Group shifts referendum effort San Antonio center

Community organizers say they will gather signatures for a referendum to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hans Wolters, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 5192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Trustees, lower the lance and face reality

An open letter from the ==I Voice== to Mountain View Whisman School District board trustees Greg Coladonato and Steve Nelson. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 10, 2016 at 4:56 am | 26 comments | 5191 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Push made for MV to become a "human rights city"

Sometime this year, the City Council is expected to discuss the possibility of Mountain View being designated a "human rights...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 5191 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio proposal includes 400 homes

A developer has proposed 400 homes and 225,000 square feet of new retail space for the San Antonio shopping center —...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alan Davis, on Oct 17, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 39 comments | 5191 Views
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