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AROUND TOWN

Car crash leads to drunken driving arrest

Mountain View police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to evade a police officer attempting to pull him over...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at gunpoint at Caltrain station

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Caltrain station on Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:17 am | 10 comments | 3543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 3542 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3541 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: Home for mentally ill closed for health, safety violations

(==B An expanded version of an earlier story==) San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for the mentally ill, was ordered...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 3541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotten Robbie robbed

The convenience store attached to the Rotten Robbie, located at 310 N. Whisman Road, was robbed on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 3541 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Veteran needs help, not jail

The sad case of former Army captain and Los Altos resident Sargent Binkley is a good example of how the military bureaucracy...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Army Officer, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 3540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm in Rex Manor area

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 25, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 3540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets lowdown on $1 million in new fees

Mountain View City Council members had the "not pleasant" task of examining a range of proposed fee hikes on city services...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anne C., on Apr 11, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

The biggest idea ever floated

Patri Friedman believes that some day humans might live on platforms in the middle of the sea. The Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by J, on Dec 2, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 7 comments | 3539 Views

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$2 million 'ransom' for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Linda Jahnke, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 3539 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Liz Lynx, on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 10 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA opens new transit innovation center

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has opened an innovation center to develop, test and show off transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Susanne, on Mar 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nursery and Kindergarten Open House

Come visit with our kindergarten teachers while your children experiences some Waldorf early childhood activities. See...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eyesore on Grant Road

Are they just going to leave that farm a big pile of dust until building starts up? I rode my bike by there the other day...

Original post made by Soreeyes on Oct. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3536 Views

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Meeting: Little outcry over rise in cancer near toxic site

Despite sensational TV news coverage, a rise in the number of people living near Mountain View's toxic sites with non-Hodgkin...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 10, 2012 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 3536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating — with the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by DavidR, on May 9, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 77 comments | 3534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Steve (cyclist), on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 3532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Open space bond measure too close to call

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by It was across mutiple counties, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 3530 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cupertino Gossip, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3530 Views
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