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AROUND TOWN

Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 9327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by sister, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:08 am | 25 comments | 9325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council narrowly approves pedestrian plan

The City Council approved Mountain View's first Pedestrian Master Plan on Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6536...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 26 comments | 9320 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 9301 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 9278 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Essie B., on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 9269 Views

AROUND TOWN

City aims to extend Stevens Creek trail

After decades of planning, Mountain View officials hope to reach a new milestone for the Stevens Creek Trail by connecting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by NIMBY, on Mar 16, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 22 comments | 9255 Views

AROUND TOWN

City blames contractors for janitor job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts Thursday, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gustavo , on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 9251 Views

MOVIES

Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 9241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 53 comments | 9232 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos man ID'd as driver in fatal crash

A driver killed in a car crash off of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos on Monday afternoon was identified by police today...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by gordonscheler@gmail.com, on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 15 comments | 9228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 9217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames 'Living Museum' debuts downtown

The NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year with a 17-piece "living museum."...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Winon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 9207 Views

AROUND TOWN

How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 9186 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 9186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 25 comments | 9182 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bus Rider, on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 280 comments | 9180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 9173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:17 am | 126 comments | 9167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 9157 Views
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