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AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore — with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amazing, 25 minutes ago | 1 comment | 23 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 Gene Cavanaugh, 51 minutes ago | 87 comments | 3147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, 58 minutes ago | 15 comments | 1143 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Drop off the politicians, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 175 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 3548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, 18 hours ago | 7 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, 19 hours ago | 30 comments | 2269 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, 20 hours ago | 15 comments | 3639 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail Market saved?

After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 19, 2014 at 8:34 pm | 12 comments | 2545 Views

ELECTIONS

SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sex offender sweep leads to one arrest

Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Castration Advised, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 941 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1585 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 747 Views

BOOKS

Crime brief: Man arrested after fleeing police

A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 2323 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2530 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 2925 Views
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