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BOOKS

'Bat Boy: The Musical'

The tabloid-inspired story of a half-bat, half-human creature trying to fit in with civilized life (set to a beat-driven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn's office plans going forward despite merger

Mountain View-based professional networking giant LinkedIn is being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion. The merger of...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 3822 Views

ELECTIONS

Fostering a winning team

A sea of yellow t-shirts is visible from afar. Walking closer, one can hear the blasting energy of 350 kids chattering away...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2021 Views

BOOKS

Bomb squad called out to abandoned building

A bomb squad was called to an abandoned building this morning in Mountain View where police discovered a suspicious item,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 4614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage still a big problem

School has been back in session for more than a month, but the dust hasn't quite settled in the ongoing struggle to get a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted grand theft arrest at Kohl's

Police arrested a 35-year-old Milpitas man after he was allegedly caught bagging close to $1,000 in goods while walking through...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jason Reeves, on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:37 am | 9 comments | 1630 Views

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USGS moving to new home at Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down their West Coast science center in Menlo Park over...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 6308 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA looking for feedback from commuters on Highway 280 corridor

Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 639 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Remarkably Easy, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 4322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrans debris blamed in MV man's death on Hwy 101

An 82-year-old Mountain View man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Al Wright, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 3829 Views

ELECTIONS

Political rookies prove powerful in council race

Political newcomers in the Mountain View City Council race are dominating the early battle for campaign donations, according...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Vote, on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 339 Views

AROUND TOWN

City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 5033 Views

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Bay Area home prices up slightly in August compared to last year

The median cost for a Bay Area home rose slightly in August compared to the same period last year partly due to low interest...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bold action needed to address traffic woes

Like many other citizens in the Bay Area, I find myself increasingly concerned with the pressing regional problem of traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by TIRED and True, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 377 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure V: fair to landlords, a necessity for renters

The effort to bring rent control (Measure V) to Mountain View has been a source of hope and inspiration for many of the hardest-working...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 954 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Sep 21, 2016 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 4310 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 3852 Views

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Overturned big-rig accident sends one to hospital

A big-rig that overturned on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos Hills Monday afternoon sent one person to a hospital,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Probably74, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1581 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors OK five-year homeless shelter plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday a five-year program that will provide 360 more homeless shelter...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Shelter Supporter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 1511 Views
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