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AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:57 am | 172 comments | 44571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council clears path for 4G antennas

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday, cell phone companies may soon be able to build a network of small antennas on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Thomas F, on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 1592 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fee for ambulance?

A few weeks ago I experienced shortness of breath and heart palpitations so I called 911. MVFD arrived, followed by paramedics....

Original post made by Linda K. on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 7, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm brings wind warnings for Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area in effect from 4 a.m. Friday to 4...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 8 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

A nut a day keeps the doctor away

Tessa sat on a second-floor hospital bed at El Camino Hospital eating a cup of applesauce, as her mother and two nurses stood...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by stef, on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 3016 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2791 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:32 am | 20 comments | 3467 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council puts North Bayshore housing back on the table

At a meeting tonight, the City Council is expected to discuss the possible development a new neighborhood around Google headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rainstorm forecast in Bay Area starting Thursday

National Weather Service officials are predicting rain starting Thursday and continuing through the weekend in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Weather Karma, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 3029 Views

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Police release sketch of suspect in concert shooting

Police have released sketches of the suspect who shot and killed a man backstage at a Wiz Khalifa concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by mrs. wanna, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

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Carl Djerassi, 'father of the pill,' dead at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Good Old Days, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 3625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wanted: two superintendents

Mountain View faces a big change in school leadership after two superintendents resigned late last year. As the school boards...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, meaning that burning wood...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Weather guy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

$22K in tools stolen from construction site

Police received a report that a construction site was robbed over the weekend in Mountain View, and someone made off with...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by OK but, on Feb 2, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 2753 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students protest international racism, war crimes

Students who marched in December to protest police killings of unarmed black men took to the streets again Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Another point of View, on Feb 1, 2015 at 11:22 am | 38 comments | 4028 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 3798 Views
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