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AROUND TOWN

Former Army housing site eyed for North Bayshore school

Like manna from heaven, a school campus-sized site may have opened up in North Bayshore to serve the thousands of new households...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by @ @ William hitchens , 47 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bringing astronomy down to earth

For the last 45 years, astronomy professor Andrew Fraknoi has made it his mission to translate groundbreaking astronomical...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by musical, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 1242 Views

ELECTIONS

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Albert R, 3 hours ago | 5 comments | 728 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge School Benefit concert canceled

Citing personal reasons, Neil and Pegi Young announced this week they were calling off the Bridge School Benefit Concert...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Lee, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 1991 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hobee's Restaurant sold to longtime employees

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to a couple of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by clay, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 86 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by LOL, 9 hours ago | 33 comments | 4046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, 10 hours ago | 33 comments | 4793 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Monta Loma Safeway opening June 18

A new Safeway supermarket will be opening for business this Sunday, June 18, at the Monta Loma Plaza space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Customer, 17 hours ago | 21 comments | 3880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bill Wares Niece, 20 hours ago | 25 comments | 15075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand jury: districts make tax exemptions tough to get

School district in Santa Clara County pass parcel tax with the promise of exemptions, but some districts make it tough to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Debby, 22 hours ago | 9 comments | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Details, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 28 comments | 4954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eight arrested at Brad Paisley concert

Mountain View police arrested eight people at the Brad Paisley country concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre over the weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 11 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Jeff T, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on Jun 20, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

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 Eric Comerford , on Jun 20, 2017 at 10:04 am | 224 comments | 72050 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy hits pause on dissolving Moffett RAB

Following pushback from local residents and political leaders, U.S. Navy officials announced Friday they would hold off on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record heat at Moffett Field on Sunday

High temperatures in nine San Francisco Bay Area locations were new records for Sunday's date, including at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Uhg!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Fighting floods begins now with stream maintenance

Every summer since 2001, the Santa Clara Valley Water District has undertaken a five-month-long effort to maintain and improve...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by dot dot dot, on Jun 19, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested over parking space dispute

Police arrested a 25-year-old Mountain View man last week after he allegedly punched two men for taking a parking spot he...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by See? SEE?!?!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 7:06 am | 9 comments | 1619 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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