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Mountain View LASD Closes Escrow on New School Site After years of collaboration with the City of Mountain View, the Los Altos School District (LASD) has closed escrow for 11.65 acres of land in Mountain View to accommodate a new school site and a community park. The process also included input from the Los Altos and Mountain View communities to resolve the current and […]
Menlo Park Palo Alto Area Celebrates Earth Day Several nonprofit organizations in and around Palo Alto are hosting events and activities this week in honor of Earth Day, which is on Wednesday, April 22. Tuesday, April 21 Tuolumne Film & Culture Fest 6:30-9 p.m. at Menlo-Atherton High School, The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton The Tuolumne Film & Culture Fest […]
Mountain View Mountain View High Hosts Annual Jazz Festival Music students from Los Altos High, Mountain View High, Blach Intermediate and Graham Middle schools are scheduled to perform at their annual Jazz Festival 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 25, on the Mountain View High quad, 3535 Truman Ave. Local residents are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets for the musical performances by each […]
Mountain View 2015 Spring and Summer Events in Los Altos The end of the school year brings a lull to the hustle and bustle of daily life for parents and students alike as they have more time on their hands. What better way to spend it than outdoors. Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View offer a wide variety of family-friendly events, some of […]
Mountain View Mountain View’s Annual Zimbabwe Run by Rachel Lee / Mountain View Voice “Be fit. Create art. Help others.” That’s the motto for this year’s 16th Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair. The colorful culture of Zimbabwe comes to Mountain View cross-country races, an art competition, and a collection of festive booths from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, […]
Mountain View Family Fun in Los Altos and Mountain View For families seeking a break from the daily routine, events abound this month and next in Los Altos, Mountain View and surrounding cities. From concerts to plays, following are some of the options. ‘Pecos Bill: A Tall Tale’
 The Peninsula Youth Theatre production, directed by Ken Boswell, follows Pecos Bill and partner Slue-Foot Sue as […]
Mountain View Mountain View’s Grand Central Station Is In The Works by Daniel DeBolt / Mountain View Voice The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the big question of how to make the Castro Street train crossing safe. Among the many things that could be included in a new downtown transit station were shops and […]
Mountain View ‘Spring Forward’ Races Returning to Mountain View Join the fun and excitement with a tremendous event benefitting a very successful community program, the 2nd Annual Spring Forward 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk, on Saturday morning, April 18, headquartered at the Microsoft Campus, in Mountain View. This event will assist Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, whose goal is working to end poverty in the community, of […]
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Mountain View Mountain View High Students Kick Off Discount Card Program by Kevin Forestieri / Mountain View Voice Two seniors at Mountain View High School are looking to leave one last gift for their fellow students before heading off to college: a student card that could score discounts for teens at businesses all over Mountain View. Friends Alex Paulsen and Leo Hsia have been working together […]
Los Altos 4 Reasons to Buy Before Spring! The holiday season is behind us, time to focus on what exciting new experiences 2015 can bring! If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring. 1. Prices Will […]
Mountain View Mountain View Voice Offers Ideas on Celebrating New Year’s Eve by Elizabeth Schwyzer / Mountain View Voice For some, the shift from one year to the next is a time for reflection and contemplation. For others, it’s the best excuse of the year for a bang-up party. No matter how you choose to mark it, New Year’s Eve is symbolic moment: an annual opportunity to […]
Mountain View Come Make Gingerbread House at Mtn View Public Library This Fake Food Fest event will lead participants, ages 16 and up, in making inedible gingerbread houses. All materials will be provided. Dec. 20, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Where: Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View Contact: Candace Bowers at 650-903-6337 email: candace.bowers@mountainview.gov www.mountainview.gov/library Admission: Free.
Mountain View Free (Electric) Shuttle in Mountain View (starting Jan 2015) by Daniel DeBolt / Mountain View Voice On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people to get to and from most major destinations in the city. The “100 percent electric” 16-passenger shuttles – equipped with WiFi and donated by Google – will start […]
Mountain View Snow Comes to Mountain View by Michelle Le / Mountain View Voice Santa came to town Monday night, as Mountain View held its annual holiday celebration with snow, carols and the ceremonial lighting of the community tree. While Monday broke records in some Bay Area cities as the warmest Dec. 8 on record, kids got to sled down a snowy […]
Mountain View Holiday Train coming to Mountain View by Andrea Gemmet / Mountain View Voice Caltrain’s annual holiday train will be pulling into Mountain View on Saturday, Dec. 6. Festivities at the station include a performance by the Peninsulaires, an a cappella men’s chorus and member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The decorated train is scheduled to pull in at 6:55 p.m. for […]
Los Altos Harvard’s 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home by The KCM Crew on November 17, 2014 in For Buyers Eric Belsky is Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University. He also currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Research and Housing Policy Debate. Last year, he released a paper on homeownership – The Dream […]
Mountain View Deal for Hangar One, Moffett Fields in Mtn View NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google’s Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield and rehabilitate the landmark Hangar One. The agreement comes more than three years after Google’s top executives offered to restore the massive hangar built in the early 1930s. Planetary Ventures was awarded the lease in February, after […]
Mountain View County Libraries – Including Los Altos – Are Free Again Published on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:05 Written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff – Town Crier Report The Santa Clara County Library District Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Board voted Thursday to eliminate the $80 annual library-card fee for users who do not live in the library district. The vote was 8-3 in favor of […]
Mountain View Google-Donated Shuttle Service Gets Green Light Council OKs Pilot Program After Debate Over Shuttle’s Route by Daniel DeBolt / Mountain View Voice The City Council removed the leg to Alta Vista High School before approving this community shuttle route Tuesday. Courtesy of the City of Mountain View.  In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down […]
Market Statistics Mountain View’s Median Home Price Over $1.3M The median sales price of Mountain View’s single family homes is now over $1,302,000 according to Zillow’s Home Value Index. That is a 17.0% increase over October 2012. What is driving the rapid increase in home values? A combination of factors. One major factor that has come into play is the scarcity of single family homes […]