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State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect
A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today.... Last comment 22 hours ago | 35 comments

Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan
On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to... Last comment on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments

Yes or No on the LASD Bond?
I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if... Last comment on Sep 18, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 115 comments

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Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car
The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police car last year. Friday, 1:54 PM | 19 comments

Military gear on its way to Mountain View police
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots. Their military weapons, armored vehicles and riot gear raised questions about the militarization of police departments across the country. Friday, 10:34 AM | 9 comments

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 a fee hike for a paper bag in Mountain View's grocery stores that would have raised the price from 10 cents to 25 cents in January. Friday, 10:28 AM | 16 comments

Police seek car burglary suspects
Police are looking for two men who broke into a car at a Safeway in Mountain View and stole an iPod and speakers. Thursday, 3:53 PM | 2 comments

Parents rally around teacher pay issue
Parents rallied behind Mountain View Whisman School District teachers last night at an informal meeting to discuss the recent, contentious issues between the teacher union and the district. Thursday, 12:28 PM | 4 comments

Crime briefs: Walmart arrests, cocaine sales and laptop theft
Three are arrested outside Walmart, concert-goers arrested on cocaine possession charges and detectives track down suspects in laptop theft. Thursday, 11:40 AM

City to impose fines on water-wasters
Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use emergency, banning daytime landscape irrigation and the use of a hose to wash cars and other hard surfaces, among other restrictions. Thursday, 10:28 AM | 17 comments

Candidate threatened by campaign sign vandal
When council candidate Ken Rosenberg confronted a man destroying a fellow candidate's campaign sign last week, he didn't expect what happened next. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 13 comments

Stanford professor wins 'genius grant'
A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's 'genius grant.' Wednesday, 9:41 AM | 1 comments

No labor peace for hotel on city land
In a closed-door meeting last week about a hotel and office development proposed for city land at 750 Moffett Boulevard, Mountain View's City Council decided against a "labor peace" requirement that would have allowed union organizing to go on at the hotel without interference. Tuesday, 5:56 PM | 8 comments

LASD education summit this week
The Los Altos School District will host a three-day education learning summit starting Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts and Covington Elementary School. Tuesday, 1:43 PM

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect
A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today. Tuesday, 10:47 AM | 35 comments

Light rain heading to Bay Area

Cops reach out to residents with podcast

School districts decry new state reserves law

Digital First Media to consider sale of company, local outlets

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

Teachers endorse school board candidates

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

Crime briefs: man arrested at Shoreline and phone robbery at nightclub

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

Walk to raise money for painful disease

County investigating head of child support over use of credit cards

Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Candidate wants to speed up the school district


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