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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK
Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company... Last comment 1 hour ago | 31 comments

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval
In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to... Last comment 6 hours ago | 29 comments

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled
Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"... Last comment on May 2, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 22 comments

 
 
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"California Burning"
View of Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Normally, on a night like this, the sky would be full of stars. At a time like this (September), a thick band of stars constituting the Milky Way would be clearly visible. But the raging wildfires have blotted everything out. Submitted by Prasenjit Sengupta on Sep 13, 2015

 
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May Day march rallies crowd for political action
A crowd of local immigration-rights activists held a May Day march through Mountain View Sunday to underscore the oft-ignored problems impacting an estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United States.
Tuesday, 1:26 PM

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race
Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the state Assembly, more than any of his seven competitors, campaign-finance documents show. But Vicki Veenker isn't far behind. Monday, 3:29 PM | 1 comments

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View
In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View and Los Altos on Sunday to pick delegates to go the party's national convention in Philadelphia.
Monday, 1:47 PM | 6 comments

Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at state journalism competition
The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest on Saturday, April 30, in San Francisco.
Monday, 11:15 AM | 1 comments

Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing
Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike Share. Sunday, 2:45 PM | 9 comments

Two arrested in Los Altos drug bust
Two people were arrested on Thursday after a search warrant uncovered illicit drugs and a firearm inside a Los Altos home. Monday, 11:16 AM

Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK
Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company will present plans to the City Council on Tuesday for how its Google Fiber service could be installed throughout Mountain View. Friday, 1:49 PM | 31 comments

Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View
It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000 titles. Falling behind on its rent, the business announced in recent days that it needed to shutter its Castro Street shop in the hope that it could reopen in a cheaper location. Friday, 12:47 PM | 4 comments

A turbulent trip for LAHS singers
It's been an exciting April for Los Altos High School's singing talent, but the month got off to a rough start, thanks to a misfire by airline staff that delayed the students' long-planned trip to South Africa. Friday, 12:07 PM

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist
Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants in Yountville and Cupertino.
Friday, 11:05 AM | 5 comments

How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat
Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all those yard decorations beat, in terms of size at least. The front yard at their Spring Street house is quickly becoming a menagerie of elephant statues. Thursday, 10:59 PM | 7 comments

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

What's all this racket about pickleball?

New app tracks city's free shuttles

 

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