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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise
With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council... Last comment 3 minutes ago | 21 comments

Library bike repair station open to the public
Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike... Last comment on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 19 comments

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'
Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman... Last comment 3 hours ago | 24 comments

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces
With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office... Last comment 3 hours ago | 22 comments

 
 
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Council to ask voters for a raise
City Council members voted Tuesday to trim down a proposed raise in pay for themselves, expressing fear that residents wouldn't approve of a boost that would bring it up to minimum wage. Wednesday, 12:25 PM | 7 comments

Spartan Robotics undefeated, heads to the finals
The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon Valley Regional event. Spartan Robotics, or Team 971, won all 35 of their matches, and placed first overall out of 59 participating teams. Wednesday, 9:01 AM | 1 comments

County seeks owners of $244K in unclaimed money
The Santa Clara County Department of Revenue has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money on deposit with the County. Tuesday, 12:04 PM

Google grant a boon to local teachers
A Google grant that funded more than 700 Bay Area classroom projects last month is starting to pay off. Hundreds of teachers who requested everything from books to violin strings and boxing gloves on the nonprofit charity website Tuesday, 11:39 AM

Earth Day for burrowing owls ... and Spider-Man
There were some notable volunteers helping with a project to restore burrowing owl habitat at Shoreline Park on Monday, including Jamie Foxx, who chatted with Mayor Chris Clark, and fellow cast members from the new Amazing Spider-Man movie. Tuesday, 9:45 AM

Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise
With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council members say they want a pay raise to make the job attractive to a wider range of candidates. Monday, 1:55 PM | 21 comments

Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88
Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz expert and educator, who taught jazz at the Palo Alto Adult School for 25 years. Monday, 1:40 PM

County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather homeless shelter at the Sunnyvale Armory, now being demolished. Monday, 10:54 AM | 3 comments

Huge resident turnout supports bringing back a Whisman-Slater school
Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhoods. Friday, 1:59 PM | 24 comments

Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police
Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property and looking through mailboxes along the 100 block of Mercy Street. Friday, 1:46 PM | 2 comments

Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up
Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's minimum wage increased. Friday, 10:00 AM

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces
With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office growth in the development pipeline, the question of how many employees companies choose to pack into their buildings is as important a factor as ever, and one that city officials say is hard to pin down. Thursday, 9:36 AM | 22 comments

Garden debuts at Theuerkauf elementary
While environmental groups prepare to commemorate Earth Day next week, students in elementary schools across Mountain View are getting their hands dirty, and experiencing a little bit of Earth Day every day. Thursday, 11:46 AM | 4 comments

Gang confrontation leads to three arrests
Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon Avenue. Thursday, 7:39 AM | 9 comments

Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

Library bike repair station opens to the public

Rallying support to reopen schools

Startup event attracts middle school students

New track coach inspires students

 

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