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Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 8 hours ago | 30 comments | 2963 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by BCS Parent, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Impasse in teacher salary talks

Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by ba, 12 hours ago | 89 comments | 5298 Views

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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 1105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by car driver, 14 hours ago | 47 comments | 3558 Views

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Burglary suspect caught on video

Police released photos of a man who they believe broke entry into a Mountain View home where he slept inside and stole property...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Another candidate, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 993 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, 16 hours ago | 16 comments | 1981 Views

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Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Maher, 16 hours ago | 17 comments | 5798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Con: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

Vote against a school bond? How can anyone argue that? It would truly take a most unusual circumstance to motivate such a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Local resident, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 235 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure

Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1039 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 628 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advicio, on Sep 27, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1290 Views

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Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 2206 Views

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Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 2172 Views

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Two found dead in possible gas leak

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by hmax, on Sep 27, 2014 at 4:52 am | 15 comments | 7124 Views

ELECTIONS

Censorship Strikes Again in Mountain View

Last week, a man was arrested for allegedly attempting to destroy a Pat Showalter sign after he was confronted by a courageous...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 26, 2014 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special School Board Meeting on Teacher Negotiations

Community, in case you are interested in the topic, and haven't heard, a Special Meeting of the local elementary school...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 65 Views

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More than 100 arrested at Shoreline rave

The speakers didn't go up to 11 last weekend at the Beyond Wonderland electronica dance festival. Though the number of narcotics-related...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Hudson, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 21 comments | 3150 Views

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Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours

Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: City Council candidate forums

October will be a busy month for City Council candidate forums, including a new one this election year organized by Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 621 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
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Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
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Men Are Good For Three Things
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Retreat Day
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Cellphone Charging Challenges
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