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MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, 1 hour ago | 33 comments | 1258 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 1 hour ago | 16 comments | 2605 Views

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Punch-out at Rengstorff Park

Police arrested a Mountain View man late Sunday afternoon after he allegedly started punching two people sitting on a bench...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 671 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested on suspicion of hate crime

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man Sunday night after he yelled racial epithets and threatened a man in a downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1297 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by tommygee54, 6 hours ago | 64 comments | 2711 Views

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Council OKs $1.2 million for studies of North Bayshore housing

Throwing a new twist into future development plans in North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by No water, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 1814 Views

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Disability Pride Parade moves to Mountain View

Disabled and non-disabled residents of Silicon Valley will march together in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 21,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Ann Barbara Ann Bonner, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 1932 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus lanes win praise from public, concern from council

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Blake, 16 hours ago | 222 comments | 5227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Questionable hire, on Apr 19, 2015 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 1603 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wiener takes all

At Chez Franc on California Avenue in Palo Alto, the house-made franks are top notch. The double-cheeseburger's great, too. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by O-pen O-pen O-pen, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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Expect delays during Foothill Expy. bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway could be delayed by 10 minutes or more today at Loyola Corners as work begins on the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Hi Pot, I'm the Kettle, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:53 am | 12 comments | 1855 Views

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Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 2610 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1.2 million price tag to explore North Bayshore housing

In what is sure to be a closely watched meeting, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday will discuss ways to include housing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by MV Mom, on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 2988 Views

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East Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure

Police have arrested an East Palo Alto man on charges that he exposed himself to at least three people last month at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by 2 helped it happen again, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

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Mountain View's fire chief stepping down

Mountain View's top fire official, who ushered in greater cooperation among the hodgepodge of South Bay emergency agencies,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by agree with Observer, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
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OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn sets sights on local watering hole

One of Mountain View's well-established bars is the latest property in the cross-hairs of a rapid spree of development proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:23 am | 12 comments | 5572 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Tim May, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:31 am | 173 comments | 45898 Views
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