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City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Econ fan, 3 minutes ago | 24 comments | 649 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Unangst's ballot designation challenged

A Mountain View City Council candidate is going to have to change his ballot designation after being challenged over his...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by U.B. Red-ick-you-lus, 12 minutes ago | 12 comments | 671 Views

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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Voter and Parent, 19 minutes ago | 44 comments | 1292 Views

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Council race: phone survey raises questions

Mountain View voters are being surveyed about how they might vote in the November City Council election, prompting questions...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack C, 59 minutes ago | 21 comments | 217 Views

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Crime brief: man causes hospital disturbance

Police arrested a 48-year-old Folsom man last week after he entered a hospital on Castro Street and allegedly caused a disturbance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Related?, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1859 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 4 hours ago | 4 comments | 1141 Views

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Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 4 hours ago | 37 comments | 1860 Views

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City Council candidate forums scheduled

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by ES, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 481 Views

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Timely and tender

The current offering in TheatreWorks' new season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes, who previously...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 195 Views

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Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bruce, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 58 comments | 12032 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by jason l, on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 22 comments | 2302 Views

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An Integrated Increased Housing Plan

Mountain View General Plan 2030 identifies five (5) change areas for new housing and one potential additional area. Traditionally,...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnow on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 53 Views

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Election a change of pace for MVLA

School board elections are getting a lot of attention this year. Another last-minute candidate joined the race for a spot...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Torok on PE, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 454 Views

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LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 4262 Views

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Bike Share marks first anniversary with discounts, freebies

Bay Area Bike Share is celebrating its first anniversary by extending special offers to its members this week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Not enough data, on Aug 28, 2014 at 6:46 am | 8 comments | 1188 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 4508 Views

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6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 27, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 17 comments | 2730 Views

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New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

From chocolate faucets to kumquat sorbetto, there's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

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Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size

Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 17 comments | 4942 Views

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Bridging the digital divide

Computers and mobile devices are turning into a staple school supply for kids in the Bay Area. The new requirement for all...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by @Hmm, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1378 Views
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,456 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 14 comments | 1,287 views