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Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by They'll come begging again, 2 hours ago | 43 comments | 3677 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Protect the trail, 2 hours ago | 46 comments | 1669 Views

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Why $15 by 18 is a bad and misguided idea

In anticipation of the Sept 2, 2015 community meeting regarding minimum wage, I feel compelled to provide input regarding...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 76 Views

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City sets new parking rules for Levi's Stadium 49ers games

It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Not that dramatic, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 2946 Views

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City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Joe , 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1137 Views

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Police seek home burglary suspects

Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a home in Mountain View last week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1014 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by news, 17 hours ago | 37 comments | 1176 Views

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Police tech debuts at city tech expo

Residents in Mountain View got a recent peek at some of the new technology the city's police force is using to fight crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_dummisher, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 1905 Views

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Back to the land

Food lover, food writer and nationally respected food advocate Ruth Reichl will appear in Mountain View on Monday, Aug. 31,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by MV Farm Preservation?, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 762 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Non Methane Hydrocarbons, on Aug 27, 2015 at 4:36 am | 22 comments | 3066 Views

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Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Learn to Read, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 1041 Views

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Pipe-wielding man arrested after injuring two

Two people sustained minor injuries after a man police describe as a transient hit them with a pipe at the Alibi Bar in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to hire new PIO

Communication between the community and the district office has been spotty for the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tamara Wilson , on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1798 Views

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MV fire crew battling Mad River wildfires

Two weeks ago, the Mountain View Fire Department called on its neighbors through a mutual aid program to help extinguish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 26, 2015 at 5:41 am | 2 comments | 2604 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by LASD Operations, on Aug 25, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 56 comments | 3387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1495 Views

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Monte Carlo looks to grow the party

Mountain View's Latin nightclub Monte Carlo wants to raise the roof on its city-issued use permit. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 41 comments | 2795 Views

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One year later, unsolved murder at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 am | 1 comment | 778 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 981 Views

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One year later, unsolved killing at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 3036 Views
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