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ELECTIONS

Yes or No on the LASD Bond?

I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if...

Original post made by undecided voter on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by DavidR, 26 minutes ago | 114 comments | 1197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, 1 hours ago | 8 comments | 685 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by eric, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 2150 Views

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Candidate threatened by campaign sign vandal

When council candidate Ken Rosenberg confronted a man destroying a fellow candidate's campaign sign last week, he didn't...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gus, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1513 Views

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Bias in the Voice

Amazing bias, On page one of Town Square all the stories are 2014 except for the one about Lenny Siegel which goes back to...

Original post made by Old Mountain View Resident on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Old Mountain View Resident, 3 hours ago | 19 comments | 298 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 Ken B., 6 hours ago | 24 comments | 1437 Views

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Cops reach out to residents with podcast

Recording microphones and audio-editing software and equipment aren't a common sight around most police departments. However,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Scotts, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 1299 Views

ELECTIONS

No labor peace for hotel on city land

In a closed-door meeting last week about a hotel and office development proposed for city land at 750 Moffett Boulevard,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by GDM, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 970 Views

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Stanford professor wins 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cordelia, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 406 Views

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Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 21 hours ago | 28 comments | 3641 Views

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MVWSD superintendent defends $20 + million in reserves; teachers& parents challenge his priorities

I live in the Shoreline West neighborhood of Mountain View. After watching this video, I am appalled by Mr. Goldman's management...

Original post made by Beth Galvin on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by @MV Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 2621 Views

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Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 1792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School districts decry new state reserves law

Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Charter Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 1155 Views

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Digital First Media to consider sale of company, local newspapers

Digital First Media, the media company that owns the San Jose Mercury News and The Daily News, announced Friday that it has...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 732 Views

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Will NASA Ames workers be 'guinea pigs' for Google?

Google is planning to take a leap forward in the development of its self-driving car by removing drivers from test vehicles...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by concerned guinea pig, on Sep 15, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 27 comments | 3619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 15, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1690 Views

ELECTIONS

KMVT15 wants your questions for televised City Council Debate on Oct. 8th

In early October, KMVT 15 will air live debates on Comcast Channel 15 for Mountain View and Los Altos City Council candidates....

Original post made by KMVT 15 on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google backs 5,000 new homes in North Bayshore

In a planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Google declared support of zoning for as many as 5,000 homes north of Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by long-term-understanding-needed-MV, on Sep 14, 2014 at 9:14 am | 63 comments | 4297 Views

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Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Sep 13, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 1444 Views
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