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ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 4320 Views

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A tasty bite of local history

The Mountain View Historical Society celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday with help from the city's most historic hamburger,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Deb Riffin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

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Stanford professor wins highest award in mathematics

A Stanford University professor today became the first woman to win the highest honor in mathematics. Maryam Mirzakhani was...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Mr. T, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North Bayshore plan draws critique over housing

Former city manager Bruce Liedstrand spent much of the 1980s running the city of Mountain View, when the downtown was being...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Growther in N. Shoreline, on Aug 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 53 comments | 9919 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 5860 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by What Does It Cost?, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2129 Views

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Leapin' lizards!

Caleb is tickled to be holding Squash, a bearded dragon lizard owned by Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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All quiet on the Whisman front

As the filing period to run for local school boards comes to a close this week, some Mountain View residents might be getting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

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EPA to host meeting on MV's largest toxic plume

On Monday evening, Aug. 11, the EPA will host a meeting at City Hall about ongoing efforts to clean up the toxics left behind...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Did anyone attend?, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1708 Views

OTHER ISSUES

From barnyard to butcher shop

Have a hankering for rib-eye, pork belly, tri tip, short ribs, oyster steak or some Boston butt? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 298 Views

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Honor Flight to take WWII vets to Washington DC

The Honor Flight Network sends World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., at no cost to the veteran, where they receive guided...

Original post made by Connie Johnson on Aug. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 169 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 3004 Views

ELECTIONS

New candidates emerge for high school board

What looked like a quiet election may turn out to be a tight race for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 2722 Views

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County moves ahead with plan to house border kids

A plan that could allow local residents to house dozens of the Central American children detained at the United States southern...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 13 comments | 2816 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 Sad, on Aug 8, 2014 at 7:57 am | 44 comments | 842 Views

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VTA looks to improve service to Levi's Stadium

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by 9ers fan, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 2224 Views

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Nine arrests at Shoreline country concert

Summer concert season is in full-swing at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, and that means a big spike in arrests...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by D-unique, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 13 comments | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 5436 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2013

Our readers have spoken, and they've picked the top restaurants, retailers and professionals. Mountain View's best of the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 20863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New ball fields for Shoreline

New public baseball, softball and soccer fields for youth and adult sports leagues may begin construction soon near the Google...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 7, 2014 at 12:08 am | 12 comments | 3574 Views
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