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OTHER ISSUES

Housing crisis forces CSA to shift gears

For decades, the Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos has served as the safety net for residents in need....

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 3671 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail team makes whistle stop in MV

With a fresh new business plan in hand, officials with the California High Speed Rail Authority updated Mountain View leaders...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brown's Biggest Boondoggle, on May 9, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 11 comments | 3521 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by sfcanative, on May 9, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 58 comments | 3979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 9, 2016 at 8:14 am | 14 comments | 9022 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sniffs out food-composting program

Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on May 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 27 comments | 3564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big pay raise for high school

5% raise? What are other local school districts offering? $141k to work 10 months a year? This seems obscene...

Original post made by Member on May. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 352 Views

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More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Santa Clara County's homeless residents are getting older, as more seniors are unable to afford the region's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on May 6, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 3087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by not misinformed or inaccurate, on May 5, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 24 comments | 3418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos Hills man arrested on charges of molesting boy, possessing child porn

A 54-year-old man accused of molesting a boy for about eight years was arrested in Los Altos Hills last week, a Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Uh, Wow, on May 5, 2016 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 2989 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5180 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at statewide journalism competition

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association [http://epublish.multiad.com/CNPA_BNC_2015/...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by not so Old Steve, on May 4, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

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Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View

It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Spellman, on May 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 3008 Views

MOVIES

century16/movies

A list of current movies at Century 16....

Original post made by ray peterson on May. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

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How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on May 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 7 comments | 2371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 1939 Views

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Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 3722 Views
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