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Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Zee Kay, on May 20, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 22 comments | 8530 Views

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MV veteran inducted into French Legion of Honor

It's safe to say that there aren't too many residents of Mountain View who belong to the French Legion of Honor. Alfonso...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on May 20, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views

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Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by USA, on May 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 21 comments | 6405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 1878 Views

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Housing dealt setback in North Bayshore decision

Through last year's election and a string of subsequent policy decisions, Mountain View officials signaled they wanted to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by hoffmanj@gmail.com, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 2740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four MV schools honored with CA Gold Ribbon awards

Both of Mountain View's middle schools and two of its high schools have been selected this month as California Gold Ribbon...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by forced out, on May 19, 2015 at 5:50 am | 3 comments | 2504 Views

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Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 11859 Views

ELECTIONS

Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 18, 2015 at 3:24 am | 12 comments | 3273 Views

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Hate the ECR Decision? Please sign the online petition

https://www.change.org/p/mountain-view-city-council-keep-el-camino-real-in-mountain-view If you are like most here who...

Original post made by Make them listen on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by we need some sunlight, on May 17, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 39 comments | 979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 808 Views

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Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shonda Ranson, on May 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 1562 Views

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Flags needed for ped crossing Grant @ Cuesta park

There is a cross walk on Grant road that leads from Cuesta Park to Sleeper Ave that is a fatality waiting to happen. What...

Original post made by Don\'t Want to be killed by a car on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris Hildebrand, on May 16, 2015 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private Screening of 'Particle Fever' with Producer Q & A to benefit local school

June 3, 2015 from 7 to 10 pm Bluelight Cinema, Cupertino Enjoy the rare opportunity to attend a private screening of...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on May. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 467 Views

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Pedestrian threatened, PA man arrested

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 15, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1957 Views

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Bike to Work Day kicks into high gear

Hundreds of Mountain View workers will keep the car home and instead hop on their bikes this Thursday for the annual Bike...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rolling Silently, on May 15, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 17 comments | 2199 Views

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Four suspects arrested after cop hit by car

Four suspects are in custody after a suspected financial fraud incident at an AT&T store in Mountain View in which two of...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jes saying to Jes Sayin, on May 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 10 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD hosts broad outreach sessions

The Los Altos School District is seeking broad public input for how to handle growing enrollment with $150 million in bond...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Psul, on May 15, 2015 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 7161 Views

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City to ID hazardous 'soft-story' buildings

The city of Mountain View is set to follow the example of San Francisco and Berkeley after staff last week proposed taking...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 14, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 6 comments | 2768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends paid parking pilot program that lost over $100,000

In all the furor over the BRT lanes, the fact that last week, the Council also extended the controversial paid parking program...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 14, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 350 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
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