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ELECTIONS

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 54 comments | 5472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

City settles with contractor

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept a $194,000 settlement from a contractor for errors stemming from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:35 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

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Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 15, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 3082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1399 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Weather service: First in series of rain storms starts tonight

Rain is forecast for the next six or seven days in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, bringing with it the chance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2081 Views

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'Meteor' sighted over Bay Area sky was a missile test launch

A bright light traveling across the dark sky Tuesday morning was one of two missile tests conducted by the U.S. Navy over...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by No Name, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

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Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2647 Views

SPORTS

San Bruno's exploded gas line also runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas pipe that blew up in San Bruno killing at least seven also happens to run through residential areas of...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7365 Views

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Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally

Waving signs and carrying photos of their immigrant ancestors, a crowd of demonstrators gathered in Mountain View at noon...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 3017 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2017 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2557 Views

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Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 17 comments | 2631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit, but still looks for more services

Santa Clara County teenagers in mental-health crisis can now access inpatient hospital beds within the county's borders at...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested after attack at MV auto parts store

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a dust-up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mountain View, where he allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3156 Views

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Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless

Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jessie , on Feb 12, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 40 comments | 5787 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community forum to touch on local impact from Trump's rise

On Saturday, the city will host its first civility roundtable of 2017, "Affirming Mountain View's Values and Building Community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by @What war, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 16 comments | 2432 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by lip service, on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:50 am | 6 comments | 3170 Views

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Judge dismisses ex-cop's lawsuit against city

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge this week shot down a former police officer's suit alleging the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by nite walkinghippie, on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1841 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their gas and electric...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Feb 12, 2017 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 1651 Views

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Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'

In a sense, "When the Game Stands Tall" the Hollywood-ization of De La Salle High School's legendary Spartans football team...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7846 Views
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