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OTHER ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, 11 minutes ago | 1 comment | 370 Views

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Simitian proposes cap on BART funding

The 2016 election is still more than a year away, but Santa Clara County officials are already testing the waters for a new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Another Idea, 40 minutes ago | 7 comments | 538 Views

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Man arrested after confronting five students

Police arrested a 34-year-old man on Wednesday morning after he reportedly accosted five middle school students in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sibling Rivalry, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 401 Views

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City sets new parking rules for Levi's Stadium 49ers games

It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Reader, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 3024 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 Consultant, 3 hours ago | 51 comments | 1694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, 3 hours ago | 40 comments | 1222 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by NEON, 4 hours ago | 23 comments | 3156 Views

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Two sought in laundry room burglary

Police are searching for two suspects who burglarized an apartment laundry room Wednesday, stealing hundreds of dollars in...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by Reader, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 897 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by They'll come begging again, 10 hours ago | 43 comments | 3696 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why $15 by 18 is a bad and misguided idea

In anticipation of the Sept 2, 2015 community meeting regarding minimum wage, I feel compelled to provide input regarding...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 98 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Joe , 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1209 Views

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Police seek home burglary suspects

Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a home in Mountain View last week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 27, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

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Police tech debuts at city tech expo

Residents in Mountain View got a recent peek at some of the new technology the city's police force is using to fight crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_dummisher, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1934 Views

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Back to the land

Food lover, food writer and nationally respected food advocate Ruth Reichl will appear in Mountain View on Monday, Aug. 31,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by MV Farm Preservation?, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

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Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Learn to Read, on Aug 26, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 3 comments | 1085 Views

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Pipe-wielding man arrested after injuring two

Two people sustained minor injuries after a man police describe as a transient hit them with a pipe at the Alibi Bar in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to hire new PIO

Communication between the community and the district office has been spotty for the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tamara Wilson , on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1815 Views

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MV fire crew battling Mad River wildfires

Two weeks ago, the Mountain View Fire Department called on its neighbors through a mutual aid program to help extinguish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 26, 2015 at 5:41 am | 2 comments | 2612 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by LASD Operations, on Aug 25, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 56 comments | 3398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views
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