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City looks into growing RV encampments

Mountain View officials are taking a closer look at the growing number of people living in motor homes and trailers on city...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Nov 13, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 31 comments | 4861 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Science and math shine at 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards

It's not often you get to see actor B. J. Novak, tech investor Yuri Milner and former CIA director David Patraeus together....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, on Nov 13, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2720 Views

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Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 5422 Views

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Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 1558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last Thursday marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary schools' campus....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 389 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Rent-increase mediation law could help

Even though six of seven members of the Mountain View City Council were screened and endorsed by landlord groups using fictitious...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 361 Views

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Walmart shoe thief sought

Police are seeking the public's help in finding a suspect who escaped Walmart security over the weekend after he put on a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:37 am | 4 comments | 2354 Views

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Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 23133 Views

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Council finalizes $15 minimum wage hike

Despite a last stand by local merchants, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday signed off on the last approval needed...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Steve Old Town, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 10 comments | 1962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FAA: Planes flying over Palo Alto, Mountain View hit by laser

Palo Altans and other Bay Area residents may be frustrated by aircraft noise since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Ron MV, on Nov 12, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 5 comments | 2491 Views

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Crime brief: burglary suspect arrested

Police arrested a Sunnyvale man last week after he allegedly ransacked two storage units, then returned to the scene to make...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Not to bright, on Nov 12, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Incident this morning

I was on the Northbound 305 train this morning at 5:57 am (as I am almost every morning) for my commute to Berkeley, when...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 214 Views

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School district backs out of controversial building practice

The Mountain View Whisman School District is changing how it does business with construction companies, ditching a strategy...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 12, 2015 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 2744 Views

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Willing to serve

Mountain View resident Clifford Yip, 87, remembers growing up in California knowing that as a Chinese-American, his options...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by LP, on Nov 11, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 3042 Views

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Empire Vintage Clothing closing up shop forever!

Empire Vintage Clothing will close their doors forever, December 19th. After, many years in Palo Alto- the only vintage clothing...

Original post made by Empire Vintage Clothing on Nov. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fresh & Easy calls it quits

The shelves are half-empty at Mountain View's Fresh & Easy grocery store on Rengstorff Avenue, after it was announced last...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 38 comments | 6303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An elegant 'Proof'

David Auburn's "Proof" is a slim, sneaky wonder of theatrical storytelling. TheatreWorks stages an outstanding production...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last night marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary School campus. After...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 2752 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: A flat minimum-wage hike could harm local restaurants

No employer wants to see employees struggling. But small businesses themselves struggle to keep their doors open and provide...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 10, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 570 Views
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