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Power quickly restored after outage in Mountain View

A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1597 Views

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Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Aug 18, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 22 comments | 2454 Views

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City plans yearly shredding event

Mountain View residents once again will get a chance to safely dispose of old tax returns, bank statements and medical records...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by vet, on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 17 comments | 2317 Views

ELECTIONS

P.E. issue pulls in candidates

The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

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VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

The Valley Transportation Association will be closing Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station early next year. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 3619 Views

ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 611 Views

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Five county residents infected with West Nile virus

Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dumbing Down, on Aug 17, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 100 comments | 3597 Views

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Lots left to do in massive toxic cleanup

A watchdog group has offered ways to improve the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to clean up and monitor the toxics...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 780 Views

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Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1170 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn busted over worker pay, pays $6 million

The booming Mountain View company that helps people find jobs has been ordered by the United States Labor Department to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by @Scott Lamb, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 3514 Views

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Man stabbed in park

A Sunnyvale man was reportedly stabbed at Whisman Park on Wednesday, Aug. 6, during a fight. Police have no suspects in the...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 15, 2014 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plan would beam WiFi from the sky

One of the latest sci-fi-esque projects to come out of Google's skunkworks is one that could replace traditional internet...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by jibzzzz, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:02 am | 6 comments | 6006 Views

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Man seriously injured in downtown fight

A man suffered serious injuries last Saturday when he was allegedly punched during an argument and fractured his skull when...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 5 comments | 2019 Views

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Try this on for size

Tiffany Gush, owner of Empire Vintage Clothing in Mountain View, sat quietly on her new shop's floor wearing a bright shawl...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 114 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 3856 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by oldtimer, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 437 Views

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A tasty bite of local history

The Mountain View Historical Society celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday with help from the city's most historic hamburger,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Deb Riffin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1186 Views
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