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New track and field in the works for Crittenden Middle School

The city's middle schools may soon have some parity when it comes to playing field quality, after City Council members supported...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kostka, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 13687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee upset over school board agendas

The normally mundane and uncontroversial process of setting items for future agendas in the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Internet Referee, on Sep 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 18 comments | 1637 Views

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New affordable housing comes with big price tag

A city committee gave initial support Tuesday for contributing $5.8 million toward building 60 units of affordable housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:48 am | 15 comments | 3477 Views

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Rainy season off to a dry start

Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 2332 Views

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LinkedIn campus plans win praise

LinkedIn's transformative plans for a new North Bayshore campus received a round of accolades from Mountain View officials...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:45 am | 9 comments | 2053 Views

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Officer punched in concert altercation

A 45-year-old Daly City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly walked into traffic, fled police and punched...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by TAX Booze, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 10 comments | 2506 Views

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Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 2509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alternative styles praised in local Teacher of the Year winners

Two teachers in Mountain View who have taken their teaching techniques off the beaten path, inspiring students and peers...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 3512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Reality, on Sep 28, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 1197 Views

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Highway debris flattens tires in Mountain View

Nine vehicles driving on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View received flat tires this morning as a result of debris...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

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Police prepare for major Shoreline event

The Mountain View Police Department released an advisory warning people of the potential use of drugs and health concerns...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Witness, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 19 comments | 3752 Views

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Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:50 am | 14 comments | 8499 Views

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CHP: Motorcyclist splitting lanes on Highway 101 when fatal crash occurred

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto appears to have been splitting lanes at a high rate of speed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Sep 25, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 9 comments | 3146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 5104 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 Vittorio, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:13 am | 25 comments | 5925 Views

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Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by North Whisman Original, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 3617 Views

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Tired of drought, local tap water tastes off

I m sick to death of this drought, the heat, and the awful smelly bad tasting water coming though the taps. Misery loves...

Original post made by DroughtedOut on Sep. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 433 Views

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City looks to loosen rules on granny units

In what might be a drop in the bucket toward solving the local housing shortage, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by hoffmanj@gmail.com, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

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University withholds Mountain View earthquake safety data

The city of Mountain View is poised to begin a $350,000 study to identify residential buildings that are prone to collapse...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 13 comments | 3643 Views

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Two struck in paintball gun drive-by

Police are searching for suspects who had allegedly shot a paintball gun at people on El Camino Real on Sunday. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 24, 2015 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views
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