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Car-dwelling homeless inspire church copycats

Their apartment was just a short drive away, but on Friday evening Steve and Teresa Peters decided not to go home. They packed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by @Rex Manor, on Mar 15, 2016 at 1:00 am | 33 comments | 4347 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Court rulings gives big boost to high-speed rail

California's high-speed rail system surged past a major legal obstacle this week when a Sacramento Superior Court judge tossed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by psr, on Mar 14, 2016 at 12:25 am | 8 comments | 2609 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chief named in sexual harassment lawsuit

A civil lawsuit filed Monday is taking aim at the Mountain View Police Department, alleging that a culture of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 7827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shuttered care home seeks to re-open

Attorneys for a Mountain View care home for the mentally disabled say they intend to fight the decision by state regulators...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by OR, on Mar 12, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 4 comments | 2535 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Mar 12, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1783 Views

ELECTIONS

Becker withdraws from Assembly race

California state Assembly candidate Josh Becker announced in an email on Friday, March 11, that he will no longer be running...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 3071 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney Michael Martello is stepping down

City officials announced Tuesday that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Anyone remember?, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 3128 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Skirnir Hamilton, on Mar 10, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 21 comments | 24837 Views

RESTAURANTS

Crime brief: man arrested in alleged assault at Molly Magees

Police arrested a 21-year-old Mountain View man over the weekend after he allegedly attacked an employee at Molly Magees. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Well..., on Mar 10, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: no easy solution for city's car-dwellers

These days, Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park looks something like a used-car lot, or maybe a campground. On the far side...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Mar 10, 2016 at 8:14 am | 34 comments | 5563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery trails spur a whodunit at Cuesta Annex

Almost every morning, Colleen Mullenex starts her day by taking her dog for a leisurely walk at the Cuesta Park Annex, the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Water saving vandal, on Mar 9, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 3586 Views

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Highway 85 express lanes face steep opposition

A major project that would add toll lanes to all 24 miles of Highway 85 has cleared environmental review and is headed into...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 9, 2016 at 7:34 am | 12 comments | 3169 Views

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EL CAMINO HOSPITAL STAFF

I HAVEN'T HAD MANY OPPERTUNITYS TO EXPRESS MY APPRECIATION TO THIS HOSPITAL STAFF FOR THE WONDERFUL TREATMENT MY WIFE AND...

Original post made by al stuetzle on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lynda Steele, former Abilities United director, dies

Lynda Steele advocated over four decades for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities, shepherding a movement...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alice H., on Mar 8, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

ELECTIONS

Will city enact new campaign finance rules?

With a City Council election on the horizon, the Mountain View City Council is considering a package of new restrictions...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1483 Views

ELECTIONS

Highway 85 express lanes face steep opposition

A major project that would add toll lanes to all 24 miles of Highway 85 has cleared environmental review and is headed into...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Wow, glad my friends don't do that, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 741 Views

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Council OKs plans for dense housing in North Bayshore

Laying out a road map for the future of North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday dove into the nitty-gritty...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by @Old Mountain View, on Mar 7, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 26 comments | 9418 Views

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A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sensible??, on Mar 7, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 645 Views

ELECTIONS

Mobile-home residents fear eviction threat

While the City Council was laying out a future vision of expansive housing in North Bayshore, the area's current residents...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by Shandra, on Mar 7, 2016 at 11:26 am | 15 comments | 3157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 1820 Views
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