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AROUND TOWN

City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 19, 2015 at 7:07 am | 20 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come to a Holiday Faire!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula presents our Annual Holiday Faire! Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4 pm 11311 Mora...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

MOVIES

The importance of being well-dressed

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New fields offer room to play

After 11 years of studies, planning and construction, Mountain View is set to open the new Shoreline Athletic Fields next...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ornithologically speaking, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Podcar proponents tout futuristic transit vision

Mass transit is ripe for a revolution, but a new wave of speedy and specialized systems to move people still faces high hurdles...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 4096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops pull over driverless car

Perhaps it was bound to happen eventually - Google's autonomous car program got its first run-in with the law on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 4143 Views

AROUND TOWN

New monument honors Mountain View veterans

Mountain View city officials will be unveiling a new monument next week to honor local military veterans who defended the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 2466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic nightmare due to huge accident on 101 late Saturday evening

We drove the Shoreline on ramp to 101 sb Saturday evening and there appeared to be a huge accident. Many emergency vehicles...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 298 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain delays after Sunnyvale crash damages crossing gate

A two-car collision damaged a Caltrain crossing gate in Sunnyvale and has disrupted service this afternoon, a transit agency...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two lanes on Alma Street in Palo Alto closed after crew hits water line

One northbound lane and one southbound lane of Alma Street in Palo Alto is shut down this morning after a contractor hit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4884 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 | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5432 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1571 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 | 396 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 | 368 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 23153 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1973 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 | 2495 Views
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