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ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 4164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested on drug, weapon, child endangerment charges

Mountain View police arrested a man on drug and other charges Monday after officers found narcotics and two teenagers under...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by timo, on Jul 16, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 2284 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Don't muddy the waters on November ballot

The Mountain View City Council made serious mistakes, in our view, when it approved an anemic set of rules that the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by @So what happened?, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 789 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 23498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 2264 Views

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Spare the Air alert called for Friday

A third Spare the Air alert in as many days has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, air quality officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Citizen J, on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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Police: homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

The owner of a Mountain View acupuncture clinic whose body was found in her Palo Alto home on July 7 was identified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors , on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5431 Views

ELECTIONS

New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by @Cuernavaca , on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3646 Views

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Robots rolling in dough

Plenty of tech-savvy start-ups nestled in Mountain View have striven to save the world while raking in cash – but this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Pizza Steve, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 6348 Views

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Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 6285 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to discuss alternatives for rent-control measure

In a special meeting on Thursday, Mountain View elected leaders will make a last-ditch effort to consider some kind of alternative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2634 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crowdfunding drive to aid seniors

Mountain View's Community Service Agency (CSA) will join in this week's GIVE65 event, using a national crowd-funding platform...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 11, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stabbing at Rengstorff Park

A young person is recovering after an apparent stabbing in Mountain View Saturday night, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mountain View Advocate, on Jul 11, 2016 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 4549 Views

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Police seek public's help in finding missing woman

Mountain View police are asking for help Sunday night locating a woman last seen in the morning driving to church in an...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jul 11, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 3571 Views

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City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:13 am | 25 comments | 6734 Views

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Monte Carlo looks to grow the party

Mountain View's Latin nightclub Monte Carlo wants to raise the roof on its city-issued use permit. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by EZ E, on Jul 10, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 4636 Views

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Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2016 at 9:08 am | 13 comments | 4370 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2803 Views

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Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views
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