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OTHER ISSUES

Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 11039 Views

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Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2015 at 6:43 pm | 23 comments | 3685 Views

ELECTIONS

Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 18, 2015 at 3:24 am | 12 comments | 2962 Views

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Hate the ECR Decision? Please sign the online petition

https://www.change.org/p/mountain-view-city-council-keep-el-camino-real-in-mountain-view If you are like most here who...

Original post made by Make them listen on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by we need some sunlight, on May 17, 2015 at 8:30 pm | 39 comments | 777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shonda Ranson, on May 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

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Flags needed for ped crossing Grant @ Cuesta park

There is a cross walk on Grant road that leads from Cuesta Park to Sleeper Ave that is a fatality waiting to happen. What...

Original post made by Don\'t Want to be killed by a car on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris Hildebrand, on May 16, 2015 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private Screening of 'Particle Fever' with Producer Q & A to benefit local school

June 3, 2015 from 7 to 10 pm Bluelight Cinema, Cupertino Enjoy the rare opportunity to attend a private screening of...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on May. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 57 Views

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Pedestrian threatened, PA man arrested

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 15, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1489 Views

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Bike to Work Day kicks into high gear

Hundreds of Mountain View workers will keep the car home and instead hop on their bikes this Thursday for the annual Bike...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rolling Silently, on May 15, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 17 comments | 1707 Views

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Four suspects arrested after cop hit by car

Four suspects are in custody after a suspected financial fraud incident at an AT&T store in Mountain View in which two of...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jes saying to Jes Sayin, on May 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 10 comments | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD hosts broad outreach sessions

The Los Altos School District is seeking broad public input for how to handle growing enrollment with $150 million in bond...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Psul, on May 15, 2015 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 6399 Views

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City to ID hazardous 'soft-story' buildings

The city of Mountain View is set to follow the example of San Francisco and Berkeley after staff last week proposed taking...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 14, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 6 comments | 2060 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends paid parking pilot program that lost over $100,000

In all the furor over the BRT lanes, the fact that last week, the Council also extended the controversial paid parking program...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 14, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 219 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 11364 Views

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Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rent Control, on May 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 38 comments | 7227 Views

BOOKS

Books: The horrifying, and wonderful, complexities of parenthood

Chara Burnett and Helen Waters are close friends, professionals, Palo Alto mothers and authors of the new book, "If Only...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Huh, on May 13, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1615 Views

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Showers, thunderstorms in forecast for Thursday

Rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area as early as this evening and continue through much of Thursday, National Weather...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on May 13, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 1611 Views

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Voice wins in statewide journalism competition

The Mountain View Voice was honored at a statewide journalism competition on Saturday, winning first place for the best news...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on May 13, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 558 Views
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