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ELECTIONS

Our Home — Our Bay: Vote Yes on Measure AA

By Pat Showalter and Gary Kremen San Francisco Bay is a part of all our lives — whether we live or work along the Bay,...

Original post made by Pat Showalter and Gary Kremen on May. 23, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

House fire victim searching for missing dog

A two-alarm fire tore through the garage of a Sylvan Park home last Friday, injuring a man who said he lost all of his belongings...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Charlene, on May 22, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by ward johnnson, on May 22, 2016 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 1342 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Campaign Spending Disclosure

In the 2014 Mountain View City Council race, significant independent expenditures were made to influence the outcome of the...

Original post made by Lucas Ramirez on May. 21, 2016
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AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows

Mountain View's Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows community is a potpourri of diversity in northern Santa Clara County. Bounded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on May 20, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 914 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by George Washington, on May 20, 2016 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 267 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: Staying hot

In its thirteenth year of business, Cascal is still reviewer Dale Bentson's tip-of-the-tongue recommendation for a lively...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Eater, on May 20, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small fire burns Google Earth car, campus building

Mountain View police are reporting that a Google Earth car and a nearby building on the Google campus were both damaged by...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by who knows, on May 20, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2277 Views

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City to fly pride flag in June

A proposal to fly the LGBT pride flag in downtown Mountain View in June received the City Council's blessing, but not without...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 19, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 8 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing idea gains traction among school employees

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are moving full-steam ahead on exploring ways to house teachers in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by m2grs, on May 19, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Djgaydos, on May 19, 2016 at 11:07 am | 196 comments | 59200 Views

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Roundtable on Mountain View's metamorphosis

On Wednesday, May 18, a panel of experts will convene for a public discussion on the many changes affecting Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SP Phil, on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 3027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former anesthesia tech at Stanford Hospital pleads no contest to sexual battery

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital accused of groping surgery patients pleaded no contest on Monday to two...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by May Skip Sentencing, on May 19, 2016 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

ELECTIONS

VIDEOS: State Assembly District 24 candidate interviews

To help voters become familiar with the eight candidates vying to replace Rich Gordon in Sacramento, the Mountain View Voice...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 19, 2016 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS baseball on the upswing

Mountain View High School's varsity baseball team is playing against San Mateo in the CCS playoffs today at 4 p.m. It's...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by @ Eric, on May 19, 2016 at 6:58 am | 2 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

City faces tough trade-offs for Castro crossing's future

In a packed community meeting on Tuesday, May 10, a team of consultants laid out how the city could undertake a dramatic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on May 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 31 comments | 3465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing

Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Doing my part, on May 18, 2016 at 11:21 am | 21 comments | 1975 Views

BOOKS

A cure for long pharmacy waits

There's no shortage of start-ups offering quick, same-day delivery for groceries and other goods, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
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OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area cities could loosen drought restrictions

Water restrictions across California may soon be lifted, after Gov. Jerry Brown and state regulators announced new plans...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Some Dude, on May 17, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff principal to tackle student achievement gap

Armed with ambitious new plans to close the achievement gap, the Mountain View Whisman School District chose Huff Principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
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