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MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts likely as school construction costs soar

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are past the point of cutting whistles and bells to stay within budget for...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Patrick Neschleba, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 20 comments | 3939 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire closes Easy Street

A residential structure fire in Mountain View has prompted a road closure this evening, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sorry to hear it, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 587 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission cracks down on council's free seats at Shoreline

Responding to complaints from other cities, the California Fair Political Practices Commission is regulating the use of free...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 22, 2009 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 2466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 13, 2015 at 2:51 am | 9 comments | 3064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home school program back on the table

A modified version of Mountain View Whisman's home schooling program may be here to stay — or at least back for the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another ISP parent, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 3174 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council fails to put temporary ban on pot clubs

A proposed temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View fizzled during Tuesday night's council meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by NonYa BeezWax, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 1997 Views

AROUND TOWN

City aims to close 'scofflaw' pot club

The city has filed an injunction to shut down a storefront marijuana dispensary in Mountain View known as Buddy's even as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cancer-fighter, on May 15, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 1608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news Tuesday about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by spacecase, on Aug 3, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 11 comments | 1579 Views

ELECTIONS

Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 3739 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looking at busy year in 2011

It may prove to be one of the most pivotal years in city history, for the simple reason that a new city manager will be hired...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 12, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1591 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apartment burglarized on Alvin Street

An apartment in the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 9 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:39 am | 7 comments | 1773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 17, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm sets records

The storm that struck Thursday night triggered more than 700 lightning strikes around the Bay Area, set new records for rainfall...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Seer Clearly, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steins beer garden appeal goes to council Tuesday

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 2168 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 5016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian deaths, bag ban, Hangar One top the news in 2012

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by SaveHangarOne, on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA continues to push buses lanes for El Camino

While the future of air traffic at Moffett Field may be the most important concern for Mountain View residents (as some still...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Disband, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 2329 Views
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