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AROUND TOWN

Total lunar eclipse visible in Bay Area tonight

Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth's shadow and leads to a total...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 5036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 3970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 6069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 8855 Views

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Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Their Neighbour, on May 2, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments | 3798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang confrontation leads to three arrests

Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 4147 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8208 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

ELECTIONS

Election pumps up local volunteers

Gilda Desimone and Madeline Damianu paced the downtown train station for hours on Monday, urging morning commuters to vote...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Renee Albera, on Apr 17, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four more arrested in connection with arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 3967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ted, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:35 am | 23 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden debuts at Theuerkauf elementary

While environmental groups prepare to commemorate Earth Day next week, students in elementary schools across Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Krajewski, Arizona resident, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 3047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by DisIntergrate, on May 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 32 comments | 13542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police

Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Renter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 3152 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 11454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by beachmaster, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 26 comments | 31908 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 470 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to ask voters for a raise

City Council members voted Tuesday to trim down a proposed raise in pay for themselves, expressing fear that residents wouldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 11 comments | 2840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3277 Views
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