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OTHER ISSUES

Offices squeeze out more downtown retail

City Council members voted Tuesday to allow a downtown property owner to convert five retail spaces at 783 Castro St. into...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 14914 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 14797 Views

ELECTIONS

City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ineke, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:27 am | 114 comments | 14787 Views

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MVPD dog sniffs out big bag of meth

A Mountain View Police Department K-9 officer helped county law enforcement uncover two pounds of methamphetamine and $20,000...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:50 am | 11 comments | 14746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientology center draws downtown protest

A strange standoff between the Church of Scientology and a group calling itself "Anonymous" played out during a downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 107 comments | 14728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Lawyer, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 14644 Views

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Middle class anxiety over rising rents

They might not be the sort of folks you'd expect to hear making such complaints, but several Mountain View families with...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by On moving, on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 146 comments | 14526 Views

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Council: Pay raises needed to attract candidates

Council members said Tuesday said that they spend 30 hours a week doing a job that pays only $600 a month. To attract council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by sceptic, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:18 am | 42 comments | 14508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The transformation of a fire station's backyard

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 14504 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 14490 Views

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Council takes a swing at Shoreline bird nuisance

After trying every method imaginable, the city has upped the ante in its bird battle at Shoreline Park with Tuesday's City...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Don Lindsay, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 14458 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 | 14431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crowd debates high school newspaper's sex articles

When Chloe Tarrasch, the Focus section editor for the Mountain View High School student newspaper, was putting together a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another Parent, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:14 am | 33 comments | 14257 Views

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Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 96 comments | 14177 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 14159 Views

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Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 14, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 14 comments | 14101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for picky eaters

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Victoria, on Oct 4, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 8 comments | 14022 Views

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Bill approved to rename Mountain View post office after fallen soldier

It's official: The bill to rename a Mountain View post office branch as the Lieutenant Kenneth N. Ballard Memorial Post Office...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jeffrey D. Todd, on Mar 3, 2013 at 1:14 am | 5 comments | 14015 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 14015 Views

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Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 13918 Views
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