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OTHER ISSUES

It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by David, on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 25 comments | 13420 Views

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Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 13408 Views

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El Camino buys land for new San Jose hospital

The El Camino Hospital Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to buy nearly 16 acres of land in South San Jose, with the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by mps1998, on Jan 22, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 13374 Views

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Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 13279 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Tammy'

By all rights, the new comedy "Tammy" would be the ultimate expression of Melissa McCarthy's comedy. Written by the film...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 13270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school cover-up: debate over student dress code

Tempers were tested at a recent meeting of the local high school district's board of trustees, as one of the governing body's...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on May 29, 2013 at 2:54 am | 46 comments | 13248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Impasse in teacher salary talks

Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sundar Subbarayan, on Oct 8, 2014 at 11:10 am | 119 comments | 13243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 13243 Views

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Council deadlocks on Google bridge idea

Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by NotAFanOfNoseCutting, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 13217 Views

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Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 13178 Views

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City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 13170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 13156 Views

SPORTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View reported at 9:25 a.m. this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 31, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 13154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 13134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters Guide: School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 182 comments | 13127 Views

SPORTS

Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 11, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 13122 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 13063 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 13037 Views

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Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 13033 Views

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Council hesitant to boost library funding

In city budget discussions on Tuesday, the City Council supported adding $50,000 to next year's library budget for new books,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 12982 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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