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is half of Mountain View contaminated with toxic waste?

NBC News reports on toxic chemicals that have spread underground from Fairchild, Raytheon, and Intel (near Central Expressway)...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2917 Views

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Consultants justify big housing fee increases

In a city soon to be flooded with building proposals from Google and Intuit, council members said Tuesday that commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2917 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2916 Views

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Party doesn't end well for MV men

Two Mountain View men were arrested -- one of them for assaulting a policeman -- after officers broke up an apartment party...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 2916 Views

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Woman dies after being thrown from spooked horse

A Santa Clara woman out for a horseback ride with friends in Palo Alto died on Dec. 17 after her horse threw her, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Horseman, on Dec 22, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meetings kick off in Monta Loma

About 60 residents of the "Monta Loma, Farley and Rock Street" neighborhood assembled Monday to discuss the city's future...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 22, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

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Origin of "Minton's project would decrease traffic" perception

Here is the specific language in the recent independent Draft MND report predicting that a proposed redevelopment of the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 28, 2010
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Woman sentenced for embezzlement

A Mountain View woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling $350,000 from a Redwood City construction company was sentenced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

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One small seed

Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Great Spot, on Aug 5, 2015 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2914 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Monte Fish N Chips

where the old quiznos used to be near cvs. opened today anyone tried it?...

Original post made by sean on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by fish n chips, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2913 Views

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Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2913 Views

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Developer wants to demolish historic home

One of the first homes ever built in Mountain View's downtown area would be demolished if developer Roger Burnell's proposal...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by something smells, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 17 comments | 2913 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2912 Views

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Council on taxis: Let the market decide

An ordinance created in the 1960s that limits taxi service in Mountain View to two companies may have outlasted its usefulness,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2911 Views

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Sunnyvale boots Buddy's, pot club lands in San Jose

The pot club forced to close by the city of Mountain View last month met a similar fate rather quickly in Sunnyvale and is...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 12 comments | 2911 Views

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Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 2911 Views

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Domestic violence incident leads to 2 arrests

Police made two arrests following an alleged domestic violence incident where a husband and wife both claimed to officers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on May 11, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2911 Views
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