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OTHER ISSUES

Abandoned dog finds home with police dispatcher

An abandoned dog found a permanent home Saturday after being found only hours earlier in a Mountain View park, police said....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2016
Last comment by adopt the abandoned, on Nov 11, 2016 at 9:35 am | 10 comments | 2773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police use stun gun on man

Local police used an electronic "stun gun" to subdue a local man who refused to cooperate with an officer early Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council moves forward with affordable studios; two popular taquerias to be displaced

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by horrible news, on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 2771 Views

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Imposter posing as CSMA fundraiser

The Community School of Music and Arts is warning locals to be aware that an imposter, falsely identifying himself (or herself)...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Donna, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 23, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 2770 Views

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Council gives up on Shoreline hotel

The city has abandoned its plan to build a hotel on a plot of land near the Shoreline Amphitheater, approving a 53-year,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by GDM, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 2770 Views

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Finance program for efficiency upgrades expands to Mountain View

The City Council recently voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to local residents....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beware, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2770 Views

ELECTIONS

New Mayor's Award may be here to stay

After two years of not having a mayor's award, Mayor Jac Siegel has resurrected it and is seeking nominations for outstanding...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Imagineerz lets kids answer their own questions

Whenever she sees her children struggling -- at home or at the summer camp she is leading in Los Altos and Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Spoon-fed?, on Jul 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2769 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2768 Views

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Districts find funding for ESL class

Administrators in both Mountain View school districts say they have found funding and space for an English language class...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Miss Shame, on May 4, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 2768 Views

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Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

About a month after local residents started complaining about the increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency announced...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by liz siegel, on Sep 11, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2768 Views

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VTA board OK new sales tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 19 comments | 2768 Views

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Despite budget hit, city better off than expected

Now that California has an official budget — signed today by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — city staffers say cuts...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by sleep-deprived, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 2767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E set to begin gas line tests in Mountain View

PG&E is mobilizing this week to begin pressure testing major gas pipelines in Mountain View -- one of the first two Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 25, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 2766 Views

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National legal group targets Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" their neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 2766 Views

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Armed man robs Wells Fargo bank

A masked robber armed with a gun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday after robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on May 28, 2013 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 2766 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Facebook Privacy

Each week the Mountain View Voice heads downtown to ask people a question about a current event. This week, we asked about...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2765 Views

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The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 2764 Views

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City launches "Ask Mountain View" app for Android

Whether reporting a dead streetlight, a nasty pothole or vandalism in a park, the city has a new way for residents to communicate...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Lt. Chris Hsiung (MVPD), on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2764 Views
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