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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 DC, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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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 LawAndOrder, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 1886 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by parent, 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 163 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, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 137 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 Lincoln Bourne, 14 hours ago | 101 comments | 8856 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, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 964 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 WasteOfMoney, 19 hours ago | 20 comments | 3383 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Karen, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 194 Views

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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 concerned citizen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 18 comments | 2820 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 Steven Nelson, on Apr 19, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 21 comments | 1923 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 Gift Horse, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 18 comments | 4085 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 11695 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 | 1923 Views

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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 Double Standard?, on Apr 19, 2014 at 8:47 am | 15 comments | 168 Views

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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 | 631 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 | 33 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jay Park, on Apr 17, 2014 at 4:24 pm | 7 comments | 1648 Views

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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 | 148 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Local cat lover, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 434 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 348 Views
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