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Council offers extension for Symantec development deal

Mountain View City Council members last week signaled they wouldn't scrap a development deal with Symantec for a new 100,000-square...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:41 am | 6 comments | 2488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 4199 Views

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Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 1201 Views

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Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 2465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 1790 Views

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The Sports Page could be the next Milk Pail

According to today's article in the Palo Alto Daily Post, LinkedIn has reached an agreement to buy the property in the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 293 Views

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Bike Share system planning expansion by 2017

A plan to increase the number of bicycles in the Bay Area Bike Share system tenfold by the end of 2017 at no cost to taxpayers...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by own my own bicycles, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 13 comments | 1819 Views

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City leadership program loses director

Alicia Crank, who directed the Leadership Mountain View program for the last six years, announced she will be leaving in...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1667 Views

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District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 624 Views

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Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Tamtom, on Apr 4, 2015 at 10:06 pm | 27 comments | 2655 Views

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Man threatens bar-goers with knife

Police arrested a man Saturday after he allegedly pulled a knife at a bar in Mountain View and threatened to set fire to...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by WatcherKK, on Apr 3, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 2352 Views

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It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 12 comments | 4355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Connie Sawdey, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes in top staff at school district

Big changes are on the way for the Mountain View Whisman School District, and with it will come some new faces in the district...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by JL, on Apr 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2227 Views

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Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 8982 Views

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Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park

A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 3026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 3669 Views

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Council commits $500K toward future hotel project

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday signed off on early plans to lease out two downtown parking lots for future development...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 571 Views

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Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

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Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements

Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 29 comments | 3112 Views
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