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ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 4460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 8, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2842 Views

ELECTIONS

Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center

In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 7978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek Peeping Tom suspect

Police are looking for a possible serial Peeping Tom who allegedly recorded people through the window of their home with...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 2937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district issues seventh consecutive Spare the Air alert

Officials at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have announced that Thursday will be the seventh straight Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

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Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Erika M., on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 46 comments | 5708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-burn Spare the Air Alert on Friday

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1978 Views

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Police and fire stories that topped the news in 2014

Headlines shocked Mountain View residents this year after 18 teens were arrested in connection with a fire that rendered...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Another double dipper, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3169 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 Gym, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 62 comments | 8577 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 1988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New schools and school leaders ahead

New faces and big changes greeted school districts in Mountain View this year after two superintendents called it quits and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Intelligent Legalities, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 2864 Views

MOVIES

'Suspicious behavior' leads to three arrests at Kohl's

Police arrested three people over the weekend after they allegedly tried to purchase over $950 in merchandise at the Kohl's...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by mangawy, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 3355 Views

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MV council members eye Gordon's Assembly seat

When state Assembly member Rich Gordon terms out of office in 2016, Mountain View City Council members Mike Kasperzak and...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jayne, on Jan 3, 2015 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 2963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's self-driven car may roll in the new year

Calling it the "best holiday gift we could have imagined," Google announced on Monday that it had finished a road-worthy...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 3, 2015 at 9:34 am | 29 comments | 18961 Views

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Learn how to Square Dance

Learn to Square Dance Come try something new this year!!   You will have fun and you will make new friends. And, you...

Original post made by Nanci Scharfen on Jan. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

RESTAURANTS

Luscious kebabs, delicate curries

When it comes to kebabs, many think of chewy, marinated squares of meat, grilled on a stick. Yet at Zareen's, a contemporary...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Neema Singh , on Jan 1, 2015 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 4112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh-graders jump in the 'Shark Tank'

Coming up with a new invention is tough, but selling it can be a real challenge. That's what Crittenden Middle School students...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Margaret, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Dec 31, 2014 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 2063 Views

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Holiday Fund: A helping hand for domestic violence survivors

Even for people in stable relationships, the holidays can be rough. For those who are fleeing an abusive home, there's no...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Laura, on Dec 30, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views
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