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Pear Theatre announces new home

After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 3548 Views

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Crossings vote a reprieve for SnoZen

Residents in the Crossings neighborhood last week voted overwhelmingly to overturn a set of new rules and fines that some...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by @veronika, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 2860 Views

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Gas leak triggers church evacuation

PG&E stopped a gas leak in Mountain View earlier today that started when some equipment failed, a company spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Paul Maknchies, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 799 Views

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Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:26 am | 56 comments | 4073 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for fraud suspects

Police are searching for two suspects who stole a wallet from a shopping cart and went on a spending spree totaling $10,000...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 1564 Views

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City moves ahead with Rengstorff center upgrades

A $17 million face-lift for the community center at Rengstorff Park is moving full-steam ahead, but the project seems to...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 6695 Views

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MV won't join suit against Hwy. 85 express lanes

A coalition of South Bay cities is taking the Valley Transportation Authority to court over a controversial plan to expand...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sales Tax, on Jun 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 20 comments | 3637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steven Nelson's Misbehavior on the MVWSD Board

Here is an article from today's Mercury News with more insight into the difficulties caused by Steven Nelson on the MVWSD...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 562 Views

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Tonight: Council to mull adding two new neighborhoods

In what could essentially create a new Mountain View residential neighborhood, City Council members are poised Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 3061 Views

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Public gets to weigh in on Google's self-driving cars

As a new fleet of self-driving cars begins zipping around the streets of Mountain View, the team at Google is trying to gauge...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by CoolKatie, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 49 comments | 4509 Views

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Witnesses sought in pedestrian hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver of a white sedan that struck a pedestrian in downtown Mountain View last week. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Back Ontrack, on Jun 17, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 10 comments | 3092 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

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Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by sister, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:08 am | 25 comments | 6526 Views

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Agricultural vision grows for Stieper park

The agriculture roots of Mountain View will get a new plot of fertile ground, thanks to a decision by the City Council on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dori, on Jun 16, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones Whisman school decision

Residents urging the Mountain View Whisman School District to open a new school in the Slater and Whisman neighborhood area...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Aamir Farooqui, on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 25 comments | 3010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member resigns over hostility

Board member Chris Chiang announced Friday night that he will be stepping down from the Mountain View Whisman school board...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 117 comments | 13551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs Rengstorff community center design

After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joanne, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 3201 Views

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Senator Hill Hosts ‘Java with Jerry’ in Mountain View

Join Senator Jerry Hill for coffee talk about state legislative issues from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, at Clocktower...

Original post made by Office of State Senator Jerry Hill on Jun. 15, 2015
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