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OTHER ISSUES

A good year for the city budget

With Mountain View growing at an unprecedented rate, the city budget is projected to have a surplus for years to come, the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by GDM, on May 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2719 Views

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A market sampler

Here's a comparison of what was offered in mid-March at similar prices but in different cities. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on May 1, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4540 Views

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A geyser on Middlefield Road

A geyser sprang up like Old Faithful on Middlefield Road this afternoon around 3 p.m., the result of a rental car hitting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Eruption, on May 1, 2014 at 5:53 am | 8 comments | 3314 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8260 Views

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Council Considering Toll Roads for City Streets

It may be that Mountain View will be following the VTAs lead by introducing the first toll lanes in the city to the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 262 Views

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Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 2168 Views

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Councilman irks colleague over 'bribery' charge

Council member John Inks says his colleagues are guilty of taking a "bribe" because of the way they recently required a developer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 37 comments | 6684 Views

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Mountain View kidnapping spree

What would happen if there was a kidnapping spree in Mountain View and the press did not report on it? This actually happened...

Original post made by cliven on Apr. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1584 Views

RESTAURANTS

Momoya please

There's more than one place in Mountain View to get a good plate of sushi. But not all of them can boast eight years of faithful...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Momoya customer, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 311 Views

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Much more than a pet

Nakoma wagged her tail and wrapped her teeth around the pen. She passed it to Thida Cornes, who handed it back to this reporter....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Winona, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2689 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 6498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Serious impact from climate change unless we act now

The recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) adds to the preponderance of evidence that climate...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Concerned scientist, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 4283 Views

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What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 2257 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. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 7251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For Slater, a new lease on life

In stark contrast to the teary-eyed students wandering around the Slater playground in June 2006, the crowd at last week's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:30 am | 3 comments | 2691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A safe, car-free route to school

A typical commute to school can be a hectic scene. Parents, often on a tight schedule, swerve through traffic two minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 26, 2014 at 7:17 am | 12 comments | 5627 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 Ted, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:35 am | 23 comments | 1320 Views

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El Camino Hospital to build new $50 million mental health facility

Plans are well underway to build a new, $50 million behavioral health services facility at El Camino Hospital in Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 4889 Views

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Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 755 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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