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County officials eye housing tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by @wake up people, on May 11, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 25 comments | 3218 Views

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Police seek Los Altos burglary suspect

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect caught on camera burglarizing a Los Altos home partially under...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2096 Views

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Housing crisis forces CSA to shift gears

For decades, the Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos has served as the safety net for residents in need....

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 3043 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 5005 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail team makes whistle stop in MV

With a fresh new business plan in hand, officials with the California High Speed Rail Authority updated Mountain View leaders...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brown's Biggest Boondoggle, on May 9, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 11 comments | 3967 Views

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Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by sfcanative, on May 9, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 58 comments | 4294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 9, 2016 at 8:14 am | 14 comments | 9446 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 3046 Views

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City sniffs out food-composting program

Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on May 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 27 comments | 3950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big pay raise for high school

5% raise? What are other local school districts offering? $141k to work 10 months a year? This seems obscene...

Original post made by Member on May. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 438 Views

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More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Santa Clara County's homeless residents are getting older, as more seniors are unable to afford the region's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on May 6, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 3408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by not misinformed or inaccurate, on May 5, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 24 comments | 3667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos Hills man arrested on charges of molesting boy, possessing child porn

A 54-year-old man accused of molesting a boy for about eight years was arrested in Los Altos Hills last week, a Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Uh, Wow, on May 5, 2016 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 3247 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5543 Views

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Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at statewide journalism competition

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association [http://epublish.multiad.com/CNPA_BNC_2015/...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by not so Old Steve, on May 4, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

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Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View

It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Spellman, on May 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 3200 Views

MOVIES

century16/movies

A list of current movies at Century 16....

Original post made by ray peterson on May. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 417 Views

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Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 2507 Views

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How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on May 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 7 comments | 2569 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 2161 Views
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