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City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 15008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 7386 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 19104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 5798 Views

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High school wrestling program a no-go

A local effort to bring the wrestling program back to Mountain View High School looks to be a no-go, at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Concerned MVLA Teacher, on May 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 6249 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 4458 Views

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Asbestos drives renters out for good

Three weeks after a botched roofing job caused asbestos contamination and rainwater damage in their homes, several residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Dilbert Fan, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 4191 Views

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Four in custody on hate crime charges

Mountain View police say four people are in custody for hate-fueled attacks after they made racially charged comments and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 26, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 20 comments | 1942 Views

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Soccer coach appears in court today

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach and community leader arrested on molestation charges, will be transported...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voice Reader, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 2006 Views

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Council members point to $37M in reserves

After a presentation from the city manager last month about the seriousness of the city's budget problems, some council members...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by An involved non resident of Mountain View, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 2090 Views

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Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 2698 Views

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Council paves way for Whisman development

The City Council has unanimously approved zoning for 38 acres of industrial land to be converted to hundreds of housing units...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Frances, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 2873 Views

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District considers major bond measure

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on May 7, 2009 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 2049 Views

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The node knows

It's been almost three years since Google installed free WiFi Internet access in Mountain View, and some local Web surfers...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Bo, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 20 comments | 2682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 3310 Views

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Why the ginormous gaps?

OK, just a minor question but I noticed that every time I want to go through a left turn signal, the other cars leave these...

Original post made by efficient on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 20 comments | 1956 Views

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Dealer reports being robbed of pot at gunpoint

Last week an alleged marijuana dealer reported to police that his pot was stolen in a drug deal stick up. He got his robber...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Oct 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 2158 Views

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Developer would level downtown 'eyesore'

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 20 comments | 2223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1651 Views
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