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AROUND TOWN

Rash of burglaries hits Waverly Park

Police are urging residents to lock their doors and be vigilant following numerous home burglaries in the normally quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 25 comments | 7402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board considers big cuts in school construction plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District must make major cuts to projects on school campuses to get back on budget with...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:47 am | 25 comments | 3451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting reveals challenges for High Speed Rail

Experts at a meeting held last week by the California High Speed Rail Authority revealed several design requirements which...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gayle, on Oct 17, 2009 at 10:40 am | 25 comments | 2911 Views

ELECTIONS

Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 7291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic mess on Shoreline - why no police?

Today there was a single traffic light out on Shoreline, and it triggered a traffic nightmare. This could have been easily...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jeral P, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:10 am | 25 comments | 3625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 19104 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 | 4031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sobrato pitches North Bayshore housing project

Mountain View city planners are more than a year away from figuring out how to transform the North Bayshore tech hub into...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 5236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board still split on parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is just weeks away from the deadline to put a parcel tax measure on the May mail-in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by No New Taxes, on Jan 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 25 comments | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 3648 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 7251 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3807 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oh Sure, fine, no problem!, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 2776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by David, on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 25 comments | 12881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 7545 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Stevens Creek Trail bridge to open Saturday

A new extension of the Stevens Creek trail opening Saturday may be the last such opening for quite some time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by David K, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 3171 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SF think tank looks to solve MV's housing woes

In an event sponsored by a coalition of residents concerned with the Mountain View's housing problems, a San Francisco-based...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by GOOGLE EYE SORE, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 25 comments | 8894 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan to yank 120 trees delays Mayfield project

The possibility of losing 120 trees is holding up a plan to revamp the former Mayfield Mall for a major office tenant. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:07 am | 25 comments | 4193 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 4556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's in Charge at Mountain View Schools?

Today I find out that the principal of my child's school, Castro, is in Africa on vacation. Is this what we are paying these...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 22, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 25 comments | 3274 Views
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