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AROUND TOWN

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 | 8125 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Vittorio, on Sep 25, 2015 at 9:13 am | 25 comments | 6060 Views

AROUND TOWN

City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:13 am | 25 comments | 6341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may scale back renter protections

The City Council's proposed emergency measures to combat the local rental crisis, already criticized by tenants' advocates...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 31, 2015 at 11:17 am | 25 comments | 4102 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 | 5780 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4860 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 3967 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 | 7506 Views

ELECTIONS

Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @John, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:29 am | 25 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the ==I Sacramento Bee==, teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 24 comments | 8598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 3931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunnyvale teen set up in robbery

A Sunnyvale teen was mugged and robbed of $115 and a joint March 24, after being set up by a girl he thought was his friend,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by mtnviewmom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 24 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 5536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman School?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 3435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 8691 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 | 3324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home Depot story a goof

A series of misleading reports in several news outlets boil down to one big correction: Mountain View has never received,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Dec 5, 2007 at 6:28 am | 24 comments | 6218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More teachers getting preggers

The local elementary school district is on stork watch after an usually high number of teachers have gone on maternity leave...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Stuart, on Jul 6, 2008 at 10:09 am | 24 comments | 6958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police to forgo pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Library Employee, on May 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 24 comments | 3456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Council considers pot dispensary regulations

Medical marijuana dispensaries would only be allowed in a few small pockets of the city under regulations the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 24 comments | 2232 Views
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