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Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 7135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 20412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 5638 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Local cat lover, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1598 Views

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City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8782 Views

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Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 13434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing

Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 22 comments | 2925 Views

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Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Zee Kay, on May 20, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 22 comments | 7898 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 1711 Views

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Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 4063 Views

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Vintage World War II aircraft coming to Moffett Field

A collection of rare World War II aircraft are touching down Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield and they'll be available...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Elsa, on May 21, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 22 comments | 6526 Views

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Day worker center eyes new location

At long last, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has its eye on a permanent home: an abandoned cinderblock building near...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Lookmanohands, on Mar 30, 2008 at 3:40 am | 21 comments | 3401 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 8602 Views

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Council on taxis: Let the market decide

As a money-saver, the Mountain View Police Department has recommended ceasing its checks on taxi cabs and drivers. In response,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rey, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:02 am | 21 comments | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 4709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 2130 Views

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High speed rail meeting fails to sway crowd

While it didn't degenerate into a shouting match, there wasn't a lot of love either from the 100-plus people who showed up...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 21 comments | 1954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain Commuter, on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 3635 Views

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Bad date ends with kidnapping arrest

A first date ended with kidnapping charges, after a Redwood City man refused to let a woman out of his car, Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jun 4, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 21 comments | 2803 Views
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