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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVwTaxpayer, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 7302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: NASA sitting on offer to save Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Dec 19, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 9 comments | 7301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 7300 Views

RESTAURANTS

Weak start, strong finish

My first impression of the Terrone pizzeria-ristorante-bar was awful. On that initial visit, I ordered the farro calamari...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Valerie F, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 7295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council not sold on dedicated El Camino bus lanes

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by VTA PR, on Feb 26, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 76 comments | 7286 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 7281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 19 comments | 7272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 7259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 7257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 7248 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest 8 in meth bust

Law enforcement officials arrested eight suspects for allegedly selling more than 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Human Paraquat, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 7243 Views

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Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 7231 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tex, on Jun 29, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 7204 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 7200 Views

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Council faces tough decisions on rent control requests

Pressure is mounting to address Mountain View's rising rents, with city officials facing a delicate balancing act as they...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Small Property Owner, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 70 comments | 7183 Views

ELECTIONS

Special interest groups invest in council election

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by mike, on Oct 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 7183 Views

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Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7182 Views

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Google unveils plans for new 'dome-ain'

Google's vision for a futuristic campus of bubble buildings hasn't popped. The search-engine company last week unveiled plans...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 7180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are potent reminders that regional...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 19 comments | 7177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fresh & Easy calls it quits

The shelves are half-empty at Mountain View's Fresh & Easy grocery store on Rengstorff Avenue, after it was announced last...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 38 comments | 7174 Views
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