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Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by USA, on May 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 21 comments | 7064 Views

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City aims to extend Stevens Creek trail

After decades of planning, Mountain View officials hope to reach a new milestone for the Stevens Creek Trail by connecting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by NIMBY, on Mar 16, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 21 comments | 7061 Views

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All quiet on the Whisman front

As the filing period to run for local school boards comes to a close this week, some Mountain View residents might be getting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 7056 Views

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District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 7042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 7039 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 | 7036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 7027 Views

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What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Elna Tymes, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 7009 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 7007 Views

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Big blowout on small budget

Karen Eichstadt-Coy's family of three often found themselves squeezed into one bathroom in their 1,100-square-foot house....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7006 Views

ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 7005 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 28 comments | 7000 Views

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Women harassed on Stevens Creek Trail

Police are searching for a man who harassed two women along Stevens Creek Trail last week, reportedly chasing one woman and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 24, 2016 at 9:20 pm | 10 comments | 6996 Views

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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 6995 Views

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Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 6992 Views

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YourMechanic brings car repairs to you

This week I swapped cars with my husband and my car broke down. He managed to drive it, somewhat erratically, to a local...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 9 comments | 6986 Views

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Fierce competition ahead for North Bayshore projects

Google's dramatic new campus proposal isn't the only project vying for a piece of the North Bayshore pie. On Friday, Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 6977 Views

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Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by hat's why they have elections, on Sep 19, 2015 at 8:29 am | 138 comments | 6973 Views

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Man critically injured in car crash on Central Expwy.

A man is in critical condition after his vehicle struck a tree heading eastbound on Central Expressway just outside of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 6970 Views

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Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by @LadyFinger, on Sep 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 6966 Views
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