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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Interested observer , on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 19 comments | 2906 Views

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Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Churchill, on Nov 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 39 comments | 6404 Views

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Seven injured in parking lot fight

Police arrested three men following a large brawl in a Mountain View parking lot that involved as many as 14 people and left...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Nov 29, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 3376 Views

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Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wesley, on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 20 comments | 9154 Views

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'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 4001 Views

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Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Nov 28, 2014 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 339 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomer joins school board after tight race

With all the provisional ballots counted, school board candidate Greg Coladonato can finally claim victory over incumbent...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rajan, on Nov 28, 2014 at 1:54 am | 5 comments | 2071 Views

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Vigil downtown for Michael Brown

A handful of Mountain View residents gathered on the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real for a candlelight vigil for...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. SSosnow, on Nov 27, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 585 Views

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Air Quality District issues wood-burning ban

Persistent stagnant weather is forcing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a ban on wood burning for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 26, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 1837 Views

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Holiday Train coming to MV

Caltrain's annual holiday train will be pulling into Mountain View on Saturday, Dec. 6. Festivities at the station include...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Nov 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 2394 Views

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Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning firewood and other solid fuels during the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 1573 Views

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Milk Pail Market saved?

After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 23, 2014 at 8:07 am | 14 comments | 4583 Views

ELECTIONS

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bus-Only Lanes Coming, on Nov 23, 2014 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 274 Views

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Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Will bliss , on Nov 23, 2014 at 1:54 am | 3 comments | 2138 Views

BOOKS

MV activists celebrate Obama's immigration reforms

Residents gathered in Mountain View' Civic Center plaza Friday afternoon to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Whata Rotten Shame, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

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Youth find CHAC services invaluable

Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mauricio Zuniga, on Nov 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1745 Views

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School board okays Castro school split

The Mountain View Whisman School Board unanimously approved a plan last night that would turn Castro Elementary into two...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by no transparency!, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 2511 Views

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Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 3083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 5578 Views
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