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MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 9639 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 24975 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 3636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mtn View Public Employees

One of the posts on another topic offered a web-link to the salaries of public employees and what struck me at first was...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by CC, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center's Marroquin named 'local hero'

For those who are familiar with Maria Marroquin, the charismatic director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, it's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 am | 17 comments | 6471 Views

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Ava's downtown deli service to debut Nov. 4

It's two years now since Ann and Juan Origel, on their own initiative and wherewithal, brought to downtown MV what city government,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Oct. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents want a true community garden in Mountain View

In Mountain View, the words "community garden" have been used to describe the tiny city garden plots near Willowgate Street...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gardener #2, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 3153 Views

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Ben DeBolt left wide legacy

Mountain View community leader and educator Ralph Benjamin DeBolt is well remembered by former Mountain View schoolchildren...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by carl martineau, on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 22 comments | 3166 Views

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Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 8921 Views

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Bikes not safe on El Camino

What should the city do for south- or north-bound cyclists who want to ride between Palo Alto and Sunnyvale along El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

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Pumpkin Patch in old Safeway Parking Lot

Is anyone else highly amused that the temporary pumpkin patch is taking place on the part of the old Safeway lot that all...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 10313 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 27064 Views

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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Contact Rugby for Kids

AYRU - a Mountain View based youth sports organization is providing an opportunity for kids to try a new sport - non-contact...

Original post made by Paul Lynch on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire department offers safe prescription drug disposal

The Mountain View Fire Department will be collecting unwanted prescription medications for disposal this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Sandahl, on Oct 24, 2013 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 5093 Views

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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 15668 Views

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Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 18170 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 21170 Views

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"March against illegal guns" hits downtown Thursday

A march down Castro Street is planned for Thursday evening in support of "commonsense measure to prevent gun violence." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 35 comments | 3035 Views
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