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Council puts North Bayshore housing back on the table

At a meeting tonight, the City Council is expected to discuss the possible development a new neighborhood around Google headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 3324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health officials issue warning over raw milk

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:59 am | 15 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 3366 Views

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South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 2635 Views

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Tonight: Meeting on Mountain View salt pond restoration

A team of government scientists and officials will gather tonight, Aug. 4, in Mountain View to discuss the next steps in...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by BD, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:40 am | 15 comments | 3867 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in Hwy. 101 collision with dump truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View this morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by A Thousand Miles A Week, on Aug 11, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 15 comments | 6081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire on Latham Street leads to arrests

The Mountain View Fire Department is investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire Saturday evening in an apartment building...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Max, on Dec 14, 2007 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 4532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 6771 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber bill would tighten recruiters' access to students

Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View, is reintroducing a bill today intended to better inform parents on military...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 3, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 14 comments | 4656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District lost thousands in unpaid lunches

The Mountain View Whisman School District estimates that it lost close to $20,000 in the 2006-07 school year due to students...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 9, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 14 comments | 3977 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo explains vote for bailout bill

Calling it "as tough a vote I have ever taken in Congress," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said she voted for the financial...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by b, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 14 comments | 3606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County Board of Education candidates discussed

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=5427 Palo Alto Weekly's Town Square have an interesting debate...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by not so hilarious, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 14 comments | 4521 Views

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Segways banned on downtown sidewalks

Segway scooters are not allowed on sidewalks in the downtown business area, but they are allowed on other city sidewalks...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by QM, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 14 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 3655 Views

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Local soccer coach for at-risk youth arrested on charges of molestation

Mountain View police arrested a local community leader and coach -- one who helped run a police soccer camp for at-risk boys...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments | 2771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers tell MV Whisman board to act fast or face overcrowding

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2640 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sees first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County, and state officials are urging...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kendra Jonsdottir, on May 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 14 comments | 2213 Views

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Caltrain promises to reduce horn volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by New to the area, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:32 am | 14 comments | 2424 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Staring down the high speed train

A few weeks ago the contractor/developer for the proposed housing portion of Alma Plaza in Palo Alto announced that he had...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 2382 Views
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