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AROUND TOWN

Blossom Valley post office to close

Even the U.S. Postal Service is not immune to the effects of Mountain View's hot rental market. Thanks to one landlord's...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Matthew A. Flynn, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 49 comments | 16957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public gets to weigh in on Google's self-driving cars

As a new fleet of self-driving cars begins zipping around the streets of Mountain View, the team at Google is trying to gauge...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by CoolKatie, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 49 comments | 4510 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. White Boy was in the Nortenos'

Except for a few bumps in the road, Jacob DeWitt had a normal upbringing in Mountain View, say local residents who knew him....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:26 am | 48 comments | 6546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three teens charged with alleged hate crimes

Three Mountain View teenagers are in custody on hate crime and other charges after allegedly shouting racial epithets and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 48 comments | 2998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned Tuesday about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 48 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed crossing California Street

A man visiting from Springfield, Ill. was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of California Street and Pettis...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Adrienne, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 48 comments | 4201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bag ban gets council's OK

The days of getting plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:42 am | 48 comments | 8512 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Walmart worker speaks out about low wages

News of President Obama's visit to Mountain View's Walmart Friday prompted an employee of the store to speak up about not...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by alfred, on May 16, 2014 at 8:39 am | 48 comments | 6314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 3290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Grand Central Station is in the works

The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by David Speakman, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 48 comments | 5727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Self-driving car involved in injury crash

Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments | 24318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no leads in Merales murder

Police have yet to make any headway in the murder of 17-year-old Jose Merales, shot two days ago on Higdon Avenue. Meanwhile,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Chin4, on May 30, 2008 at 12:14 am | 47 comments | 4342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by outatowner, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 47 comments | 4265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latest Bullis spat headed to court

Bullis Charter School officials have filed a lawsuit against the Los Altos School District for not providing the school with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 47 comments | 8593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Carless Californian, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 47 comments | 12430 Views

AROUND TOWN

$120M Rengstorff train crossing nearly shovel-ready

While it seems unlikely to be built anytime soon, a plan for a Rengstorff Avenue under-crossing at the Caltrain tracks was...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Feb 28, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 47 comments | 5221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by hair splitting, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:55 am | 47 comments | 4619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 4490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jury finds Sargent Binkley guilty on all counts

A West Point graduate and war veteran was found guilty on all counts Tuesday of robbing pain pills from a Mountain View pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by LosAltosHighVictim, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 46 comments | 15701 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 6166 Views
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