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OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 5858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 5855 Views

AROUND TOWN

A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary — but very significant — moves in planning the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 5852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5848 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 5846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police crack down on drivers ignoring pedestrians in crosswalks

Mountain View police officers issued 37 tickets yesterday, March 28, as part of crackdown on drivers who do not yield to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 54 comments | 5844 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Whisman school board

<B>Note: Chris Chiang is one of five candidates running for the Mountain View Whisman School Board. His profile was mistakenly...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by another candidate, on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 5841 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 5837 Views

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Council will defend Measure V in court

Despite plenty of misgivings, the Mountain View City Council signaled that the city would rally to defend the voter-approved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 74 comments | 5836 Views

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Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 5835 Views

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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 | 5835 Views

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EPA finds high levels of toxic vapors in NASA building

A building occupied by facilities workers at NASA Ames Research Center has 10 times the limit of toxic vapors coming from...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by rem, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 5831 Views

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Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5831 Views

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Council backs Shoreline bus lane project

The Mountain View City Council agreed Tuesday night to move forward on plans to radically change Shoreline Boulevard as it...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 36 comments | 5831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 5828 Views

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NASA ready to help save Hangar One

City officials say they came away from a meeting with NASA Ames on Tuesday confident that the space agency is eager to save...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A Coffmann, on Sep 4, 2008 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 5825 Views

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Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless

Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by Jessie , on Feb 12, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 40 comments | 5824 Views

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Home solar installations tripled in '07

It's been a blazing year for solar power in Mountain View, with residential solar installations tripling from 84 at the start...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Dec 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 5822 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5821 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 5821 Views
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