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AROUND TOWN

Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 10774 Views

AROUND TOWN

City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 10697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 10644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council asks Congress for pod-car funds

The City Council decided Tuesday to push for federal money to help get "automated transit network" technology -- also known...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 17 comments | 10633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 10619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 10586 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 10517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council hesitant to boost library funding

In city budget discussions on Tuesday, the City Council supported adding $50,000 to next year's library budget for new books,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 10505 Views

AROUND TOWN

The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 10437 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 10404 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Tammy'

By all rights, the new comedy "Tammy" would be the ultimate expression of Melissa McCarthy's comedy. Written by the film...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 10357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 10341 Views

SPORTS

Rugby league is still kicking

In an effort to increase the visibility of the sport he loves so much, the co-founder of the locally based American Youth...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 10292 Views

SPORTS

Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 11, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 10249 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 10190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 10172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Daniel Tunkelang, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 10161 Views

ELECTIONS

Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 10124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 10061 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs San Antonio center project; Milk Pail market saved

The City Council unanimously approved the second phase of the redevelopment of San Antonio shopping Center Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 53 comments | 10020 Views
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