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Year in review: City grapples with affluence and affordability

In many ways, Mountain View's situation would seem the envy of pretty much anywhere else: a standard of living among the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Phil, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 13 comments | 3616 Views

ELECTIONS

Race for Assembly seat draws more aspirants

Longtime Mountain View Councilman Mike Kasperzak's bid to replace Rich Gordon as the 24th District state assemblyman just...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landlords' hidden spending may trigger new election law

Responding to the Voice's story that a landlord advocacy group hid $85,000 in late election spending from voters in November,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 2, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 14 comments | 4652 Views

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Secret history of MV's Berlin Wall slab

Two large concrete slabs of the Berlin Wall were donated to Mountain View and were put on display outside the library in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Self Serving, on Jan 2, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 14 comments | 4816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face widening achievement gap, plan for construction projects

Local schools in Mountain View made big headlines this year, as school districts search for new ways to narrow the achievement...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by ways to close the achievement gap, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2321 Views

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A refuge for domestic violence victims

For victims of domestic violence in Silicon Valley, it's not easy finding a place to go when fleeing an abusive relationship....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 31, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Odd smell prompts Google to evacuate building

Google experienced a minor scare Wednesday night after employees at one of its Mountain View buildings reported smelling...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by SmarterThanYou, on Dec 31, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 3825 Views

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Car stuck on tracks delays Caltrain

Caltrain passengers were delayed this evening after a vehicle got stuck on the train tracks at Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gu Liu, on Dec 30, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views

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Two arrested in Monte Carlo fight

Police arrested two women early Sunday after an argument at the Monte Carlo Club in downtown Mountain View erupted into a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by Security at Club, on Dec 30, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1876 Views

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Shooting was 'unjust,' say parents of man killed by Palo Alto police

The father of William David Raff, the man fatally shot by Palo Alto police on Christmas night, said his only child had a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 29, 2015 at 11:42 pm | 13 comments | 2503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain mechanical failure affects Mountain View commute

A southbound Caltrain died on the tracks in Mountain View Monday evening, according to Caltrain officials. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by I was on this train, on Dec 29, 2015 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

ELECTIONS

Crime brief: woman allegedly groped in laundromat

A 19-year-old transient man was arrested after he had allegedly groped a transient woman inside a laundromat in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Donald Trump Voter, on Dec 29, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views

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The puppet-masters of Mountain View

The Kruss family has a love for puppets bordering on the obsessive, and they're hoping to share their passion with the rest...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Got.Me, on Dec 29, 2015 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

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Palo Alto police shoot, kill person who allegedly wielded knife

A person who police said was armed with a knife and charged at Palo Alto police officers was shot and later died at a local...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by More info (bjd), on Dec 29, 2015 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 1203 Views

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Future of free health care clinic thrown into limbo

One of the area's few options for free health care with no strings attached, Mountain View's RotaCare clinic at El Camino...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kathy, on Dec 29, 2015 at 2:05 am | 12 comments | 3830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by BRT Definition, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:08 pm | 77 comments | 4197 Views

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Woman arrested during alleged Kohl's robbery

Police arrested a 53-year-old Redwood City woman after she allegedly stole clothes from a Kohl's store, pepper-sprayed store...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1793 Views

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Peninsula gets more than 5 inches of rain -- more to come

A storm system that has brought badly needed rain to parts of the Bay Area since Sunday is on its way out today, but another...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by @True, on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 11 comments | 2067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

March to Washington to fight 'Eve's curse'

Stanford Hospital physician Camran Nezhat and a growing contingency of volunteers are organizing a march on Washington D.C....

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tricia Peny, on Dec 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 5391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board considers big cuts in school construction plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District must make major cuts to projects on school campuses to get back on budget with...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:47 am | 25 comments | 3204 Views
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