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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 | 10616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Justthefactsmaam, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by mary, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 21 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View-Los Altos High School District

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbents Debbie Torok and Joe Mitchner, and challenger Fiona Walter for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1518 Views

RESTAURANTS

It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 5372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by It matters, on Oct 4, 2014 at 3:06 am | 6 comments | 2045 Views

ELECTIONS

Last chance to submit questions for KMVT's Live Televised City Council Candidate Debate

Here is your opportunity to submit questions to the Mountain View City Council Candidates for the upcoming televised debate. The...

Original post made by KMVT 15 on Oct. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 96 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 | 3831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag manufacturers vow repeal of statewide ban

California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 2, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 23 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVPD blog on AR15s

here: http://mountainviewpoliceblog.com/2014/09/30/understanding-mvpds-use-of-the-ar-15-rifle/ ...

Original post made by Sparty on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 2, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs: Lewd conduct and man punched

A man was approached and punched in front of an Erik's Deli, and police arrest a transient man for lewd conduct. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cowards, on Oct 2, 2014 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2221 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Los Altos resident/parent , on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 17 comments | 675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by We all know why that is, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 2359 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto police arrest man suspected of fraud after manhunt

Following a manhunt that lasted more than four hours Monday evening, Palo Alto police apprehended a man suspected of fraud,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Smooth operator, on Oct 1, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle route still up in the air

Though set to begin service this fall, the route and schedule still haven't been decided for the free community shuttles...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2845 Views

AROUND TOWN

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 12 comments | 3899 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 | 9159 Views
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