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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 8, 2014 at 7:57 am | 44 comments | 922 Views

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MVWSD superintendent defends $20 + million in reserves; teachers& parents challenge his priorities

I live in the Shoreline West neighborhood of Mountain View. After watching this video, I am appalled by Mr. Goldman's management...

Original post made by Beth Galvin on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by @MV Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 2988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Logic, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 44 comments | 4454 Views

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Strikers at BMW returning to the table

After three weeks of striking at BMW of Mountain View, service writers and mechanics were scheduled to go back to the bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by bmw walker, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:17 am | 43 comments | 3243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3442 Views

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HSR may cut into Central Expressway

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by sally j, on Jun 7, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 43 comments | 2476 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 2429 Views

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City examining site of fatal accident

Trees, swaying lightly in the cool breeze, line the sidewalk and median strip of California Street at its intersection with...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 43 comments | 2428 Views

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MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 2643 Views

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Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 3337 Views

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MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief June 10 to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 43 comments | 2607 Views

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Gay marriage supporters file Chick-Fil-A appeal

It appears that Chick-Fil-A's chickens have come home to roost. The company's funding of anti-gay rights groups and president...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 43 comments | 2531 Views

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Council OKs downtown office building

On Tuesday evening the City Council unanimously approved another new downtown office building, a three-story structure built...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 43 comments | 1792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 3514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Birthday party gone bad

A birthday party on East Middlefield Road turned into a violent melee Saturday, with police forcefully arresting six people....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by final word!, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:13 pm | 42 comments | 3482 Views

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Join the Group to Preserve the Historic Grant Road Open Space!

If you have a Facebook, then please join the group dedicated to preserving this century-old extremely historic open space! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59032572947&ref=n...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 30, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 42 comments | 2897 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 5326 Views

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Caltrain faces big service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Apr 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 42 comments | 2303 Views

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William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware -- hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 -- caused shock...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:45 am | 42 comments | 5713 Views

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Council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 2400 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 3,431 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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