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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 3104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs: man arrested at Shoreline and phone robbery at nightclub

Man arrested after causing a disturbance at Keith Urban concert and couple arrested for phone theft and battery. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Real talk , on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 9 comments | 3103 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Some familiar names throw hats in ring

With four seats on the City Council up for grabs this November, a few candidates are lining up early. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by mvguy, on Apr 12, 2008 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 3099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed by downtown train is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the woman struck and killed by a train at the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 3098 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 3098 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police seek military gear

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by MRAPs now!, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 11 comments | 3098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 3097 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 3097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man killed by train at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening, a transit...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 3096 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge gang bust nets 39 arrests

All but nine of 48 alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia criminal gang indicted in May are in custody in the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 3096 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spike in car break-ins

A spike in car break-ins has the Mountain View Police Department's attention, and officials are asking the public to be on...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 3096 Views

ELECTIONS

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 35 comments | 3096 Views

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Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by greycat, on Jul 17, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power quickly restored after outage in Mountain View

A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Amacher, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments | 3095 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chef Liu reverting to Mervyn's restaurant; historic lounge closing for now

A memory of many longtime Mountain-View residents is Mervyn's "Fine Foods" ("For Delightful Dining . . . and Cocktails"),...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 3094 Views

ELECTIONS

Election results show city leans left

Mountain View showed its political stripes in the November election, voting to the left of the county and much of the state...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 20, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 3093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on May 12, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math scores up, English a struggle

Local students increased their standardized test scores for the 2007-08 school year, according to results released last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Big Gov, on Aug 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 3091 Views
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