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OTHER ISSUES

Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 9, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 240 comments | 34511 Views

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SmugMug smiles for the camera

Chris MacAskill spent childhood life on Oakland's streets and could easily have become a homeless statistic. Instead, he...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by marc silber, on Feb 1, 2008 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 34294 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 33727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield trees axed for Google

Residents of the Monta Loma neighborhood were surprised this week to see a number of trees chopped down around the former...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 5, 2014 at 11:41 am | 35 comments | 33569 Views

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Art museum may be last hope for Pearson House

While it appears that everyone else has given up, resident Chris Parkinson is on a mission to save the Pearson House and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 11 comments | 32631 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2013

Our readers have spoken, and they've picked the top restaurants, retailers and professionals. Mountain View's best of the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 32335 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by ScottUSA, on Nov 27, 2013 at 1:20 pm | 6 comments | 31906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sick and tired of chronic fatigue syndrome

Amberlin Wu, who has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for 15 years, is sick and tired of being sick and tired. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by AnotherAffected, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 79 comments | 31228 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 30661 Views

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Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohlís Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to have...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ajay's Wife, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 20 comments | 30325 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 29887 Views

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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 29340 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 29097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

First 49er game a test for new downtown parking program

While the new Levi's stadium was nearly filled to capacity for its first 49er game there on Sunday, football fans who used...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by CPNA resident, on Aug 25, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 38 comments | 28889 Views

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After much ado, Minton's project is approved

The City Council gave the green light once and for all on Tuesday night to a 203-unit luxury apartment complex which will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Progressive Owner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 18 comments | 28770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice launches new website

The Mountain View community's primary online source for local news and discussion is undergoing a facelift designed to make...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by David R, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 32 comments | 28736 Views

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Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 28296 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 28094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's OK to be little naive

Clad in their bright blue caps and gowns, the Los Altos High School class of 2013 flooded onto their school's football field...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 27978 Views

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Cancer spike found near Superfund site

A study released Monday finds a historical increase in cancer among residents of northeastern Mountain View, where a large...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 26, 2014 at 1:23 am | 28 comments | 27484 Views
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