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ELECTIONS

LASD Trustee Race, interesting lawn sign combos.

There are interesting trends in the LASD race, I think that voting may be quite different this time. Lawn signs are popping...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sign Spotter, 2 minutes ago | 2 comments | 51 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 Susan, 10 minutes ago | 29 comments | 1705 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents rally around teacher pay issue

Parents rallied behind Mountain View Whisman School District teachers last night at an informal meeting to discuss the recent,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by what?, 35 minutes ago | 4 comments | 621 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1192 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVWSD mom, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by an old Mountain View Resident, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 3701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by LoveYourDNA, 3 hours ago | 37 comments | 2340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek car burglary suspects

Police are looking for two men who broke into a car at a Safeway in Mountain View and stole an iPod and speakers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Gladys, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1786 Views

ELECTIONS

No labor peace for hotel on city land

In a closed-door meeting last week about a hotel and office development proposed for city land at 750 Moffett Boulevard,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Maher, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 1146 Views

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Candidate threatened by campaign sign vandal

When council candidate Ken Rosenberg confronted a man destroying a fellow candidate's campaign sign last week, he didn't...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Maher, 15 hours ago | 13 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mrstinylady, 18 hours ago | 166 comments | 38771 Views

ELECTIONS

Yes or No on the LASD Bond?

I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if...

Original post made by undecided voter on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Landers, 18 hours ago | 115 comments | 1305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bias in the Voice

Amazing bias, On page one of Town Square all the stories are 2014 except for the one about Lenny Siegel which goes back to...

Original post made by Old Mountain View Resident on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Old Mountain View Resident, on Sep 18, 2014 at 8:54 am | 19 comments | 305 Views

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Cops reach out to residents with podcast

Recording microphones and audio-editing software and equipment aren't a common sight around most police departments. However,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Scotts, on Sep 18, 2014 at 6:03 am | 4 comments | 1392 Views

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Stanford professor wins 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cordelia, on Sep 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 522 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 | 2658 Views

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Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School districts decry new state reserves law

Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Charter Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views
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