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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by No new school, 4 hours ago | 26 comments | 843 Views

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City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, 6 hours ago | 15 comments | 404 Views

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Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bruce, 8 hours ago | 58 comments | 12008 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 jason l, 11 hours ago | 22 comments | 2241 Views

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An Integrated Increased Housing Plan

Mountain View General Plan 2030 identifies five (5) change areas for new housing and one potential additional area. Traditionally,...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnow on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 35 Views

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Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, 13 hours ago | 34 comments | 1628 Views

ELECTIONS

Election a change of pace for MVLA

School board elections are getting a lot of attention this year. Another last-minute candidate joined the race for a spot...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Torok on PE, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 294 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, 17 hours ago | 50 comments | 4109 Views

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Bike Share marks first anniversary with discounts, freebies

Bay Area Bike Share is celebrating its first anniversary by extending special offers to its members this week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Not enough data, 22 hours ago | 8 comments | 1001 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by hmax, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:42 am | 3 comments | 1117 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 4507 Views

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6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 27, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 17 comments | 2666 Views

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New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

From chocolate faucets to kumquat sorbetto, there's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

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Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size

Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 17 comments | 4766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bridging the digital divide

Computers and mobile devices are turning into a staple school supply for kids in the Bay Area. The new requirement for all...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by @Hmm, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1233 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 | 13398 Views

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Power outage hits Mountain View, again

A power outage in Mountain View this morning affected thousands of PG&E customers, turning traffic lights all along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by MtnViewCitizen, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:51 am | 26 comments | 3893 Views

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Man dies on Caltrain tracks at Rengstorff

An adult male pedestrian was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View this morning, Caltrain officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 15 comments | 761 Views

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6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 671 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by educator, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views
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