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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, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 1029 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 EthicalStealing, 4 hours ago | 47 comments | 3849 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 Plato, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 625 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, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 4495 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 Not a fan, 8 hours ago | 28 comments | 1243 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 Steven Callister, 9 hours ago | 57 comments | 11961 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 2574 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, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 849 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, 17 hours ago | 17 comments | 4508 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 | 966 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 | 13339 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 | 3800 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 | 753 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 | 568 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 | 1423 Views

ELECTIONS

Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1056 Views

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Man shot at Shoreline concert

One person was shot multiple times last night at a Wiz Khalifa at Shoreline. Police are still looking for any suspects involved...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 25, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 10 comments | 4731 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 | 5684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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. 20, 2014
Last comment by Any PRIVATE school, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 67 comments | 2361 Views

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City Council candidate forums scheduled

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 7 comments | 411 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
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On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,925 views

See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,640 views

Questions for Council Candidates--Housing
By Steve Levy | 24 comments | 1,351 views

Rock N Roll Green Beans
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