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ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gary, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 1252 Views

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Scaled-back bus lanes plan gets lukewarm response

It could be a bumpy ride ahead for transit officials' goal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real, based on the reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, 6 hours ago | 124 comments | 3643 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Maher, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 987 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at statewide journalism competition

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association [http://epublish.multiad.com/CNPA_BNC_2015/...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by mike, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 733 Views

ELECTIONS

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by There are your finalists, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 456 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 13 hours ago | 29 comments | 2833 Views

MOVIES

century16/movies

A list of current movies at Century 16....

Original post made by ray peterson on May. 2, 2016
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Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing

Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Hello from Gemello, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, 16 hours ago | 22 comments | 2123 Views

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Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View

It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 2072 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by henryinmv, 17 hours ago | 57 comments | 3007 Views

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Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

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How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on May 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 7 comments | 1618 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 1216 Views

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More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Santa Clara County's homeless residents are getting older, as more seniors are unable to afford the region's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 28, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 12 comments | 2353 Views

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Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 2897 Views

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New app tracks city's free shuttles

Catching one of Mountain View's free shuttles just got a little bit easier. Starting last week, the transit program launched...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1308 Views

SPORTS

What's all this racket about pickleball?

The game known as pickleball is getting lots attention in Mountain View lately, both from swelling numbers of new players...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 1403 Views

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Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

When it comes to education, the first five years of a child's life are in many ways the most important. But for most families...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 2743 Views
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