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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 Yes!, 0 hours ago | 12 comments | 965 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 Vote NO, 1 hour ago | 90 comments | 3311 Views

ELECTIONS

Two arrested in Los Altos drug bust

Two people were arrested on Thursday after a search warrant uncovered illicit drugs and a firearm inside a Los Altos home. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by musical, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 670 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 Jason Reeves, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 916 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 Opin-bys not Nimbys, 4 hours ago | 5 comments | 1169 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 a MV resident, 7 hours ago | 56 comments | 2665 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, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 852 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 Scott, 13 hours ago | 12 comments | 1642 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 Old Steve, 23 hours ago | 16 comments | 1448 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 | 2299 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 | 756 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 | 2610 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...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by alex, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1014 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 | 1116 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 | 1248 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 | 1961 Views

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Council: build senior housing on downtown lot

Sensing a ripe opportunity to create more affordable housing downtown, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday gave...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 1775 Views

ELECTIONS

Ala Carte & Art festival this weekend

Mountain View's Ala Carte & Art festival, the annual fair (celebrating its 20th year) featuring two days of live music, the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Are Renters Allowed?, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 773 Views

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City Council hits impasse in rental resolution

The Mountain View City Council's preferred plan to ameliorate the city's rental crisis was delivered a setback after failing...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1498 Views

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Driver arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according to the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Hmmmmm, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 1480 Views
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