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Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Um, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 1665 Views

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Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Outside Oberver, 7 hours ago | 18 comments | 1090 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 Steven Nelson, 15 hours ago | 5 comments | 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crime briefs: Walmart arrests, cocaine sales and laptop theft

Three are arrested outside Walmart, concert-goers arrested on cocaine possession charges and detectives track down suspects...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by USA, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 673 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 now I see a little, 16 hours ago | 29 comments | 3102 Views

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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 Steven Nelson, 17 hours ago | 18 comments | 2012 Views

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 LASD Parent, on Sep 20, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 15 comments | 223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police seek military gear

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by reader, on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 9 comments | 1376 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 13936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2014 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 3844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two sides of North Bayshore housing debate

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by DavidR, on Sep 19, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 8 comments | 180 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 sjr, on Sep 19, 2014 at 8:46 pm | 35 comments | 2242 Views

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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 Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 2736 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 100 Views

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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 Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 3817 Views

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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, on Sep 19, 2014 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 1299 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, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 2008 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, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 1444 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, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 2284 Views

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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, on Sep 18, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 166 comments | 38915 Views
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