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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Then this should be easy, 5 minutes ago | 31 comments | 317 Views

ELECTIONS

67% Council Pay Increase Will Be On November Ballot

Last night, the Mountain View City Council voted to present a 67% pay increase for itself (from $600 to $1000) to the voters...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 12 minutes ago | 1 comment | 20 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, 26 minutes ago | 20 comments | 3857 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to The Almanac?

The link to The Almanac is not working. Is their site down today?...

Original post made by ArEader on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by hmax, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 22 Views

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Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 34 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by chad mazurek, 10 hours ago | 22 comments | 248 Views

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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, 10 hours ago | 17 comments | 1532 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 28 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, 23 hours ago | 19 comments | 5165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Live near Huff, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:20 am | 22 comments | 2977 Views

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School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 2984 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 386 Views

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County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 819 Views

ELECTIONS

City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 21, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 103 comments | 9160 Views

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Gang confrontation leads to three arrests

Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 3960 Views

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Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police

Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Renter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 1876 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 411 Views

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Garden debuts at Theuerkauf elementary

While environmental groups prepare to commemorate Earth Day next week, students in elementary schools across Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Krajewski, Arizona resident, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1449 Views
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