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Los Altos district asks voters for new $193 tax

Mountain View voters living within the Los Altos School District's boundaries are being asked to approve a new $193 annual...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent from the Side-lines, on May 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 228 comments | 9274 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 eric, on Apr 11, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 159 comments | 30283 Views

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Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:20 am | 134 comments | 11031 Views

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Massive bike ride to come through Mountain View tonight

The event known as San Jose Bike Party will bring over a thousand bicyclists through Mountain View some time after 8 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Malacologist, on Sep 18, 2010 at 2:24 am | 127 comments | 4648 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 9099 Views

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The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 6639 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 5564 Views

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A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary but very significant moves in planning the El Camino...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 18, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 104 comments | 7870 Views

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Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 3903 Views

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You got a license for that cat, Mister?

For the first time, the city of Mountain View is poised to require that pet cats be licensed. The City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by OldtimerMV, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 102 comments | 5684 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 4644 Views

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Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 96 comments | 8818 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 13318 Views

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Ideafarm arrested for battery, false imprisonment

Wo'O Ideafarm, the self-styled public speaker known in Mountain View for his inflammatory signs, was arrested Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Forest, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:10 am | 86 comments | 4016 Views

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Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 3865 Views

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Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 7525 Views

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Revolt by smokers fails to sway council

The Mountain View City Council passed a strict new smoking ban Tuesday, despite strong opposition from patrons and owners...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Really, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 82 comments | 2033 Views

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Big transformation under way for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring over 1,300 new homes to the San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Erica, on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 82 comments | 2429 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Must prove you point with data, on Apr 17, 2014 at 5:36 am | 79 comments | 7466 Views

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Bullis files another lawsuit against LASD

Bullis Charter School's legal team has filed another lawsuit against the Los Altos School District in an effort to get a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by HMMMMM, on Sep 26, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 77 comments | 4650 Views
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