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AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 13087 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 4848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 4783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 8753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students to rally over police killings

Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Soggy Bottom Ben, on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:04 am | 18 comments | 3286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man in critical condition following traffic collision

A man is in critical condition at a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 5793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing subdivision approved for Superfund hot spot

An old motel bordering Highway 101, considered one of the most contaminated sites in the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Val, on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 18 comments | 6257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by BRT Buses in service Now, on Jan 6, 2016 at 1:09 am | 18 comments | 3808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a free ride

For the first time, Mountain View council members reviewed the numbers for the city's fledgling community shuttle system,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Nov 6, 2015 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 4671 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sam Connell, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:13 am | 18 comments | 4812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bringing Bernie's agenda to Mountain View

Over the last months, Ken "Kacey" Carpenter describes himself as experiencing a political awakening of sorts. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 18 comments | 2920 Views

RESTAURANTS

Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 4667 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates spar over Assembly seat

Former Mountain View Mayor Sally Lieber will likely hand over her District 22 State Assembly seat to one of four Democrats,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Victim of Caserta, on May 31, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 4838 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 3782 Views

ELECTIONS

City needs more housing, says 'balanced' growth campaign leader

It's a City Council election year, but one of the more active political campaigns might not be run by a council candidate....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Orest, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:26 am | 18 comments | 2388 Views

ELECTIONS

Mayor pitches plan for alternate rent control measure

In a challenge to Mountain View's citizen-backed initiative to curb rising rents, city officials could draft a second ballot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Jefferson, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 18 comments | 4728 Views

ELECTIONS

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by CBryant, on Sep 2, 2016 at 10:29 am | 18 comments | 4605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advocates say teen center would reduce crime

Gang violence and crime in general will be substantially reduced if the city opens a larger and better teen center —...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by the kid kid, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:46 am | 17 comments | 3474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll shows support for MV Whisman bond

It would seem like a bad time to ask anyone for money, but a new survey of likely voters shows a strong level of support...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on May 5, 2010 at 12:20 am | 17 comments | 5456 Views
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