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ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 4207 Views

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Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race

Developers, unions and advocacy groups are making their presence felt in the latest round of campaign contributions in the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 2242 Views

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Food truck offers its version of the Parisian burger from Linda's Drive-In

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by windh20earthsky, on Dec 14, 2013 at 10:54 am | 12 comments | 2984 Views

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New downtown shop sells Mountain View's charm

Mountain View might not be a San Francisco or New York, but apparently the place has enough charm for a tiny souvenir shop....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 1411 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Offices squeeze out more downtown retail

City Council members voted Tuesday to allow a downtown property owner to convert five retail spaces at 783 Castro St. into...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Feb 8, 2013 at 10:56 am | 12 comments | 14452 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 3113 Views

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Toxic vapors found in Google offices

After a carcinogen was found to be seeping up from contaminated soil into buildings, Google is working to protect employees...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Terri, on Mar 6, 2013 at 4:36 am | 12 comments | 5618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees question Measure G management

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 12 comments | 2801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman smashes man's phone at gas station, police say

A Palo Alto woman was arrested on the morning of March 9 after allegedly pushing a gas station attendant and then running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 1246 Views

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Editorial: Time to put brakes on San Antonio Center

There are plenty of reasons for the City Council to put the brakes on Merlone Geier's phase-two plans for the new San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Apr 1, 2013 at 10:59 am | 12 comments | 1662 Views

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Death plunge to Hwy. 101 ruled a suicide

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has ruled that the man who died May 17 after plunging from the Rengstorff Avenue...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by sfkyle, on May 28, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 12 comments | 2675 Views

OTHER ISSUES

National "rolling fast" for immigration reform starts in MV

The first in a series of such actions nationwide, advocates for immigrant rights in Mountain View made their point this month...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 21, 2013 at 6:50 pm | 12 comments | 1309 Views

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Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 1418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fist-fight at gas station escalates quickly

Two men got into a fight at a Mountain View gas station early Tuesday morning, with one brandishing a knife, according to...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Ws, on May 29, 2013 at 4:35 am | 12 comments | 1460 Views

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Witness' report leads to arrest in bike theft

Police arrested a San Jose man for allegedly stealing a bicycle at the Mountain View Caltrain station after a witness alerted...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Jun 13, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 12 comments | 1107 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 4826 Views

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Two copters down: sequestration cuts hit 129th Rescue Wing

Members of the Air National Guard at Moffett Field say their capacity to rescue people from wildfires, shipwrecks, hurricanes...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Aug 4, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 12 comments | 2861 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 8928 Views

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Residents want a true community garden in Mountain View

In Mountain View, the words "community garden" have been used to describe the tiny city garden plots near Willowgate Street...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gardener #2, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 3097 Views

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23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 11285 Views
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