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AROUND TOWN

Fire closes Burger King on El Camino

No one was hurt when the Burger King near Grant Road on El Camino Real caught fire Thursday, an official from the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:25 am | 9 comments | 4652 Views

AROUND TOWN

City delays decision on WhatsApp building

On Wednesday evening Zoning Administrator Gerry Beaudin delayed approval of an office developer's controversial request...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Steve A., on Jul 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 9 comments | 6569 Views

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Prowler arrested after sneaking into Mountain View home

A Mountain View man was arrested on charges of burglary and attempted sexual assault after he allegedly broke into a home...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Sep 15, 2013 at 7:21 am | 9 comments | 10928 Views

AROUND TOWN

District debates $2 million building project

With looming budget cuts in mind, at least one elementary school district trustee wondered during a board meeting last week...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by lol, on Dec 14, 2008 at 9:02 pm | 9 comments | 2919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last of a generation

Greetings.. Nothing here to do about old places in Mtn. View.. This is about the old originals of Mountain View. On November...

Original post made by Charlie Welch on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Rachael Reeves, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:40 am | 9 comments | 4845 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar pleads not guilty

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for a bus, has pleaded not guilty,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:55 am | 9 comments | 2019 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train hits abandoned car in Sunnyvale

Peninsula train service was halted for part of Thursday morning after Caltrain's northbound train No. 101 struck an abandoned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by joe isuzu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 1776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:15 am | 9 comments | 3123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HOLIDAY FUND: Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Minuteman 7.62, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 3230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging behind

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 2520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 6730 Views

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City Council sets the stage for major budget cuts

Mountain View residents and city employees responded en masse to the prospect of city budget cuts, packing the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 1710 Views

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Two-alarm fire at U-Haul damages eight vehicles

Arson investigators are searching for the cause of a two-alarm fire last night at the U-Haul at 62 W. El Camino Real, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Jul 25, 2011 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 1762 Views

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USPS may move MV business mail service to Los Altos

Mountain View businesses that move large amounts of mail through the Post Office may soon have to make a trip to Los Altos,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Heather, on Feb 10, 2012 at 7:45 am | 9 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break? Castro School is working overtime

While the majority of campuses in the Mountain View Whisman School District have remained relatively quiet since classes...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by anon, on Jul 22, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 9 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro number-crunchers win at math competition

Two out of nine Castro Elementary school students won awards and placed in the top 10 percent of competing students at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sean Takada, on Jan 16, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 2619 Views

ELECTIONS

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 3878 Views

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No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week vacation, his car was missing from his apartment complex's lot. As he soon found...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sue The Pants Off These Bums, on Jul 21, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 4386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experts testify on child abuse syndrome in Carbajal case

In testimony that could either support or cast doubt on statements made by the alleged victims in the trial of former Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 9 comments | 3138 Views
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