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Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by It matters, on Oct 4, 2014 at 3:06 am | 6 comments | 2624 Views

ELECTIONS

Special interest groups invest in council election

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by mike, on Oct 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 6299 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless

Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy supplies for the city's homeless who are facing the first...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Evelyn Horng, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 2987 Views

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Protect Your Home!

My wife and I moved to Mountain View 46 years ago. We were told that housing was expensive, and it was. We lived in a...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnw on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 356 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung still tops healthcare district race spending

In a competitive race, all three candidates competing for two seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board ratcheted...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:27 am | 6 comments | 2322 Views

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Mountain View home listings continue their downward trend

It's unlikely that you'll wake up 12 years from now and discover that there are no homes for sale in Mountain View -- that's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark J., on Nov 6, 2014 at 6:30 am | 6 comments | 9929 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raises for city's manager, clerk and attorney

City Council members unanimously approved raises on Tuesday for the three folks the council appoints to run the city's daily...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pay Raise, more like, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 6 comments | 1722 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing in North Bayshore May Already Be a Dead Issue!!!

Prior to the decision, several residents spoke out in favor and against passage. There were also two union representative...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 11, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 6 comments | 429 Views

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Residents urged to prepare for storm

Bay Area residents should prepare themselves for heavy rain and strong winds when a storm expected to be the largest of the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 11, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 4328 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of students protest police killings

Hundreds of students marched down El Camino Real and converged on Eagle Park Wednesday afternoon to rally in solidarity with...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Here's your poster boy, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 3185 Views

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Police seek Peeping Tom suspect

Police are looking for a possible serial Peeping Tom who allegedly recorded people through the window of their home with...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 3212 Views

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11th consecutive Spare the Air alert for Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 11th consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fact, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 2092 Views

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Sutter Health, Blue Shield in contract dispute

Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by LoveYourDNA, on Jan 16, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 6 comments | 4232 Views

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Last MLK Day Freedom Train sells out all 1,400 seats

Today's 54-mile round trip of the Bay Area's Freedom Train from San Jose to San Francisco to honor the civil rights legacy...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 19, 2015 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 2576 Views

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Caltrain reports fatality near MV station

A man was struck and killed by a Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain Station Thursday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Member, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 5430 Views

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Dear Mountain View Parking Authority

Dear Mountain View, Please get some decent electronic signs at your garages and lots that inform me before entering that...

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 24, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 267 Views

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Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 1518 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council offers extension for Symantec development deal

Mountain View City Council members last week signaled they wouldn't scrap a development deal with Symantec for a new 100,000-square...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:41 am | 6 comments | 2506 Views

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Council OKs $1.2 million for studies of North Bayshore housing

Throwing a new twist into future development plans in North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by B Minkin, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1604 Views
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