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OTHER ISSUES

Fresh & Easy calls it quits

The shelves are half-empty at Mountain View's Fresh & Easy grocery store on Rengstorff Avenue, after it was announced last...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 38 comments | 7708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local gay couples say 'I do'

It is a warm Friday afternoon with the sun lighting the fountain in C.W. Hobbs and Stephen Carney's back yard. The two jokingly...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by CW&Stephen, on Aug 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | 38 comments | 6235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to discuss $1 million in fee hikes

To help fix a projected $4 million budget deficit this year, the City Council on Tuesday plans to consider asking those who...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 38 comments | 3715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police bust woman for selling pot

Police arrested a Mountain View woman Wednesday after finding 29 pounds of marijuana -- with an estimated street value of...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Jun 22, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 38 comments | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stop already, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 33924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks permit for "intimidating" fence

San Antonio Shopping Center developer Merlone Geier has not given up on its controversial efforts to put up a fence that...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nick Shelton , on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 38 comments | 5908 Views

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Parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket on Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 5, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 38 comments | 3398 Views

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Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by heewhaw, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 38 comments | 18963 Views

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Tonight's council meeting: Cat rescue group warns against owl protections

After weeks of controversy over cat licenses, you might think that a new city animal control ordinance would pass without...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Me, Ow., on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:40 am | 38 comments | 18675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion captured in downtown Mountain View

A game warden safely tranquilized a mountain lion near a residential area in Mountain View near Rengstorff Park on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on May 9, 2014 at 9:03 am | 38 comments | 14599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rent Control, on May 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 38 comments | 9200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 38 comments | 2992 Views

RESTAURANTS

uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 38 comments | 6671 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View location of uWink closes

The high-tech restaurant on Castro Street that promised to bring "social gaming" to Silicon Valley eaters has closed its...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Francois, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:43 am | 38 comments | 5196 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 2796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Carlos, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 37 comments | 6467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 6904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 6532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 10298 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 5682 Views
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