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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 8056 Views

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Space shuttle passes over Mountain View

A massive crowd gathered on the tarmac at Moffett Federal Airfield Friday morning to watch the historic last flight of space...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Oct 7, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 36 comments | 4107 Views

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Teen hit by car on South Shoreline

A young man was hit by a car early this morning in Mountain View, suffering non-life threatening injuries, according to police....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Mar 6, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 36 comments | 3041 Views

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P.E. credit for marching band?

Everyone seems to agree that marching up and down a football field while banging on drums or playing the horn is hard work....

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Marching band, on Mar 4, 2016 at 9:24 am | 36 comments | 56417 Views

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Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 27635 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 7481 Views

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More downtown retail space to be lost to office

In a meeting Wednesday evening, the city's zoning administrator is set to approve an office developer's request to use a...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 36 comments | 8447 Views

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Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 4140 Views

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City struggles to add park space

At Tuesday night's City Council meeting, it became clear how difficult it is to add new park space in the city as council...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by time-for-petition, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:45 am | 36 comments | 5310 Views

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Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 8159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Makeshift RV camps spark concern

Like many local households, the Reyes family is faced with dwindling options to continue living in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by JulieBlack, on Apr 6, 2016 at 12:02 am | 36 comments | 6439 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5043 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama praises Mountain View while greeting mayor

Before president Obama's town hall meeting in Mountain View on Monday, Mayor Jac Siegel said Obama had some flattering words...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 36 comments | 4331 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 10850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 13965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 8770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 6300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 6295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for new Slater Elementary

The Mountain View Whisman School District has design plans for a new Slater Elementary School, but finding funds to build...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 35 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 3611 Views
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Pokéworks opens in Mountain View
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