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The Best Of Mountain View 2009

For shoppers and diners in Mountain View, some business owners stand out among the crowd. These are the heroes. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Lucille Gallegos, on Sep 9, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 27 comments | 3254 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Owen Johnston, on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 27 comments | 3078 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on high speed rail draws 200 residents

The city held its first-ever public meeting last week dedicated entirely to the subject of high speed rail, drawing 200 people...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 27 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves $625K for downtown studies

The City Council approved a slew of studies worth $625,000 Tuesday to help navigate the future of Castro Street, where officials...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by New MV resident, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:00 am | 27 comments | 1682 Views

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Posh Bagel founders arrested on allegations of insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by insurance quotes, on May 26, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 27 comments | 2678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle begins to combat bullying

The Mountain View Whisman School District has taken up an unprecedented campaign against bullying in hopes of creating a...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on May 14, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 2504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sweet Leaf, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 27 comments | 1876 Views

SPORTS

City-run golf course is losing money

Mountain View's city-run golf course is steadily losing money, and city officials are now trying to rein in costs before...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Phil, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 27 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm arrested for trespassing

Wo of Ideafarm, the oddly named man with the sign-laden trailer often seen around Mountain View, was arrested twice last...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Sep 19, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 2801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by eldesthanson, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:40 am | 27 comments | 2866 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 1924 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google: Bridges will be open to the public

Wanting to set the record straight after strong comments were made in Tuesday's council meeting, Google made it clear Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 27 comments | 2541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Laptop, camera stolen in burglary

A house on the 2500 block of Alvin Street was burglarized sometime between 8:30 a.m. on July 27 and 12:30 p.m. on July 28,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 27 comments | 1414 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 3438 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 27 comments | 2941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids, new tech at elementary, middle schools

When Mountain View's elementary and middle school students start school on Monday, Aug. 20, they may notice some new faces,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:51 am | 27 comments | 3749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: pedestrian deaths spur neighborhood meeting

In hopes of making their streets safer, residents of the Shoreline West neighborhood are taking action in response to this...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Details, please, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 3831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meetings to focus on plans for Stevens Creek Trail

Beginning Wednesday night, Mountain View residents will have a chance to weigh in on the challenge of extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jim Hirt, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 2881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 27 comments | 2851 Views
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