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Sparks fly in "Civility Roundtable" immigration discussion

An event designed to bring some civility back into the debate on illegal immigration did just that, bringing the various...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:08 am | 32 comments | 3018 Views

AROUND TOWN

'One of the silliest things we've ever done'

Several City Council members said they were not fans of placing art along city's trails and in parks before voting against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by USA, on May 29, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 32 comments | 2728 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 Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 4890 Views

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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 13889 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 3053 Views

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Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 13183 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 12422 Views

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Sears to close for demolition

Sears, along with many other businesses on the southwestern corner of the San Antonio Shopping Center, will close its doors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by AL, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 32 comments | 5659 Views

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VTA proposals could save Caltrain, for now

With Caltrain considering eliminating nearly half of the peninsula's train service to fix a $30 million deficit, VTA general...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rider, on Feb 11, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 31 comments | 2759 Views

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Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 4362 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 4938 Views

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Bedroom window pried open in burglary

A watch and various electronics were stolen from a house in the 400 block of Church Street on July 26, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Jul 30, 2011 at 4:38 am | 31 comments | 1999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 31 comments | 7247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 6233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools

Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 31 comments | 3845 Views

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Google offers to fund city's bike projects

Mountain View city officials are in talks with Google about using some of the internet giant's billions to help make its...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by eric, on May 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 31 comments | 4637 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 5040 Views

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Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 3988 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 7768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school boundaries in store for MV Whisman?

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are considering changing the attendance boundaries of three local elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Castro community, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 31 comments | 3514 Views
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