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Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by not Smart Growth, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 33 comments | 7348 Views

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Cops pull over driverless car

Perhaps it was bound to happen eventually - Google's autonomous car program got its first run-in with the law on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 4730 Views

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Split board votes to open Slater Elementary

Ending a years-long effort by families in the Whisman and Slater area lobbying for a neighborhood school, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 33 comments | 3936 Views

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Car-dwelling homeless inspire church copycats

Their apartment was just a short drive away, but on Friday evening Steve and Teresa Peters decided not to go home. They packed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by @Rex Manor, on Mar 15, 2016 at 1:00 am | 33 comments | 4453 Views

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Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Three Feet in Monta Loma, on Jul 12, 2016 at 9:05 am | 33 comments | 7546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 7246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 3152 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 | 5204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by DisIntergrate, on May 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 32 comments | 17978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 3482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big service cuts due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 32 comments | 2616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3225 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 | 3315 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice launches new website

The Mountain View community's primary online source for local news and discussion is undergoing a facelift designed to make...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by David R, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 32 comments | 30878 Views

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Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Person of interest., on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 32 comments | 3668 Views

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Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tinker Bell, on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 22520 Views

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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 5891 Views

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Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 8484 Views

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City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 12439 Views

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'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 | 2899 Views
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By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 3,162 views