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AROUND TOWN

Police arrest necklace-snatching suspects

A robbery suspect was arrested Aug. 6 after he barricaded himself in the bathroom of an apartment on Latham Street in an...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Double Jeopardy, on Aug 12, 2011 at 9:06 am | 29 comments | 6260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major smoking clampdown is in the air

Smokers may soon have to curb their habits in Mountain View, thanks to a city proposal to nix smoking in and around outdoor...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stupid conversation, on Dec 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 29 comments | 3608 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 Rodger, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 32915 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on May 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 29 comments | 4673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chowchilla kidnapper, on parole, living in Mountain View

The man convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, Calif., is living in Mountain View, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:56 pm | 29 comments | 4075 Views

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Woman hit by car dies in hospital

Sarra Golukhov, the 81-year-old Mountain View woman who was struck by a car near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 29 comments | 3090 Views

AROUND TOWN

China Cafe robbed at gunpoint

An employee of the China Cafe restaurant located near the Safeway on Miramonte Avenue was robbed at gunpoint as she prepared...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Baffled, on May 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween block party killed by cars

As the City Council discusses the possibility of turning Latham Street into a bike boulevard, city staff denied a permit...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 29 comments | 5456 Views

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Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 12013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 9856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 4990 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 5694 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 4521 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 5027 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 28 comments | 6035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 3919 Views

SPORTS

Parent asks board to remove MVHS coach

A Mountain View High School parent asked district board members this week to fire the school's varsity girls basketball coach...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 3rd Times Not a Charm, on May 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 28 comments | 4922 Views

SPORTS

Friday night lights: debate over night games at MVHS

The discussion was heated but civil Wednesday night as community members, Mountain View High School students and the school's...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:45 am | 28 comments | 5531 Views

SPORTS

Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 11, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 12361 Views
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