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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 4486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Local cat lover, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1144 Views

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City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8214 Views

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Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 10061 Views

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Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing

Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 22 comments | 2477 Views

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Day worker center eyes new location

At long last, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has its eye on a permanent home: an abandoned cinderblock building near...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Lookmanohands, on Mar 30, 2008 at 3:40 am | 21 comments | 3152 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 7565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 3352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 3513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 1917 Views

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High speed rail meeting fails to sway crowd

While it didn't degenerate into a shouting match, there wasn't a lot of love either from the 100-plus people who showed up...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 21 comments | 1765 Views

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Man killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain Commuter, on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 3388 Views

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Bad date ends with kidnapping arrest

A first date ended with kidnapping charges, after a Redwood City man refused to let a woman out of his car, Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jun 4, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 21 comments | 1461 Views

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Rail Authority drops tunnel, trench options

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Mountain View and Midpeninsula portion of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Robert McGinn, on Aug 11, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 1204 Views

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MV police aid in Palo Alto manhunt

Palo Alto police were out in force Tuesday night -- including the use of a Santa Clara County sheriff's helicopter -- to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Oct 14, 2010 at 6:57 am | 21 comments | 2048 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher Monday night, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gnar, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 21 comments | 1903 Views

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Council says school funding should wait

Despite concerns that it could hurt local schools, the City Council said Tuesday that it wants to extend the city's downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sam Player, on Jan 31, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 21 comments | 2139 Views

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Council: Please save San Antonio train station

The City Council decided to send a letter to the Caltrain board of directors on Tuesday that expresses "deep concern" about...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 21 comments | 2467 Views

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14-year-old robbed of iPod while walking home from school

A 14-year-old Mountain View boy was beaten and robbed of his cell phone on March 2, as he walked home from Crittenden Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 1546 Views

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San Antonio revamp up for council vote

The City Council could give final approval on Tuesday for the most ambitious redevelopment of San Antonio Shopping Center...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Gerry, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 21 comments | 2046 Views
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