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AROUND TOWN

Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 18 comments | 14559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Riders flock to Caltrain

When Caltrain announced its latest ridership statistics, even its own employees were surprised. The public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by samjoe, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 18 comments | 4779 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 3168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police eying speed on California Street

If two recent pedestrian deaths haven't slowed down drivers on California Street, a ticket from Mountain View police might...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 11, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 18 comments | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speeding cop car collision costs city $200K

The city of Mountain View has reached a $212,500 settlement with a woman who claims she was hit by a Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me again, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | 18 comments | 3020 Views

RESTAURANTS

Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 3796 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council saves Immigrant House, dumps Pearson House

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to save a tiny home once lived in by migrant workers, but left the fate of the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Feb 5, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 18 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by anna, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 2829 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blind date robbers strike again

For the second time in two days, a pair of robbers lured two out-of-town men into a lurid trap. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Write M. Hard, on Jun 3, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 18 comments | 50605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 2755 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 8, 2013
Last comment by HBLandelsMom, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 18 comments | 2864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 12274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can't we all just get along?

It seems that Steve Nelson may never get along with the administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District and his...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 8790 Views

ELECTIONS

City needs more housing, says 'balanced' growth campaign leader

It's a City Council election year, but one of the more active political campaigns might not be run by a council candidate....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Orest, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:26 am | 18 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 12171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 6952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59 am | 18 comments | 7745 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 4119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 3949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 7522 Views
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