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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman postpones parcel tax renewal

In a last-minute decision, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board agreed Thursday night to delay putting a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:50 am | 20 comments | 3993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's new committees met in secrecy

Anyone interested in how the Mountain View Whisman School District might change school boundaries or improve teaching methods...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MVWSD parent, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 20 comments | 3486 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:32 am | 20 comments | 6079 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 23532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 6684 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 2321 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1 million suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 20 comments | 2681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets lowdown on $1 million in new fees

Mountain View City Council members had the "not pleasant" task of examining a range of proposed fee hikes on city services...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anne C., on Apr 11, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by WS Resident, on Jun 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 20 comments | 17740 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City on property buying spree?

The city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on May 30, 2010 at 11:44 am | 20 comments | 3163 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by H Stewart, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 5517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman robbed, thrown from moving car

A woman was robbed of her prescription painkillers and $160 in cash, and then she and her dog were thrown from a moving vehicle...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by InnocentUntilProven..., on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:28 am | 20 comments | 2551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman sentenced for felony hit-and-run

Keibun Son, the woman who killed an elderly Mountain View man with her car as he crossed the street in a crosswalk last summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by kim, on Apr 23, 2011 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 2666 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigrant House saved, for now

The City Council voted Tuesday to save what is possibly the city's oldest home still standing in its original location, the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 20 comments | 2525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs study of dedicated bus lanes in MV

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 20 comments | 3084 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zeppelin grounded: Airship Ventures ends operations

After floating its Zeppelin over the Bay Area for four years, Airship Ventures announced Thursday that it has grounded the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Auction HQ, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 5029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 6316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 5654 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night

The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Aug 23, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 20 comments | 26245 Views
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