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SCHOOLS & KIDS

GoogleServe focuses efforts on local schools

The new, district-approved construction at Monta Loma Elementary School may not be underway yet, but the school still got...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by CommunityService, on Jun 25, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 3668 Views

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Crime brief: Attempted theft at Google

A 20-year-old Mountain View man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly attempted to make his way into a Google building...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sorry you feel that way, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 34 comments | 6366 Views

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Google contest: Paint your robo-wagon

Want to display your art where it's certain to get stares? Put it on the side of a Google self-driving car. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 31 comments | 9834 Views

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Housing subdivision approved for Superfund hot spot

An old motel bordering Highway 101, considered one of the most contaminated sites in the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Val, on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 18 comments | 6094 Views

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Council briefs: Deer Hollow, Super Bowl 50 and the Immigrant House

Agreements affecting the Immigrant House, Deer Hollow Farm and policing of next year's Super Bowl are among the actions taken...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nice, on Jun 24, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2760 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 6420 Views

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Lovable mutts and half-priced mochas

On Wednesday, June 24, Peet's Coffee and Tea will be serving up more than just your regular morning coffee. The Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma Grouch, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 3277 Views

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Pear Theatre announces new home

After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Jun 24, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 4764 Views

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Crossings vote a reprieve for SnoZen

Residents in the Crossings neighborhood last week voted overwhelmingly to overturn a set of new rules and fines that some...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by @veronika, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 3758 Views

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Gas leak triggers church evacuation

PG&E stopped a gas leak in Mountain View earlier today that started when some equipment failed, a company spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Paul Maknchies, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 3320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1655 Views

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Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:26 am | 56 comments | 4640 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for fraud suspects

Police are searching for two suspects who stole a wallet from a shopping cart and went on a spending spree totaling $10,000...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 2110 Views

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City moves ahead with Rengstorff center upgrades

A $17 million face-lift for the community center at Rengstorff Park is moving full-steam ahead, but the project seems to...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 7841 Views

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Tonight: Council to mull adding two new neighborhoods

In what could essentially create a new Mountain View residential neighborhood, City Council members are poised Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 18, 2015 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 3674 Views

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Public gets to weigh in on Google's self-driving cars

As a new fleet of self-driving cars begins zipping around the streets of Mountain View, the team at Google is trying to gauge...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by CoolKatie, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 49 comments | 5481 Views

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Witnesses sought in pedestrian hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver of a white sedan that struck a pedestrian in downtown Mountain View last week. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Back Ontrack, on Jun 17, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 10 comments | 3746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3102 Views
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Pokéworks opens in Mountain View
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