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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local state senator is pushing to ban artificial turf fields that contain rubber from used tires amid concerns that the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Bull, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 3637 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle hits the road

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the few who rode the city's new free community shuttle on its maiden trip Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:48 am | 2 comments | 851 Views

AROUND TOWN

11th consecutive Spare the Air alert for Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 11th consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fact, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 2165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 4890 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eighth straight Spare the Air alert for Friday

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, which is nearing last year's record of 11...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nothing wrong with the air quality, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1989 Views

SPORTS

Missing boxer found safe, MV police say

A former professional heavyweight boxer featured in two "Rocky" movies was found this morning after being reported missing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 11, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by around the town, on Jan 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 8 comments | 5521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community shuttle hits the road

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the few who rode the city's new free community shuttle on its maiden trip Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 11, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Train Schedules, on Jan 10, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 8 comments | 2651 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Undocumented immigrants now can apply for driver's licences

Immigrants living in California illegally can apply for a California driver's license starting today, officials with the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 15 comments | 3684 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 5058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beach access, utilities reform and cultural competency among new laws

New laws ranging from election and utilities reform to beach access and community food producers that were authored by state...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 8, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 3108 Views

ELECTIONS

Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center

In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 8862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek Peeping Tom suspect

Police are looking for a possible serial Peeping Tom who allegedly recorded people through the window of their home with...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 3285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district issues seventh consecutive Spare the Air alert

Officials at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have announced that Thursday will be the seventh straight Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Erika M., on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 3291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 46 comments | 6050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-burn Spare the Air Alert on Friday

A Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police and fire stories that topped the news in 2014

Headlines shocked Mountain View residents this year after 18 teens were arrested in connection with a fire that rendered...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Another double dipper, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2120 Views
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