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City considers fees to reduce commuters

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 4872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by DisIntergrate, on May 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 32 comments | 14787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped for Bubb

Cyndee Nguyen will be the new principal of Benjamin Bubb Elementary School. Her selection was announced at the Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ Parent, on May 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 5 comments | 4109 Views

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Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Their Neighbour, on May 2, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments | 3943 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 16070 Views

AROUND TOWN

County passes new food-safety law

Restaurants in Santa Clara County will be required to post a food-safety grading placard in their windows starting this fall,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by dc, on May 1, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 3435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary Selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools

Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary are selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools, last year Graham Middle...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on May. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 352 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A good year for the city budget

With Mountain View growing at an unprecedented rate, the city budget is projected to have a surplus for years to come, the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by GDM, on May 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

A market sampler

Here's a comparison of what was offered in mid-March at similar prices but in different cities. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on May 1, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4805 Views

AROUND TOWN

A geyser on Middlefield Road

A geyser sprang up like Old Faithful on Middlefield Road this afternoon around 3 p.m., the result of a rental car hitting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Eruption, on May 1, 2014 at 5:53 am | 8 comments | 3449 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council Considering Toll Roads for City Streets

It may be that Mountain View will be following the VTAs lead by introducing the first toll lanes in the city to the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 313 Views

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Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman irks colleague over 'bribery' charge

Council member John Inks says his colleagues are guilty of taking a "bribe" because of the way they recently required a developer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 37 comments | 15015 Views

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Mountain View kidnapping spree

What would happen if there was a kidnapping spree in Mountain View and the press did not report on it? This actually happened...

Original post made by cliven on Apr. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

RESTAURANTS

Momoya please

There's more than one place in Mountain View to get a good plate of sushi. But not all of them can boast eight years of faithful...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Momoya customer, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 409 Views

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Much more than a pet

Nakoma wagged her tail and wrapped her teeth around the pen. She passed it to Thida Cornes, who handed it back to this reporter....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Winona, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2777 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 7011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Serious impact from climate change unless we act now

The recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) adds to the preponderance of evidence that climate...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Concerned scientist, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 5064 Views
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