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OTHER ISSUES

City declares water shortage

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by KD, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 14 comments | 4915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent struggles with teens' marijuana use

The April 3 forum on "designer drugs" at Mountain View High High School is fine but what we really need is a forum on "regular"...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Calm One, on Apr 4, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartan Robotics on a winning streak

The robotics team at Mountain View High School went undefeated at the Sacramento regional competition last month. Running...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Lew L, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 6738 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Watch: "Silicon Valley" trailer

The cast and creators of the new HBO show, "Silicon Valley," gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City last night to celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene Y., on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 4075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 6226 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 4885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 3 comments | 5183 Views

AROUND TOWN

should employees be allowed to fire a CEO?

After a near revolt by employees over their new CEO's allegedly bigotry, Brendan Eich has resigned as CEO of Mountain View's...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 96 comments | 14228 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 12254 Views

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Texas felon busted in Palo Alto after riding a motorcycle without helmet

A Texas man who was pulled over in Palo Alto for riding without a helmet was arrested after a brief foot chase late Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mr Adviceo, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

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Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 6 comments | 4215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 1, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 46 comments | 31487 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 8837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacific Art League Instructors Show-Friday April 4th-5:30 PM-8:00 PM-Free

IN THE GLASS GALLERY Local Talent: Work by Pacific Art League (PAL) Instructors April 4 - 25, 2014 Come view all...

Original post made by Pacific Art League Instructors Show on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 390 Views

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New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 31, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 17 comments | 8563 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Counties crack down on e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man arrested in fatal crash

A Mountain View man allegedly driving under the influence was arrested after his car passenger was killed in a crash in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Mar 31, 2014 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 4350 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins plans for $71 million in park funds

There's a silver lining to all of the real estate development in Mountain View -- a truckload of park funds paid by developers....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Scott K, on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:45 am | 8 comments | 2574 Views
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