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A sport on the rise

It's typical for the city's youth to be seen playing baseball or kicking around a soccer ball. But two Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 24, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 48040 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by T, on Jun 26, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 163 comments | 36350 Views

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P.E. credit for marching band?

Everyone seems to agree that marching up and down a football field while banging on drums or playing the horn is hard work....

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by The Doctor, on Nov 6, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 31 comments | 33516 Views

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Art museum may be last hope for Pearson House

While it appears that everyone else has given up, resident Chris Parkinson is on a mission to save the Pearson House and...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Feb 15, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 11 comments | 29368 Views

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"Congestion pricing" part of plan to allow Google's growth

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

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by IAmSmart, on May 15, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 116 comments | 29289 Views

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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 27742 Views

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Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 23, 2014 at 10:20 am | 134 comments | 25470 Views

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SmugMug smiles for the camera

Chris MacAskill spent childhood life on Oakland's streets and could easily have become a homeless statistic. Instead, he...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by marc silber, on Feb 1, 2008 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 22956 Views

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Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohlís Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to have...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ajay's Wife, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 20 comments | 22819 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 22632 Views

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Big jump in downtown parking costs

Those who drive to work in downtown Mountain View be warned: the city is finally enforcing its two-hour time limits on parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:10 am | 37 comments | 21057 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 20445 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2013

Our readers have spoken, and they've picked the top restaurants, retailers and professionals. Mountain View's best of the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Judy, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05 am | 17 comments | 20057 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 19976 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 19295 Views

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Out with the old, in with the new

What's new in Mountain View's thriving restaurant scene? We have the skinny on new eateries coming to town in early 2014. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, on May 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 52 comments | 19233 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 18790 Views

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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 18084 Views

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Council opts to lease site for hotel, office development

The City Council decided Tuesday that a new hotel and office space would be the best use of a forested piece of city-owned...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Downtown neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 18060 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 17740 Views
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