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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 | 76878 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 ODB, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:11 am | 167 comments | 40397 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 | 37679 Views

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New home for North County Social Services in MV

The North County Social Services Agency is settling in nicely to its new digs, according to the organization's director. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Dr. G. DeKaplani , on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 37618 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 | 31583 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 | 31531 Views

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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by beachmaster, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 26 comments | 30539 Views

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A whirlwind week of dance

Six dancers, ranging in age from 20 to 60, are casually arrayed across the hardwood floor in the Mountain View Masonic Lodge...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
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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 | 29801 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 | 28566 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 | 27973 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 | 26883 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 | 25485 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 | 25426 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 | 24815 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 | 23627 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 | 22789 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 | 22673 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 22538 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 | 22261 Views
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WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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