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OTHER ISSUES

Testing and treating to reduce city's toxic vapor problem

Like toxic vapors coming out of the ground, health concerns about TCE are lingering in northeastern Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 16, 2013 at 7:12 am | 5 comments | 6186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing advocates turn to the ballot box

Like other North County communities, Cupertino is a city at a crossroads. Carried for years by explosive tech-sector growth,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 8 comments | 6178 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine of Dogcatcher...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 6175 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 6173 Views

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Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 6171 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 6170 Views

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Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 22 comments | 6159 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 6156 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 6155 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 6150 Views

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Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 6146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 6142 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 6140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 6139 Views

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16-year-old charged with felony arson in house party fire

A 16-year-old Mountain View teen is being charged as an adult with felony arson in connection with the fire that destroyed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by sc, on Dec 2, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 6137 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 6131 Views

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Arrest in year-old rape case

Mountain View police announced a break in a 2006 rape case with the arrest last Friday of a Milpitas man accused of the crime. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 27, 2007 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 6123 Views

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Council rejects Easy Street project

After making several complaints about its design, the City Council rejected a row house development Tuesday at 315 Easy...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by 315 Easy Street Resident, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 6120 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 | 6119 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. The sentiment overwhelms upon entering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by k teleki, on Jun 15, 2013 at 12:58 am | 4 comments | 6119 Views
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