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OTHER ISSUES

Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 4799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 4798 Views

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Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 31 comments | 4797 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure A to raise City Council pay

After an effort in 2006 to raise City Council pay to $1,500 a month failed by 700 votes, Measure A is another effort to boost...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jan Janes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 4795 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama coming to Mountain View for town hall meeting

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting on the economy at Mountain View's LinkedIn on Monday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rank and file, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:10 am | 37 comments | 4792 Views

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Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 4790 Views

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Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 4784 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4777 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thank The Council For Their Grant Road Work

Who would have thought, six weeks ago, when we formed the "Defending Our Neighborhood" Group that the Mountain View City...

Original post made by Thomas Holmes on Jun. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4776 Views

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MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 4767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Expo offers glimpse at future of transportation

A local company imagines a day when computer-controlled electric vehicles will become the default mode of public transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dickster, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 10 comments | 4762 Views

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Governor visits Google, signs bill to OK driverless cars

Gov. Jerry Brown arrived at Google today to sign a bill to allow the testing of driverless cars on California's roads. And...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 22 comments | 4762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 4758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 4752 Views

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The school nurse will see you now

There's a new addition to the team, and now that she is up to speed and the rest of the district's health services department...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4751 Views

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Police announce break in double murder case

Authorities have arrested four suspects and are seeking three more in connection with the murders of a brother and sister...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by True, on Mar 20, 2015 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 4747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Any PRIVATE school, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 67 comments | 4745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 4740 Views

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Patient checks out -- five years later

Last Tuesday, on the sixth floor of El Camino Hospital's medical care unit, a small gathering of nursing staff and others...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 4739 Views

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Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 4739 Views
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