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OTHER ISSUES

Slot car magic

In the spirit of full disclosure, this reporter was once a regular at Mountain View's now-defunct Slot Car City. For some...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Fubar, on Mar 2, 2008 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 3244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 3243 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Idea Farm' runs out of ideas on Highway 237

The "Idea Farm" truck — the ubiquitous vehicle parked around Mountain View featuring large spray-painted messages on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob clifford., on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:52 am | 64 comments | 3242 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unsafe toxics found in five more Evandale Avenue homes

Residents of a condo complex at 175 Evandale Avenue were in for a surprise Monday when they took up an offer to see instantly...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bill H. Amend, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:35 pm | 9 comments | 3242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs master plan for Rengstorff Park

A plan to guide the redevelopment of Rengstorff Park was approved by the City Council March 4, and it includes a remodeled...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 3236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 3234 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 30 comments | 3231 Views

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Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 3225 Views

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Police seeking suspected tool thief

Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 3225 Views

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Tunnel's done, time to celebrate

For nearly a year, workers burrowed their way beneath El Camino Real in order to extend Stevens Creek Trail past the busy...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by SUE, on Apr 16, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 18 comments | 3223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3223 Views

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Stevens Creek bike area demolished

Friday was a sad day for me. As I rode my bike to work along the Stevens Creek trail, I witnessed bulldozers flattening...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Aug 27, 2009 at 2:00 am | 30 comments | 3222 Views

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Bike Shop Closing

Does anyone know why BIKE SPRING on Castro Street closed all of sudden last September? ...

Original post made by bicyclist on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Apr 8, 2008 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 3221 Views

SPORTS

CA SPIN "A" fastpitch softball, looking for Pitchers for Fall

California SPIN girls Fastpitch "A" ball is looking for experienced pitchers for its 12U, 14U, 16U teams for the Fall tournament...

Original post made by Matt on Aug. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3221 Views

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Builders bowing out

Market conditions and tight money are causing some builders to shut down large housing projects here, despite relatively...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Apr 28, 2008 at 1:15 am | 5 comments | 3220 Views

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City's hidden tribute to fall of Communism

This week, Mountain View residents join others around the world in marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 3216 Views

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Council tackles jobs-housing balance

On Tuesday evening, residents pressed the City Council to do something about the city's worsening housing shortage while...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by HollyinSunnyvale, on May 19, 2014 at 9:56 am | 15 comments | 3214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by W.C.S, on Feb 24, 2008 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 3213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 3212 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rail good, HSR bad, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 3210 Views
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