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AROUND TOWN

VTA Light Rail Station a Blight on Downtown MV

This morning as I walked to the Caltrain station I took a good look at the VTA station and couldn't believe how run down...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 5594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public gets to weigh in on Google's self-driving cars

As a new fleet of self-driving cars begins zipping around the streets of Mountain View, the team at Google is trying to gauge...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by CoolKatie, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 49 comments | 5591 Views

MOVIES

Spare-the-Air day on Wednesday prohibits burning

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Viejo, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 5591 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 14 comments | 5591 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google buys former home of the Pacific Press

Google's newest real estate purchase in Mountain View is not only home to a division of rival Microsoft, it is also one of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by LivingOnThe Border, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 5588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board OKs school renovation plan

The Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million Student Facilities Improvement Plan that calls for new construction,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 14, 2010 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 5587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 5584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 5583 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 5583 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital pursuing legal options against Measure M

El Camino Hospital's board of directors confirmed that they will be exploring all legal avenues to block Measure M. The salary-capping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Shadow worker, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:04 pm | 31 comments | 5579 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 5575 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 | 5573 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 46 comments | 5572 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 5570 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 5569 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 5568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle starts rolling Jan. 5

On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Good option for the car-less, on Dec 18, 2014 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 5566 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy to close bargain stores at Moffett

The Navy has announced that its Moffett Field hardware store, department store and barber shop will close Feb. 2 as part...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by Otter, on Dec 13, 2007 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 5560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Miss the FREE Community Arts Day at CSMA!

Bring the kids to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center on Saturday, June 23, from 11 am to 3 pm for...

Original post made by csma on May. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google set to launch Hangar One cleanup

Now in control of the Moffett Federal Airfield, local tech giant Google is set to begin a pilot program to rehabilitate and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Dec 19, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 5557 Views
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Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 3,563 views

Death by Diet
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I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transaportation
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,265 views