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OTHER ISSUES

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 6189 Views

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High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 7, 2013 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 6187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 6185 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 6178 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 6175 Views

SPORTS

A place to catch some air

After five years of delay, the city is quickly rolling towards putting in a bike park at Shoreline that could become a destination...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by Steve Dodge, on Dec 27, 2007 at 2:36 am | 2 comments | 6173 Views

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Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 17 comments | 6166 Views

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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 | 6166 Views

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Mountain View man dies in Sonoma County car crash

A Mountain View man died on the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred late Friday night near Sonoma, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by bjd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 6165 Views

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Halloween block party killed by cars

As the City Council discusses the possibility of turning Latham Street into a bike boulevard, city staff denied a permit...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 29 comments | 6164 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 | 6164 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 | 6163 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cops: Teen embezzler, gun-toting felon arrested

Mountain View police say an 18-year-old female from Concord tried to cash a forged check at a downtown bank last week but...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6161 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 | 6159 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 6158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tactical error on Bullis

Looking back, the Los Altos School District can't be happy with its decision to close Bullis-Purissima Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fed up Parent, on Mar 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 6155 Views

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Zuckerberg calls for comprehensive immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by sophiemutterfan@yahoo.com, on Aug 16, 2013 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 6153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro gets new principal, 200 students

With Slater School closed, Castro School will add more than 200 new kids and the parental involvement program, PACT, in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 6144 Views

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A night in Morocco

Katia Essyad, the owner of Casablanca Market in Mountain View, teaches cooking classes that offer a full-sensory experience....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by , on Mar 31, 2013 at 3:22 am | 1 comment | 6144 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 6141 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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