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Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 96 comments | 17832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Worthwhile reading again, on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 100 comments | 17374 Views

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Caltrain hits car in Mountain View

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. this evening,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 25 comments | 17350 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 17308 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 17287 Views

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High-cost housing creates desperate living conditions

As the cost of living in Mountain View climbs, a city inspector says that in recent years he's found families living in shocking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by ac, on Jan 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 75 comments | 17276 Views

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OPERA COMES TO THE FOX THEATER REDWOOD CITY

IL TROVATORE, VERDI's GREAT OPERA COMES TO REDWOOD CITY FOX Information:Verismo Opera <www.verismoopera.org> Tickets:...

Original post made by Jenny Studley on Mar. 9, 2013
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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 17241 Views

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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 17204 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Great Beauty'

It is, perhaps, impossible to make an ode to Rome without invoking Fellini. Though Paolo Sorrentino does so only indirectly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 17155 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 17091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school could close down Stevenson PACT

Drawing new lines for school attendance boundaries can be a tricky task that always leaves someone dissatisfied, and that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:28 am | 178 comments | 17078 Views

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Police break up suspected gang fight

Three teens, two of them juveniles, were arrested in Mountain View on the evening of Aug. 12 for allegedly participating...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Aug 15, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 9 comments | 17026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google closing down blue-collar bastion in North Bayshore

The days are numbered for an eclectic little community of tradesmen, start-ups and a community theater operating out of industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic Who Knows How To Read Between The Lines, on Jun 14, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 17020 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Philomena'

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 16993 Views

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Council to developer: Scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 26 comments | 16965 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 16837 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 16812 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 16793 Views

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Google offers MV better internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:48 am | 37 comments | 16769 Views
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