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AROUND TOWN

New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 4702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 4700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chance of dry lightning triggers fire danger warning for Bay Area

A chance of dry lightning hitting the Bay Area today and Monday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stormy, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 4697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 16, 2016 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 4697 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 4697 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: City grapples with affluence and affordability

In many ways, Mountain View's situation would seem the envy of pretty much anywhere else: a standard of living among the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Phil, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 13 comments | 4695 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cozy, classic, French

Not that long ago (OK, in light years) the culinary landscape was dotted with French restaurants. Most Americans didn't know...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 4695 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 4694 Views

AROUND TOWN

A 'magical day'

Given her prognosis, it would be hard to fault Jen Bulik for feeling down. Yet, despite being told she might not live to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Nice, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police won't aid federal crackdown on undocumented, chief says

Police Chief Max Bosel promised a packed room at the Mountain View Day Worker Center on Jan. 9 that local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:35 am | 25 comments | 4693 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV, LA high schools ranked among top 600

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are among the top 600 public schools in the country among a list of 21,000, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 4692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Sen. Hill holds online 'town hall'

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, invites residents in his 13th Senate District to join an online "town hall" meeting from...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 4692 Views

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Hospital CEO's severance payout could reach $834,200

The El Camino Hospital board of directors said their goodbyes to hospital president and CEO Tomi Ryba Wednesday night, approving...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by kh, on Oct 18, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 13 comments | 4692 Views

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Mountain View's greenest home

The house at 96 Eldora Drive is so green -- with its special lighting, greywater system and geothermal heating, among other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Solar , on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:49 am | 5 comments | 4691 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill-De Anza service union urges no on parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sethro, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 4690 Views

ELECTIONS

Google wunderkind running for City Council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Michelle, on Oct 18, 2010 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 4688 Views

AROUND TOWN

City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COMING UP: Mineta, Lieber at City Hall

Highway 85 will be known as the Norman Y. Mineta Highway beginning this Saturday, Sept. 13 with a ceremony in front of Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 4686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big field lines up for council race

Mountain View voters will have an opportunity to elect a new majority of the City Council when they go the polls Nov. 4....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by tim, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:44 pm | 19 comments | 4686 Views
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