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Replacement workers force end to BMW strike

After eight weeks of picketing along El Camino Real with no pay, striking service writers and mechanics at BMW of Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Scab, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:37 am | 12 comments | 3157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Attacks on sex offenders may be connected

Police say two registered sex offenders living in Mountain View have been targeted for attack in recent weeks, apparently...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by MSLGWCEO, on Nov 15, 2008 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 3157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAL gets in the ring

The 18 middle and high school students race around a makeshift track, jogging forward, then backward and sideways, trying...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Oct 4, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 3156 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 3156 Views

ELECTIONS

Locally, voters go with status quo

While local residents joined the millions of voters last week who resoundingly said "yes" to Barack Obama's message of change,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by county board watcher, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3155 Views

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Mavericks returns to Half Moon Bay this weekend

Surf's up this weekend off the coast of Half Moon Bay, as officials have declared Sunday game day for the Mavericks Invitational,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 3155 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by dad of a student in the class, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 3155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 3154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Slow train for bicyclists

Is there any doubt as to the effectiveness of high gas prices when it comes to luring commuters to public transportation?...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by SheCyclist, on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:38 pm | 6 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sid, on May 13, 2010 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 3152 Views

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Bike share system to roll out on the Peninsula

Memberships went on sale Monday for the bike sharing-system debuting in Mountain View and the Peninsula next month. Officials...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by @ Otto, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 23 comments | 3152 Views

ELECTIONS

Surprise turnaround for BART measure

BART proponents and opponents have been on the edge of their seats over the last few weeks, watching to see whether Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Bart Only-Taker, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 3151 Views

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Inauguration Day event downtown

Tomorrow morning, the high-tech restaurant uWink will be broadcasting the inauguration of President Barack Obama on its numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 19, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 3151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools' improvements lag with financial help

Every year, Latino, English language learners, and low-income students are tested in local schools, and every year they fall...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by John, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 3150 Views

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Surpise pockets of 4G in Mountain View

Small pockets of Sprint's 4G network may pop up in parts of Mountain View for those with Sprint broadband cards, or the Evo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R., on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 3149 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 3148 Views

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County: 89 DUI arrests over holiday weekend

Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies arrested 89 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by hmm, on May 28, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 3148 Views

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Crime briefs: man arrested at Shoreline and phone robbery at nightclub

Man arrested after causing a disturbance at Keith Urban concert and couple arrested for phone theft and battery. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Real talk , on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 9 comments | 3148 Views

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Arrest made in South Bay bank robbery spree

Police arrested a man at the Pacific Inn on Wednesday who they say robbed five South Bay banks in recent weeks, three of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jconnor, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 3147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 3145 Views
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