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AROUND TOWN

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Think its safe today?, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 11810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council deadlocks on Google bridge idea

Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by NotAFanOfNoseCutting, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 11777 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 11774 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 11769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Still Stuck with the Jerk, on Jan 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 11737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown grocer still struggling, quietly

The owners of Mountain View's only downtown grocery store say it's been no easy task to stay in business since setting up...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:14 am | 41 comments | 11715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters Guide: School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 182 comments | 11709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 11652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 11652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 11635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 11582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 11577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 11572 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Cash Mob" to hit downtown grocer

You may have heard about the strange antics of flash mobs, but a new phenomenon is spreading through American cities on Saturday,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by John the Man, on Mar 24, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 11530 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Five in running for two Superior Court seats

Along with the more publicized races for state legislative offices and county supervisor, voters also will elect two Superior...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by S Nelson, on May 26, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 11529 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of kidnapping two women

The Mountain View Police Department took a man into custody after he allegedly kidnapped two women in two separate incidents...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on May 9, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 26 comments | 11506 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 11501 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 11474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 11443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 11439 Views
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Should We Plan for Some Bay Area Workers to Live Outside the Region Should we Plan for Some Bay Area Workers to Live Outside the Region
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