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OTHER ISSUES

Meeting: Little outcry over rise in cancer near toxic site

Despite sensational TV news coverage, a rise in the number of people living near Mountain View's toxic sites with non-Hodgkin...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Williams, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 9217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Nob Hill workers go on strike

Workers picketing in front of Mountain View's Nob Hill grocery store were asking customers not to cross the picket line Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don't Cross!, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 9204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 9199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 9180 Views

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Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:50 am | 14 comments | 9180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 9163 Views

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Will NASA Ames workers be 'guinea pigs' for Google?

Google is planning to take a leap forward in the development of its self-driving car by removing drivers from test vehicles...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 26 comments | 9161 Views

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Dessert shop is ground zero in neighborhood feud

A corner cafe specializing in frozen desserts would seem like the perfect setting to relax and cool off, but the proprietors...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Geek, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:53 am | 33 comments | 9128 Views

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El Camino begins Chinese outreach campaign

El Camino Hospital recently announced the launch of an initiative focused solely on Silicon Valley's Chinese community --...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:23 am | 23 comments | 9100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 9059 Views

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Old Nob Hill Foods Location

Now that Nob Hill has opened up its larger, fancier store, what are the plans for the old location next door? I would love...

Original post made by MVResidentX on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by carl m, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 9055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: man causes hospital disturbance

Police arrested a 48-year-old Folsom man last week after he entered a hospital on Castro Street and allegedly caused a disturbance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Faravelli Family, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:07 am | 9 comments | 9009 Views

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Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 9006 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 8995 Views

SPORTS

The penitent pugilist

Isaac Herrera got his academic career back on track through the Mountain View Police Activities League's boxing program,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Viera, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 8970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 8968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the ==I Sacramento Bee==, teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 24 comments | 8965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar found guilty in Ware's death

More than a year after his brother's death, Jim Ware said he and the rest of his family can finally begin to move on, now...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 8936 Views

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Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by roland, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 13 comments | 8935 Views

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Group to seek referendum on San Antonio project

Community organizers are seeking to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio Shopping Center this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2014 at 6:15 am | 40 comments | 8916 Views
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