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Police arrest suspected car burglar

A transient woman was arrested in Mountain View last week after she was found carrying CDs and other objects reportedly stolen...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by graham mom, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2968 Views

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City may limit housing growth

After years of rapid development in Mountain View, a newly formed City Council may halt housing development until a comprehensive...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Katharine Naylor, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2966 Views

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Council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shonuff66, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 2966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 2965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2965 Views

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Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 30, 2015 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 2964 Views

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COMING UP: Stevens Creek Trail celebration

This Saturday, a crowd of trail-lovers will gather to celebrate two milestones in the expansion of Stevens Creek Trail: the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jean Pommier, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 2964 Views

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Google has work to do on free WiFi

After hearing more and more complaints about the poor quality of its WiFi system in Mountain View, it appears that Google...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by True, on May 7, 2015 at 11:58 am | 5 comments | 2963 Views

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Top planet hunter retires from NASA Ames

NASA Ames Research Center lost one of its brightest stars last week with the retirement of William Borucki, a research scientist...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by former Lick Obs staff, on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2963 Views

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Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2963 Views

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Coroner IDs woman killed at San Antonio station

The woman killed by a passenger train Monday evening has been identified as Leila Ruth Dewitt, 42, of Mountain View, according...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by tommygee, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2962 Views

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City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2961 Views

BOOKS

Undocumented, but not unwritten

A pair of volunteers at the Mountain View Day Worker Center have assembled a compilation of interviews with day laborers...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 2961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Trustees discuss school facilities

An architect will come to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees meeting tonight to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by dcree, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2960 Views

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Treasured flight simulator celebrates 30 years

The electro-mechanical wonder at NASA Ames known as the Vertical Motion Simulator had its 30th anniversary last Friday. A...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2960 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2959 Views

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San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 2959 Views

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Happy trails

Stevens Creek Trail, a four-mile walking and bike path connecting several neighborhoods with thousands of jobs in the Shoreline...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by BIKER, on Dec 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2959 Views
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