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Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 6772 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 25, 2013 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 6745 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 6730 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 6726 Views

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Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 6721 Views

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Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 6717 Views

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New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hugh Janus, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 6716 Views

SPORTS

Chief works to revive PAL boxing league

Police Chief Scott Vermeer is hoping to revive a city tradition from the 1970s — a youth boxing program sponsored by...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Nov 27, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 6715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 6709 Views

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Google may move planes from Moffett to San Jose

After plenty of difficulty in dealing with their federal government landlords at Moffett Field, Google's leaders are nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steve , on Feb 14, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 20 comments | 6682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 6673 Views

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Landlords to pay more for displaced tenants

The City Council voted Tuesday to require landlords to compensate a larger number of tenants who are evicted during renovations...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisad, on Jun 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 6670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Yikes, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 6641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 6633 Views

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Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 6628 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 53 comments | 6621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 6617 Views

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Update: NASA sitting on offer to save Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is among those wondering why NASA headquarters is not responding to a proposal from Google's founders...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Dec 19, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 9 comments | 6612 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 6598 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 6598 Views
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