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ELECTIONS

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2927 Views

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Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago, Google met with local residents to discuss possible improvements to its free WiFi network. In response...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 15 comments | 2926 Views

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KMVT elects six new board members

Mountain View's community access station's board of directors elected six new board members. Val Carpenter, George Cohn,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 18, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 2926 Views

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School districts seeking input on superintendent searches

Mountain View-Los Altos and Mountain View-Whisman school districts are both seeking community input and feedback on the search...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Samuel L, on Feb 11, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2926 Views

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Los Altos police arrest burglary suspects

Los Altos police have arrested two suspects in connection to a string of burglaries earlier this month. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2923 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget deficit shrinks to $750,000

Unexpected savings in health care costs helped reduce the city's budget deficit from a projected $1.1 million down to $750,000....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 2923 Views

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Fire guts apartments on Dana Street

Firefighters battled a four-alarm structure fire in Mountain View Monday afternoon that damaged 26 apartments. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2923 Views

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A colorful time at the library

Margaret Rickling, 4, works on a picture she's drawing at the Mountain View Library's recent "Family Fest" event. Photo by...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Library Supporter, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views

RESTAURANTS

Around the world, one plate at a time

If you Google the word "Cijjo" you get the restaurant in Mountain View, and only the restaurant in Mountain View. That is...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:33 am | 5 comments | 2923 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2922 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heritage Park celebrates grand opening

Set to open this weekend, Mountain View newest community park will give visitors a glimpse of the city's history as a farm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2016 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 2922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 2921 Views

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Nurses union reaches agreement with hospital

El Camino Hospital officials and the nurses' union have signed off on a 2013 contract that provides better health benefits,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2921 Views

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Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2921 Views

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Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sweet Leaf, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 27 comments | 2920 Views

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Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2920 Views

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Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2920 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2920 Views
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