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Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rockin' 'The House'

Mountain View's teen center is no longer called the Teen Center: it's now "The House," part of a revamped image that, along...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Oct 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

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Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:32 am | 12 comments | 2223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget fire vs. house fires

Balancing the city's budget this year and next doesn't appear to require any too-painful budget cuts. But in the longer run,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by enlightened, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves June bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 2222 Views

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Local student arrested in Woodside arson incidents

A St. Francis student was among seven teens rounded up following arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School. The incidents,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 10 comments | 2222 Views

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Outgoing mayor leaves 'em laughing

Per Mountain View tradition, the first City Council meeting of the year is a largely ceremonial affair. For the most part,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cox, on Jan 11, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2222 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton sue rail authority

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district must dip into savings

Local high schools will not suffer greatly next year, despite the fact that the Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sid, on Jul 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2222 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burgers galore

I almost developed a napkin fetish by the time I finished my visits to The Workshop Burgers Bar & Grill. Napkins were dispensed...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 27, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2221 Views

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Woman hit by train in Palo Alto

A woman was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto, according to Caltrain officials. She is alive and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Comments, on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 9 comments | 2220 Views

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Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 2220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 2220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs home loan perk for city workers

Mountain View's city employees will now be eligible for low interest home loans worth up to $100,000 thanks to a late Christmas...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:39 pm | 7 comments | 2219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2219 Views

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The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by cole, on Mar 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Relay for Life draws hundreds, raises $115K

As she walked a course around Cuesta Park last weekend, Mountain View resident Harriet Weiss' body was covered with stickers...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kathryn, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike accidents spike by 480 percent

Bike and pedestrian accidents soared in the city of Mountain View this summer including several injury accidents reported...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Bike Messenger, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 54 comments | 2217 Views

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First winter "spare the air" day is today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by andrea gemmet, on Dec 2, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 2217 Views

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Police: Men used bat, car in downtown assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by lp, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 7 comments | 2216 Views
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