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BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 7890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by sister, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:08 am | 25 comments | 7879 Views

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Free shuttle to connect tech companies and downtown

Starting Jan. 12, new shuttles with green and blue logos will become a common sight during commute hours in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 7867 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 7866 Views

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An entrepreneurial kitchen

The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by GOOGLE EATATHOME, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 7861 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 7853 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 7849 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group protests FCC's stance on cell phones, SmartMeters

A group of about 25 people picketed outside of the Computer History Museum last week to call attention to what the protest's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by healthtolive, on May 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 7843 Views

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 | 7813 Views

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Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 7804 Views

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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 7804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartan Robotics on a winning streak

The robotics team at Mountain View High School went undefeated at the Sacramento regional competition last month. Running...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Lew L, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 7798 Views

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Driver arrested in fatal party van crash

The California Highway Patrol arrested the driver of a party van that was involved in a deadly crash on northbound Interstate...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Arnold, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 7794 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 7791 Views

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Los Altos grads defy characterization

Principal Wynne Satterwhite admitted defeat. She said she spent the last month trying to find a single narrative thread that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 7779 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 7774 Views

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NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 7760 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 | 7748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The new, new math

A few times each week, the students in Gayle Dyer's fifth-grade class at Bubb Elementary put down their books, worksheets,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Feb 29, 2012 at 3:22 am | 3 comments | 7741 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 | 7740 Views
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