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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force balks on school facilities issue

Calling the entire process rushed and saying they lacked critical information, members of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by csea member, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:32 am | 142 comments | 7415 Views

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Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 7407 Views

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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 7389 Views

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Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by a resident from another town, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 7376 Views

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'Mr. White Boy was in the Nortenos'

Except for a few bumps in the road, Jacob DeWitt had a normal upbringing in Mountain View, say local residents who knew him....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:26 am | 48 comments | 7370 Views

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Walgreens to close Mountain View store

The drug-store chain Walgreens is planning to close down one of its Mountain View locations later this month. On Jan. 28,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 7351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging the age gap

Kids these days get their kicks from digital media and video games, which has some people worried about the tabletop games...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Debbie Rosenberg, on May 31, 2014 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 7349 Views

ELECTIONS

Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 7348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 7347 Views

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El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bus Rider, on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 280 comments | 7343 Views

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William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware -- hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 -- caused shock...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:45 am | 42 comments | 7342 Views

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Floating yoga at Shoreline

The newest activity at the Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center is an unusual sight -- a Saturday morning yoga class bobbing in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 7339 Views

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Prometheus to add up to 526 units

On Tuesday, Prometheus Real Estate Group got the City Council's stamp of approval for 66 more apartments for its Manzanita...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 28 comments | 7329 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County offers discount transit passes to low-income residents

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose City Councilman Sam Liccardo joined a charity group Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 7327 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 7321 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mimi Matossian, on Dec 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 7313 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 7304 Views

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Shoreline to celebrate 25th anniversary

This Sunday, Mountain View will hold several events honoring the 1983 opening of one of its most significant undertakings:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by anastasia, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 7300 Views

SPORTS

Slot car magic

Those who remember Slot Car City know that it provided a perfect after-school activity until it closed in the late 1990s....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Dominique, on Mar 4, 2008 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 7295 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 | 7294 Views
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