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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 7665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest 8 in meth bust

Law enforcement officials arrested eight suspects for allegedly selling more than 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Human Paraquat, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 7644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 7640 Views

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Council not sold on dedicated El Camino bus lanes

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by VTA PR, on Feb 26, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 76 comments | 7639 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fresh & Easy calls it quits

The shelves are half-empty at Mountain View's Fresh & Easy grocery store on Rengstorff Avenue, after it was announced last...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 38 comments | 7632 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in Hwy. 101 collision with dump truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View this morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by A Thousand Miles A Week, on Aug 11, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 15 comments | 7628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVwTaxpayer, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 7627 Views

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Council deadlocks on San Antonio housing needs

City Council members found themselves considering a change in course Tuesday after a group of residents called attention...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 28, 2014 at 4:10 am | 14 comments | 7626 Views

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Council faces tough decisions on rent control requests

Pressure is mounting to address Mountain View's rising rents, with city officials facing a delicate balancing act as they...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Small Property Owner, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 70 comments | 7625 Views

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City eyes Superfund water for irrigation

Brown lawns and dried-out river beds are ubiquitous in California's severe drought, but one place in Mountain View where...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 7623 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 | 7613 Views

RESTAURANTS

The star incubator

George Aviet is a carpenter, electrician, plumber, janitor, cabinet-maker, painter and visionary -- and the owner of Chez...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seda, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 7602 Views

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Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 14 comments | 7598 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 7593 Views

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Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 7591 Views

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St. James Infirmary.......

I was a couselor at the Mt.View Methadone Clinic which was in the County Building at the intersection of Stirlin Rd and Moffett...

Original post made by Richard Gambatese on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by ta, on Jan 18, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 7587 Views

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Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and let your pooch run free -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Spine needed here, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:06 am | 96 comments | 7586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' poor test scores prompt call for action

There are no two ways about it. School administrators and board members at the Mountain View Whisman School District agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Otto Maddox, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 52 comments | 7581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 7564 Views

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Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7557 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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