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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 | 6730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 6728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 6721 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 | 6718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 6716 Views

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Fierce competition ahead for North Bayshore projects

Google's dramatic new campus proposal isn't the only project vying for a piece of the North Bayshore pie. On Friday, Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 6709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man critically injured in car crash on Central Expwy.

A man is in critical condition after his vehicle struck a tree heading eastbound on Central Expressway just outside of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 6706 Views

SPORTS

Rugby scholarships available

The local youth rugby season is about to start, and there are still scholarships available to cover registration fees, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Jan 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 6699 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 6688 Views

OTHER ISSUES

YourMechanic brings car repairs to you

This week I swapped cars with my husband and my car broke down. He managed to drive it, somewhat erratically, to a local...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 9 comments | 6672 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 6669 Views

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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Debby F., on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 15 comments | 6662 Views

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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 6661 Views

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The sun and McMoon's

The scrappy bunch of students, entrepreneurs and former NASA scientists who work out of "McMoon's" -- an abandoned McDonald's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lorenzo Burti, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 6653 Views

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Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 6644 Views

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Council to consider office and hotel proposals for "Moffett Gateway" site

Mountain View may have a housing shortage, but on Tuesday the City Council is going to begin considering several proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 6640 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by ALCF Member 5 yrs, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 6635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 6625 Views

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Council OKs plan to allow dogs in parks

City Council members decided to let dogs go off-leash in numerous city parks Tuesday, legalizing something that many residents...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mike Johnson, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 69 comments | 6620 Views

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City delays decision on WhatsApp building

On Wednesday evening Zoning Administrator Gerry Beaudin delayed approval of an office developer's controversial request...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Steve A., on Jul 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 9 comments | 6618 Views
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