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City buys historic downtown homes for $3.4 million

In hopes of building something grand in the future, the Mountain View City Council swiftly put up $3.4 million to acquire...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jun 11, 2019 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 3853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Flights in Mountain View is ready for takeoff

Aviation-themed and over-the-top, Flights in Mountain View is gimmicky, but its three-is-better-than-one premise can make...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 10, 2019 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views

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Struggling tenants find unlikely savior: luxury housing

Politics does indeed make strange bedfellows, and Tuesday night's City Council meeting was a classic example. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 10, 2019 at 5:03 pm | 4 comments | 2483 Views

ELECTIONS

Council members respond to the Voice's editorial on housing

It is disappointing that the <I>Voice</I></B> chose to write an incomplete editorial, sensationally titled "A crisis of character"...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 10, 2019 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long security lines frustrate fans at Shoreline Amphitheatre's kick-off concert

Concert-goers hoping to see the Grateful Dead spinoff band Dead & Company say they missed part of the show and ended up waiting...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by jasonbourne, on Jun 9, 2019 at 2:53 pm | 24 comments | 3441 Views

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Six arrested at Shoreline Dead & Company concert

Police said they arrested six people and cited one man over the course of back-to-back performances by Dead & Company at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bruno, on Jun 8, 2019 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 1872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With a little help, Alta Vista grads triumph through adversity

Like many Alta Vista students donning a cap and gown this year, graduating senior Timothy Martinez said his diploma was never...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Jim and Pat Barnum, on Jun 8, 2019 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 1579 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council should show compassion for vehicle dwellers

Like many other Bay Area cities, Mountain View has a visible population living in vehicles. In December 2018, our police...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Sally Ahnger, on Jun 7, 2019 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail Market says 'goodbye' to Mountain View with a party on Saturday

Amid plans to shut down permanently, the popular Milk Pail Market is throwing a farewell party for its loyal customers and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Trish Bubenik, on Jun 7, 2019 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary principal resigns shortly before new school's grand opening

After spending a year leading a school that has yet to open, Vargas Elementary School's principal announced his resignation,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by KittyCatty, on Jun 6, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 19 comments | 4332 Views

BOOKS

Her words about being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner caught the world's attention. Now, she's writing a memoir.

The woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner in 2016 is writing a memoir about...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
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AROUND TOWN

City rejects injury claims from tripping on sidewalks

Mountain View has rejected a pair of claims filed by women who say they were injured after tripping on the city's poorly...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Don Robers, on Jun 6, 2019 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1461 Views

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County Supervisors reject informing ICE when inmates are released

Sticking to a longtime policy, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 Tuesday to reject changing course and...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Cray cray, on Jun 6, 2019 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crime brief: Police say threat against Mountain View High School not credible

Police are maintaining a more visible presence at Mountain View High School after rumors that someone had made threats against...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jun 6, 2019 at 7:27 am | 4 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View police reported hit-and-run, but witnesses say driver cooperated, didn't flee crash

A driver who hit two vehicles and struck a fire hydrant on Tyrella Avenue in Mountain View last week cooperated with police...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 5, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 4 comments | 2297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman school district spends big on legal fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District cut big checks to law firms this year, spending over $360,000 so far on matters...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Anotherneighbor, on Jun 5, 2019 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1237 Views

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Crime brief: Police looking for man who tried to pull down Mountain View woman's shorts

A Mountain View woman told police that a man attempted to pull her shorts down while she was walking through the Waverly...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jun 5, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 1603 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$4.6 million spent on North Bayshore planning

Mountain View's vision of melding offices and housing throughout North Bayshore remains a distant dream. But at least one...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1865 Views

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Downtown Mountain View fountain springs back to life

The long drought is truly over: The fountain at Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza is now flowing with water once again after...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Peak, on Jun 4, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

For sufferers of a disease that has confounded researchers, a glimmer of hope

A blood test that can diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome and that could potentially help identify treatments for the baffling...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Diablo, on Jun 4, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views
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