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Four arrested in bust of suspected Mountain View drug den

Mountain View police arrested four people last week on drug charges after serving a search warrant on a Old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 1, 2020 at 9:21 am | 18 comments | 12324 Views

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Petition to overturn RV ban succeeds

Mountain View elected leaders will be forced to retract a citywide large-vehicle ban that was accused of being a thinly veiled...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by russian_redneck, on Dec 31, 2019 at 9:25 pm | 36 comments | 10979 Views

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Year in Review: Local schools grappled with unusual challenges in 2019

The headlines throughout 2019 painted a curious picture for Mountain View's local schools. School districts found themselves...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 31, 2019 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 6226 Views

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VTA launches new routes offering more frequent buses and trains

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority launched a new higher-frequency route plan on Saturday, hoping for increased...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2019
Last comment by domoh, on Dec 31, 2019 at 9:08 am | 3 comments | 4457 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier looks to lower airplane noise with 5 bills

Responding to growing concerns about airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier has proposed a series of bills aimed at improving...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2019
Last comment by @Robyn, on Dec 30, 2019 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 4666 Views

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Students, parents complain that dress codes target, humiliate girls

After students and parents protested that school dress codes are outdated, unfair to girls and inconsistent, the Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by AJ, on Dec 28, 2019 at 2:15 pm | 13 comments | 10281 Views

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Year in Review: Mountain View's biggest crime stories of 2019

Major criminal cases involving assault, rape and murder charges rattled Mountain View and neighboring cities in 2019, some...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by progressive, on Dec 27, 2019 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 7533 Views

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Vehicle dwellers leery of Mountain View's safe parking program

Mountain View is ready to dramatically expand its safe parking program as an alternative for those camping out on public...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2019
Last comment by Sophie888, on Dec 27, 2019 at 9:34 am | 39 comments | 11456 Views

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After four months, Vargas Elementary finally has electricity

A dispute between PG&E and a Mountain View homeowners' association meant Vargas Elementary School opened in August without...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Ravi Iyer, on Dec 26, 2019 at 7:52 am | 8 comments | 7029 Views

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Air district asks people not to burn wood over Christmas holiday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents not to burn wood in their fireplaces or woodstoves over...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2019
Last comment by MV resident, on Dec 24, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 4118 Views

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LASD finalizes $155M land deal for new Mountain View school

It's official: The Los Altos School District is now the owner of a large chunk of the San Antonio shopping center, buying...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 24, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 10579 Views

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Huge crowd cheers on Trump impeachment

More than 200 people from across the South Bay flocked to downtown Mountain View on Tuesday evening in a show of support...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by alexprime, on Dec 24, 2019 at 2:36 am | 21 comments | 7334 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control fees, natural gas ban, March primary

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 20 edition on rent control fees, Mountain View's natural gas ban, President Trump, and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Totally bogus, on Dec 23, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 4518 Views

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Union workers, Santa Clara County fail to reach agreement in mediation talks

After entering into voluntary mediation Oct. 31, Santa Clara County and its union workers have ended discussions without...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by Transparent CA, on Dec 21, 2019 at 5:30 am | 2 comments | 4119 Views

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Mountain View's top employee says goodbye

After eight years in Mountain View and more than 30 years in public service, Dan Rich formally hangs up his hat this week...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by MV_Voter, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 12226 Views

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Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 9391 Views

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Police chief takes over as Mountain View's interim city manager

Starting this week, Mountain View police Chief Max Bosel begins serving as interim city manager, following the departure...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by The Max, on Dec 19, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 4890 Views

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Amid protests, Mountain View council passes RV parking ban

The Mountain View City Council passed a sweeping ban that would close off various neighborhoods in the city to oversized...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by JPP, on Dec 19, 2019 at 11:01 am | 34 comments | 14423 Views

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Castro Street's car-free future

At what some describe as a make-or-break juncture for downtown Mountain View, the city is pressing ahead with plans to steer...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 18, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 23 comments | 12504 Views

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Speaking to Silicon Valley's wealthiest, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says democracy must be a value, not just a system

With less than a year left until the general election, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg outlined his vision...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by @Traitors Among Us, on Dec 18, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 15 comments | 4446 Views
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