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Man killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

A man was killed when he apparently jumped in front of a commuter train at a Mountain View Caltrain station this afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 19, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 13 comments | 8770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives the green light to shopping center school plans

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow the Los Altos School District to pursue land for a school...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Summary 2, on Jul 4, 2018 at 2:42 pm | 26 comments | 8766 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 8764 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure S would extend Water District tax indefinitely

Should an existing property tax that has eight more years to go be extended indefinitely? This is the question being placed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by barry zimmerman, on Oct 30, 2020 at 6:42 pm | 9 comments | 8764 Views

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Owner: High density housing at San Antonio Center a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by long-time res, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 27 comments | 8759 Views

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A guide to the Fourth

Those hankering for a hunk of watermelon, piping hot chili or a dazzling fireworks finale need wait no longer. The Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 5, 2014 at 9:39 am | 6 comments | 8758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates join the race for Mountain View Whisman school board

The race for the Mountain View Whisman school board is heating up this week, with two new candidates vying to lead the school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Jul 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 14 comments | 8753 Views

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Vehicle collisions on the rise in Mountain View

Mountain View saw a big increase in vehicle collisions last year, with some of the city's busiest intersections proving to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Almost Hit By Red Light Running Car At ElCamino & 237, on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:28 pm | 36 comments | 8752 Views

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Lots of Love gets off to a slow start

Local churches are beginning to take in homeless people under a long-awaited "safe parking" plan, but the initiative still...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 17, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 20 comments | 8752 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 | 8751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 25 comments | 8750 Views

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Mountain View seeks to build emergency shelter for homeless families and seniors

The city of Mountain View is proposing to transform a vehicle storage lot into an emergency shelter, creating a housing complex...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Groot, on Sep 1, 2020 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 8747 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unsettled divorce led to murder-suicide, friends say

The man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself Friday wanted to resume living with his ex-wife -- or be...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Army Friend, on May 14, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 8741 Views

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More than 100 arrested at Shoreline rave

The speakers didn't go up to 11 last weekend at the Beyond Wonderland electronica dance festival. Though the number of narcotics-related...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 21 comments | 8741 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 8738 Views

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Fire controlled at Sims metal recycling

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City this morning is under control, although the smell of smoke and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by John Ginez, on Dec 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 8735 Views

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New track coach inspires students

Michael Streck-Woodard, has had a commanding presence as Mountain View High's track and field coach since last February....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 8735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 8734 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council dumps high-density vision for Terra Bella amid protests from neighbors

An ambitious plan that would have set the stage for dense development in the Terra Bella area of Mountain View got axed Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by A.Nonymous, on Nov 22, 2019 at 2:00 am | 3 comments | 8727 Views

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MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 8724 Views
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