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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 29 comments | 9756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board taps Khan Academy in SAT overhaul

A local web-based education company is at the center of number of major changes planned for the SAT. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Captain James T. Kirk, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 9755 Views

ELECTIONS

Special interest groups invest in council election

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by mike, on Oct 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 9755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council earmarks $16M for costly new 84-unit affordable housing project

Looking to boost the city's affordable housing supply and tap into county funds to pay for it, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 29, 2021 at 5:15 pm | 9 comments | 9752 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 9750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sobrato pitches North Bayshore housing project

Mountain View city planners are more than a year away from figuring out how to transform the North Bayshore tech hub into...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 9742 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 9741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by BRT Definition, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:08 pm | 77 comments | 9736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 9736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 9729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Iconic electronics shop WeirdStuff shuts down

A relic of Silicon Valley's early days, the electronics warehouse WeirdStuff is closing up shop for good this week. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by FatVet and DorkBear, on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 9729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View committee to weigh safe parking rules for RVs

The city of Mountain View may see some headway on its rollout of a safe parking program this Wednesday, Sept. 4, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 9729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 36 comments | 9724 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hyatt Centric leads race to open new hotels in Mountain View

Mountain View has long lacked sufficient hotel space, but that could soon be changing. Eight new hotels are in the process...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by $600 per night, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 9723 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Albuquerque man pleads guilty to sexual assault in 2004 Mountain View case

A man accused of breaking into a motel room and sexually assaulting a woman in Mountain View pleaded guilty Tuesday, prosecutors...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Pdop, on Aug 5, 2020 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 9722 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 9721 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Strategies for cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

The search for the perfectly cooked turkey — moist and flavorful with a golden, crusty skin — is intrinsic to the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janice, on Nov 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 9720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, on May 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 6 comments | 9717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council picks developer to build affordable housing in downtown Mountain View

A long stretch of parking in downtown Mountain View could soon transform into a five-story affordable housing complex, complete...

Original post made on May. 21, 2020
Last comment by Susan Ferry, on May 23, 2020 at 5:44 am | 3 comments | 9717 Views

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Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 9716 Views
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