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Nine arrests at Shoreline country concert

Summer concert season is in full-swing at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, and that means a big spike in arrests...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by D-unique, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 13 comments | 8689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team's video wins a medal

One of Mountain View High School's robotics teams, the Green MacHHHHine, took home a a first place medal at the VEX world...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on May 16, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 8684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 8683 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Masked workouts and no indoor cardio: Gyms prepare to reopen under tight Santa Clara County rules

Starting Monday, gyms and fitness centers that have been shuttered for months throughout Santa Clara County will finally...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 11, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 8683 Views

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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 8683 Views

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Review: Song and sentiment

Christopher Vettel (playing Professor Bhaer) and Emily Koch (Jo March) find an unlikely friendship in TheatreWorks' "Little...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 8681 Views

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City Council candidates talk rent control, RV ban in virtual candidate forum

Nine candidates seeking a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November squared off Saturday at the first candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Sep 11, 2020 at 3:12 pm | 13 comments | 8672 Views

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Pregnant Google employees concerned about TCE exposure

A local expert on TCE issues says he spoken to Google employees who were exposed to toxic vapors while pregnant at 369 and...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 6, 2013 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 8668 Views

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City eyes new technology for downtown parking

As the number of cars being parked downtown reaches unprecedented levels, on Tuesday, City Council members considered the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by DC, on May 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 18 comments | 8667 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine of Dogcatcher...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 8665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 8664 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 45 comments | 8660 Views

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Voice wins 'General Excellence' at California Journalism Awards

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at this year's California Journalism Awards, held in Sonoma...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2018
Last comment by Joseph, on May 1, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 8657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation in July 2012, she could not have foreseen how the trip from Cairo, Egypt,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 8652 Views

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Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field

In a squabble between Moffett Field's federal agencies, NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Water curious, on Dec 5, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 12 comments | 8650 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Google makes amends for failing WiFi

If ever there was a way into this tech-driven city's heart, the gift of lightning-fast Internet connections has to be high...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 8649 Views

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Developer fined for tearing down heritage trees

Just months away from completion, a new El Camino Real apartment project has already created bad blood with its neighbors...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 26 comments | 8649 Views

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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 | 8647 Views

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Man dies in solo vehicle crash on Middlefield Road

A man driving a truck on Middlefield Road died Monday morning after he collided with a tree east of the Rengstorff Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by RedLeader, on Nov 1, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 8 comments | 8645 Views

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Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 8640 Views
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