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OTHER ISSUES

Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 9383 Views

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Council balks at proposed bike rules

Mountain View City Council members roundly criticized a package of changes to city laws Tuesday night that would have imposed...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 35 comments | 9382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs Shoreline bus lane project

The Mountain View City Council agreed Tuesday night to move forward on plans to radically change Shoreline Boulevard as it...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:42 pm | 36 comments | 9382 Views

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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 | 9379 Views

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LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 9378 Views

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Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 9377 Views

SPORTS

Keep on dancing

Ever since neon spandex, pump-up music and enthusiasm for aerobic dancing spread across the country in the early 1970s, aerobics...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by erika m, on Jul 18, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 9375 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 | 9368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed teacher reassignments at Mistral dropped following outcry

Mountain View Whisman School District administrators are walking back a decision to reassign 40% of the teachers at Mistral...

Original post made on May. 15, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 19, 2020 at 4:59 pm | 25 comments | 9366 Views

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Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 17 comments | 9365 Views

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Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by eldesthanson, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:40 am | 27 comments | 9363 Views

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Los Altos School District to pay $155M for land for new Mountain View school

After a year of closed-door negotiations, the Los Altos School District announced Friday that it will purchase land for a...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Diablo, on Jun 14, 2019 at 8:08 pm | 33 comments | 9361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD polls: Put Bullis Charter School in Mountain View

Finding a home for Bullis Charter School has been a contentious issue that has split Los Altos School District residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by not a bad idea, on Feb 11, 2020 at 7:19 pm | 74 comments | 9359 Views

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Mountain View man shot during what family thought was a home invasion

A Mountain View man in the Terra Bella neighborhood suffered a gunshot wound Thursday night in what police are calling an...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:06 pm | 26 comments | 9355 Views

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Body found on Castro Street

A dead body was discovered in downtown Mountain View late Tuesday morning, according to Mountain View fire officials. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Muriel Sivyer-Lee, on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 9351 Views

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Castro Street could stay closed to traffic after the COVID-19 pandemic

Mountain View's experimental closure of Castro Street during the pandemic has temporarily transformed the city's downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 8, 2021 at 11:27 am | 22 comments | 9349 Views

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Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 9336 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three wealthy water districts consume the lion's share of local water

The biggest sip of the straw from the Bay Area's water supply comes from people in three districts: They consume nearly three...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2021
Last comment by coette schmidt, on Aug 12, 2021 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 9334 Views

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West Point grad faces 12-year sentence

No one ever dreamed that Sargent Binkley, a former Mountain View Marauders football player, as well as a combat veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by annie, on Jan 25, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 9324 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jsr, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:00 am | 15 comments | 9318 Views
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