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ELECTIONS

Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 88 comments | 29638 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 19 comments | 29563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by City Sports memebr, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:18 am | 54 comments | 29552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 29444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District announces Ghysels will step down

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has officially informed the Mountain View Whisman School District board of trustees that he...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by No More of This Please, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 65 comments | 29207 Views

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Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 28773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Gyro House burglary caught on video

Police are looking for a man who burglarized the Gyro House restaurant in downtown Mountain View on May 23. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 28721 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 28670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 28663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County reports first death due to new coronavirus at El Camino Hospital

A woman in her 60s died Monday morning, March 9, from COVID-19 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, the first fatality...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mannatarora, on Mar 12, 2020 at 4:35 am | 4 comments | 28623 Views

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Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 28478 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 28459 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 28263 Views

ELECTIONS

Tracking the wildfires: The latest updates for the Midpeninsula

As wildfires ravage California, one is taking its toll on the Midpeninsula: the CZU August Lightning Complex fires, which...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2020
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Aug 22, 2020 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 28197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 28170 Views

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Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy Tuesday whom they believe is the same malodorous man who...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by DP, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 28054 Views

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Leaky sewer lines delivered TCE to homes

A report commissioned by the city is boosting suspicions that early semiconductor companies spread pollution throughout northeastern...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Liz S., on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 11 comments | 27773 Views

MOVIES

New movie theater promises big-ticket experience

Opening next week, the new ShowPlace Icon theater at the San Antonio shopping center is planning to carve out a niche as...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by mahsm, on Oct 18, 2018 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 27670 Views

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Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 12, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 27640 Views

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Councilman irks colleague over 'bribery' charge

Council member John Inks says his colleagues are guilty of taking a "bribe" because of the way they recently required a developer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 39 comments | 27474 Views
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