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AROUND TOWN

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 | 30993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 30781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Self-driving car involved in injury crash

Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments | 30593 Views

ELECTIONS

Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild

Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by florence duval, on Nov 7, 2020 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 30589 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night

The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:13 am | 23 comments | 30579 Views

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 | 30533 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New survey finds hundreds of inhabited RVs parked on Mountain View's city streets

A new community-driven survey found more than 200 inhabited RVs parked along public roadways in Mountain View, despite extensive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Dec 27, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 33 comments | 30441 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn busted over worker pay, pays $6 million

The booming Mountain View company that helps people find jobs has been ordered by the United States Labor Department to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by @Scott Lamb, on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 6 comments | 30412 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 | 30402 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 | 30115 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 | 30075 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 | 30066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sewage shows spread of coronavirus across Santa Clara County

The amount of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in local wastewater has tripled, and in some cases quadrupled, since June 16, indicating...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2021
Last comment by wnmurphy, on Aug 1, 2021 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 29777 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 | 29752 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 | 29659 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 | 29486 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 29453 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 | 29437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves massive Google Landings office project

One of Mountain View's largest ever office projects won the council's approval Tuesday night, paving the way for Google to...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes - Former Parks & Rec Commissioner, on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 29343 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 29230 Views
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