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Mountain View lays out plans to zone for 11,135 new homes under new state requirements

In just eight short years, Mountain View is being asked to grow by close to 30% under a new state housing mandate that has...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 26, 2021 at 11:44 am | 14 comments | 10064 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 10060 Views

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Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale

Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by yogi, on May 30, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 12 comments | 10060 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jun 7, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 10058 Views

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App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 10057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 10046 Views

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Pedestrian accidents hit 10-year high

Pedestrian-related collisions rose sharply in Mountain View last year, reaching the highest number of reported accidents...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2018
Last comment by Children, on Mar 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm | 74 comments | 10042 Views

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What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 10033 Views

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It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 10033 Views

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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 | 10032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why I voted in favor of implementing a credit-no credit grading system in MVLA schools this semester

In a guest opinion, Sanjay Dave, president of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District school board, writes about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Concerned parent , on May 18, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 10030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After battle over school fences, Mountain View Whisman seeks $9M redesign of Monta Loma's park

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to completely revamp Monta Loma Park following a controversial decision...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 7, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 10030 Views

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What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on May 31, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 10029 Views

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Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 10026 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 10025 Views

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Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by jay ess, on Aug 8, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 26 comments | 10024 Views

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Behind the scenes at NASA's computer powerhouse

Whether the mission is to discover new planets or study the one we call home, the scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 31, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 10021 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 10021 Views

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MV pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian struck by a car in Mountain View last week has died, his family and Santa Clara County medical examiner's officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Law Abiding, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 33 comments | 10015 Views

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Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Bay Area politicians and immigrant advocacy groups sharply condemned a decision by President Donald Trump's administration...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Sep 18, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 69 comments | 10011 Views
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