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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 10468 Views


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 | 10462 Views


Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 10454 Views


TCE discovery halts Fairchild Drive housing project

A project to build a 26 row-houses at 277 Fairchild Drive is being delayed by officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 8, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 10452 Views


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 | 10445 Views


6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Must agree, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 10441 Views


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 | 10439 Views


San Jose man files $10M lawsuit against Mountain View after police pull him out of car window

A San Jose man is suing the city of Mountain View for $10 million, alleging police officers illegally arrested him in 2019...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 30, 2021 at 8:58 pm | 14 comments | 10434 Views


Dangerous city streets could get squeezed

In a meeting centered on traffic, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled support for a series of road-safety...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by screw the majority, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 79 comments | 10427 Views


Slice of the pie: How this South Bay pizza shop successfully became a worker-owned cooperative

As calls for better treatment of restaurant workers have become louder and louder, particularly during the pandemic, A Slice...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by A, on Jan 16, 2021 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 10426 Views


Michaels reopens amid changes

Closed since the end of December, Michaels at Shoreline, the bar, restaurant and banquet space, reopened last week under...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by MV Renter, on Feb 14, 2019 at 1:33 pm | 25 comments | 10425 Views


A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 10417 Views


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 | 10415 Views


Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate

With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 2, 2020 at 8:25 pm | 13 comments | 10414 Views


School board approves pay bump for teachers despite cloudy financial future

Mountain View Whisman School District teachers will be getting a 3% pay raise this year, regardless of how the new coronavirus...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2020
Last comment by District watcher, on May 8, 2020 at 1:10 pm | 14 comments | 10410 Views


Mountain View police: Woman found asleep at the wheel had pounds of marijuana, handgun

Mountain View police arrested an Oakland woman Saturday on suspicion of drug and weapons-related charges after she was found...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 21, 2021 at 2:30 am | 2 comments | 10409 Views


Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 30, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 10407 Views


Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 10406 Views


City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 10405 Views


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 | 10405 Views
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