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San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Out of State, 8 minutes ago | 21 comments | 2664 Views

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Mountain View Voice changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on individuals arrested for crimes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by A Talking Cat, 41 minutes ago | 1 comment | 158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looks to the sky for future transit line

An Oct. 17 City Council meeting on designing a new Mountain View transit system was a demonstration of the immense challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Muller, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1160 Views

BOOKS

Bay Area forecast: Beach hazards, cooler temps, windy weather

Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by FredManson, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying to take a stand

Christine Welter strikes a somber pose as part of a "die-in" demonstration on Castro Street in front of the Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by type my essay today, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1650 Views

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Caltrain work forces Crisanto car campers to leave

One of Mountain View's largest encampments of people living out of their vehicles was shaken up this week after city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polls find support for high school bond measure

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is gearing up for a potential bond measure next year aimed at accommodating...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by LAHS mom, on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1186 Views

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City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 2063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by John Tucker, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 40 comments | 937 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 44 comments | 1600 Views

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Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 3470 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground planned for Mountain View

Mountain View could soon be the latest Bay Area city to build an all-inclusive playspace known as a Magical Bridge Playground....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Oct 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 3 comments | 1795 Views

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Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5786 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 9430 Views

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Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Oct 17, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1356 Views

BOOKS

Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 807 Views

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Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 16, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 772 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by the rest of the story, on Oct 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 20 comments | 2440 Views
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