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County allows some property tax prepayments

County tax collection departments around Northern California are alerting the public about their option to pay their property...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by wowow, on Dec 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1680 Views

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Police seek woman suspected of stealing packages

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of swiping packages from porches throughout...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Matahari, on Dec 28, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments | 1650 Views

ELECTIONS

Midpeninsula homes selling for $1M over asking prices

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by clearthinker, on Dec 28, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 3255 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in collision

A male motorcyclist died in a collision at a Mountain View intersection this evening, according to officials with the Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, on Dec 28, 2017 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 943 Views

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Massive housing plan wins council's backing

The Mountain View City Council gave its blessing earlier this month to a dense new residential project intended for tech...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 26, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 22 comments | 3054 Views

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Firefighters surprise homeless kids with holiday gifts

It wasn’t quite Santa’s sleigh, but rather a Mountain View fire truck that arrived loaded with gifts for Christmas. Local...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2017
Last comment by a neighbor from OMVNA, on Dec 26, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 4 comments | 4025 Views

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City prepares trio of new taxes

Lacking the money for an ambitious list of transportation upgrades, Mountain View officials are hoping the city's new generation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by How are We Better Off?, on Dec 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 2450 Views

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Bright lights

When Melissa Horton began buying Christmas lights on clearance after the holidays way back when, she never expected them...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by wendell, on Dec 23, 2017 at 4:08 am | 2 comments | 2786 Views

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Guest opinion: The 'heartbeat' of Mountain View

As I meet with officials from neighboring communities, I am struck that they are not only impressed by downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by reader, on Dec 22, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 47 comments | 2170 Views

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Spare the Air alerts in effect Friday through Christmas Eve

The ninth, 10th and 11th Spare the Air alerts of the season were issued Thursday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retiring adult ed director guided MVLA through big changes

Keith Moody, the director of Mountain View-Los Adult High School District's adult education program, is retiring this week...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Los Altos Resident, on Dec 21, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 3659 Views

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Armed man arrested for cocaine possession

A Mountain View teenager was arrested last week after he was found with bags of cocaine and a loaded firearm in his car during...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by zap, on Dec 20, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 8 comments | 2342 Views

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Man arrested for bomb threats at Ava's

Police arrested a 44-year-old transient man Sunday evening after he allegedly claimed he planted a bomb in Ava's Downtown...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Kal Sandhu, on Dec 20, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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Tax overhaul bill: Housing advocates see a silver lining

As a federal tax overhaul bill moves toward passage, Peninsula affordable housing advocates are seeing one glimmer of hope...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by David, on Dec 20, 2017 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MayView struggles amid rising costs

For now, the Mountain View MayView clinic is well-equipped with staffing and resources, yet its mission to provide health...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by juan olive, on Dec 19, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

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LASD seeks to buy Old Mill site for new school

The Los Altos School District is reviving efforts to acquire land for a new school site near the San Antonio Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Dec 19, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 49 comments | 4923 Views

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County's effort to provide shelter beds runs into difficulty

Santa Clara County is searching for new ways to open up more temporary shelters, safe parking programs and other short-term...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Trollface, on Dec 18, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2121 Views

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CSMA unveils expansion plans

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) has been on a mission to spread art and music education to as many children...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Crossings, on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 2207 Views

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Suspected Stevens Creek Trail flasher arrested

Mountain View police arrested a transient man last week after he allegedly exposed himself to people along Stevens Creek...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2118 Views

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Fans worry losing track-and-field range could leave a big hole

A scrappy club of Olympic athletes is worried that members could lose their practice field due to plans to build thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barry Johnson, on Dec 18, 2017 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 9156 Views
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