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OTHER ISSUES

Books Inc moving to new Castro St. home

Mountain View's landmark bookstore, Books Inc., is planning to leave its downtown location of 15 years But it won't be going...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Jun 17, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 19 comments | 9481 Views

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NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

For a programmer, this is a challenge equivalent to climbing Mount Everest. Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by , on Jun 17, 2017 at 12:39 am | 2 comments | 553 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Consider more land options for new school site

Since the passage of the Los Altos School District's Measure N, 31 months ago, our school board has focused exclusively on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Back to the Future(s), on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:26 am | 3 comments | 694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SummerWinds nursery closing due to high rent

Mountain View is losing its SummerWinds Nursery. Palo Alto will become one of three remaining Bay Area locations after the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:49 am | 27 comments | 4133 Views

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Affordable housing for vets breaks ground

On Monday, Mountain View dignitaries gathered for a groundbreaking for the $33 million Eagle Park Apartments at 1701 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jun 15, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 2649 Views

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Los Gatos woman arrested in punching attack

A Los Gatos woman was arrested last week on battery charges after she allegedly attacked a woman without provocation, repeatedly...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 4879 Views

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Money down the drain

A Mountain View resident is lobbying for a refund after learning the city had been double-charging her sewer bill for the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 25 comments | 3329 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cuesta Park

Named after the lush park that anchors the neighborhood, Cuesta Park is a mix of single-family homes and apartments facing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Mayberry, on Jun 15, 2017 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1138 Views

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All-clear given at courthouse, clinic following bomb threat

About 60 people were evacuated from two buildings on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat at the Palo Alto Courthouse, a Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Tuesday: Council weighs moving or tearing down Chez TJ, Tied House buildings

On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is set to discuss what to do with two historic Villa Street restaurants...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by ZDee, on Jun 14, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 24 comments | 4476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rogue drone causes downtown power outage

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who crashed a drone into a high-voltage wire last night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Night walking hippie, on Jun 14, 2017 at 8:55 am | 19 comments | 4982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The philanthropist pauper

After living on the streets of Mountain View for 35 years, on his deathbed Edward Hamm devoted his life savings to creating...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 6868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school's engineering pioneer retires

Phil Wiechec, the Mountain View High School teacher responsible for creating and teaching the school's tech-centric engineering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Steven Grubb, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

ELECTIONS

Final vote Thursday on school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District inched forward in its years-long effort to redraw school attendance boundaries. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by SAATFmember, on Jun 13, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 3619 Views

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City tries to unravel tangle of demands on transit hub

Mountain View leaders intend to pursue a dramatic upgrade of the downtown transit center over the next five years -- if they...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:42 am | 16 comments | 4237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More help for struggling students

For some students in Mountain View's high schools, just getting out of bed and going to class seems like an insurmountable...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mel, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:21 am | 10 comments | 3589 Views

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City debuts new Stevens Creek trail detour

On Friday morning, city leaders and bike enthusiasts gathered at the Stevens Creek Trail to formally open a new detour around...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets limit on increases

On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2017 at 4:01 am | 31 comments | 3783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill to offer free tuition to first-generation students

Local students who are on track to become the first in their families to graduate from high school can get a jumpstart on...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 11, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 2447 Views

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Man arrested for alleged intent to kill doctors

A 58-year-old Central Valley man was arrested last week after driving from his home in Visalia to the Bay Area with the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 11, 2017 at 8:25 am | 13 comments | 2278 Views
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