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OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Grand Central Station is in the works

The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by David Speakman, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 48 comments | 7772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Self-driving car involved in injury crash

Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments | 27513 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. White Boy was in the Nortenos'

Except for a few bumps in the road, Jacob DeWitt had a normal upbringing in Mountain View, say local residents who knew him....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:26 am | 48 comments | 9499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three teens charged with alleged hate crimes

Three Mountain View teenagers are in custody on hate crime and other charges after allegedly shouting racial epithets and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 48 comments | 4199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed crossing California Street

A man visiting from Springfield, Ill. was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of California Street and Pettis...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Adrienne, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 48 comments | 6392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bag ban gets council's OK

The days of getting plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:42 am | 48 comments | 10798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 1, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 48 comments | 49777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 4804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no leads in Merales murder

Police have yet to make any headway in the murder of 17-year-old Jose Merales, shot two days ago on Higdon Avenue. Meanwhile,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Chin4, on May 30, 2008 at 12:14 am | 47 comments | 5565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latest Bullis spat headed to court

Bullis Charter School officials have filed a lawsuit against the Los Altos School District for not providing the school with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 47 comments | 10405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 47 comments | 7254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by hair splitting, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:55 am | 47 comments | 6077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS teacher returns to classroom after dust-up over Trump comments

Mountain View High School teacher Frank Navarro returned to the classroom Monday after school administrators put him on paid...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by MVHS Spartan, on Nov 19, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 47 comments | 8838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents react to new school attendance boundaries

More than 150 families went to school Monday night to weigh in on new attendance boundaries designed to balance enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Dec 29, 2016 at 2:02 am | 47 comments | 7621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Jonnnason, on Jun 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 47 comments | 7999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jury finds Sargent Binkley guilty on all counts

A West Point graduate and war veteran was found guilty on all counts Tuesday of robbing pain pills from a Mountain View pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by LosAltosHighVictim, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 47 comments | 30007 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by outatowner, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 47 comments | 5585 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 47 comments | 6616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 6533 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Rent control law's intent is being undermined

You may be one of the majority of Mountain View citizens who voted in November in favor of the Community Stabilization and...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:40 am | 47 comments | 2762 Views
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