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OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses its downtown visionary

Mountain View's celebrated downtown dining promenade is largely credited to former City Manager Bruce Liedstrand's vision...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mary Grizzle, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 4243 Views

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Brock Turner files appeal

A year and a half after a jury found Brock Turner guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 5 comments | 1826 Views

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Dazzling production, dated stereotypes

From a purely technical perspective, TheatreWorks puts on a fantastic show. But for all of its merits from the technical...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by m2grs, on Dec 7, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 1233 Views

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City Council puts temporary ban on retail marijuana

Mountain View City Council members unanimously agreed Tuesday night to put the brakes on marijuana retailers opening up in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 12 comments | 2295 Views

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That holiday glow

Cold weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm of revelers at Monday night's Community Tree-lighting. Downtown Mountain View was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 6, 2017 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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Police set to ramp up traffic enforcement

The Mountain View Police Department is gearing up for a big traffic safety push after receiving $115,000 in grant money. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by property tax payer, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 36 comments | 3008 Views

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Pedestrian Bridge to no sidewalks.

I tried walking across the advertised pedestrian bridge to Mountain View from Palo Alto this morning since it was a day...

Original post made by Palo Alto Walker on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Darin, on Dec 6, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 261 Views

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Day Worker Center: still here and ready to help

To see perseverance in action, visit the Mountain View Day Worker Center, one of seven local nonprofits that benefit from...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Rita Held, on Dec 6, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bilingual students miss out in middle school

Families at Mistral Elementary face a conundrum when their children finish fifth grade and head off to middle school. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Sadie Carlson, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:41 am | 20 comments | 2577 Views

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Stars shine at Breakthrough Prize

Worlds collided at Moffett Field Sunday night, as the annual Breakthrough Prize brought together luminaries from sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by scientist, on Dec 6, 2017 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 2002 Views

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Ending the wasted food run-around

Peninsula Food Runners works to remove logistical barriers to food donations, picking up leftover meals from Palo Alto area...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 5, 2017 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

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Mobile home residents seek rent control

On Dec. 4, the city's Rental Housing Commission is set to consider expanding Mountain View's rent control to the city's six...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Dec 4, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 34 comments | 5140 Views

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Next door to Chez TJ, critics see a cautionary tale

Through the debate over redeveloping downtown historic sites, pretty much everyone seemed to use a nearby WhatsApp office...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Unhappy , on Dec 1, 2017 at 8:57 pm | 8 comments | 3121 Views

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Police reunite owners with WWII-era photo album

Mountain View police reunited the rightful owners with a vintage photo album that was discovered in a homeless encampment...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 1, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

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School board OKs fifth-grade sex ed

Mountain View Whisman school board members signaled loud and clear that children shouldn't leave elementary school without...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Smart, on Dec 1, 2017 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1937 Views

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Downtown burglary suspect arrested

A 40-year-old transient was arrested last week after he allegedly broke into multiple downtown businesses and stole electronics...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1222 Views

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High school district may seek new bond measure

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is poised to break away from decades of bite-sized bond measures and frugal...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Nov 29, 2017 at 4:47 pm | 8 comments | 1428 Views

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Police searching for man suspected of firing gun in downtown

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding a man suspected of firing gunshots during a fight in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3185 Views

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Sunnyvale driver dies in crash on Hwy. 101

A Sunnyvale man died in a solo-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Mountain View, California Highway Patrol officials said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Truth, on Nov 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm | 4 comments | 3619 Views

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FCC unveils plan to gut net neutrality

In a huge deal for local tech companies, the Federal Communications Commission indicated this week it would move forward...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 26, 2017 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1264 Views
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