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AROUND TOWN

Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size

Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 17 comments | 29067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 13189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 5019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike to Work Day kicks into high gear

Hundreds of Mountain View workers will keep the car home and instead hop on their bikes this Thursday for the annual Bike...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rolling Silently, on May 15, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 17 comments | 3263 Views

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Council agrees on program to aid struggling renters

In council chambers filled with protesters holding signs seeking rent stabilization and just-cause eviction rules on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by ulysses, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 5708 Views

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President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by ElectrifyCaltrainButScrapHSR, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 17 comments | 2829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting planned to discuss transit station

Mountain View's long-term plans to redesign and upgrade the downtown transit station will be the big topic at a Feb. 25 community...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Duh, on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 17 comments | 2874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cornes joins race for City Council

Thida Cornes has moved on from playgrounds and is taking a hard look at Mountain View as a whole. The former Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:22 pm | 17 comments | 5205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots rolling in dough

Plenty of tech-savvy start-ups nestled in Mountain View have striven to save the world while raking in cash – but this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Pizza Steve, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 6856 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 17 comments | 26858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 17 comments | 3104 Views

ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 4328 Views

ELECTIONS

Google employee plans to run for City Council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 17 comments | 4132 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Los Altos resident/parent , on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 17 comments | 2132 Views

ELECTIONS

Kaspersak should stay out of LASD politics

I just hung up after getting a robocall from Mike Kaspersak in support of John Swann for LASD school board. To put it mildly,...

Original post made by psr on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by @Whaat??!!, on Oct 24, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 1426 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 3117 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: City's refusal to release applications wrongheaded

The city's voters spoke last month, in essence telling the City Council that it wasn't doing enough to protect renters from...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Dec 28, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 1456 Views

ELECTIONS

Could city tenants get a rent refund?

Starting next month, rents on thousands of Mountain View apartments are expected to roll back to 2015 rates as part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by to @ Curious, 18 hours ago | 17 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huzzahs for Higgins

After 230 board meetings during her six years as a trustee of the elementary school district, Gloria Higgins has decided...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 3907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 6490 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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