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AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after scuffle with security robot

A Mountain View resident was arrested last week after he had allegedly knocked over a 300-pound security robot stationed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Marc Roddin, on Apr 27, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 10 comments | 4565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outrage over Trump brings crowds to Mountain View march

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Mountain View on Monday evening to denounce a federal crackdown on undocumented...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Constitutional Conservative, on May 4, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 10 comments | 3806 Views

MOVIES

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as Mountain View filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her documentary on...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 10 comments | 6995 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5874 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer garden brewing up nicely

An ambitious plan to open a beer garden is becoming reality downtown at the corner of Villa and Bryant streets. Steins Beer...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Muriel, on Jan 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 5934 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local restaurateurs battle labor challenges

Longtime owners who have run restaurants on the Midpeninsula for decades say they've never seen labor costs become so acute,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by Karma, on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 4351 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 11560 Views

ELECTIONS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Parcel Tax Supporter, on Apr 6, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 6542 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention was 'magical,' say local reps

Having recently returned from his third Democratic National Convention, Los Altos resident Jim Thurber said no other political...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:05 am | 10 comments | 4511 Views

ELECTIONS

Worker Center submits plans for new building

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View has submitted plans to the city for a remodel of its new headquarters at 113 Escuela...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 4420 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 3951 Views

ELECTIONS

Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 10919 Views

ELECTIONS

Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 5992 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 4312 Views

ELECTIONS

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 3109 Views

ELECTIONS

Zoglin, Miller, Chiu win in El Camino Hospital District board election

After an expensive and hard-fought campaign, John Zoglin, Julia Miller and Dennis Chiu emerged on top in the race for the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Blake, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 6119 Views

ELECTIONS

Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords

Following weeks of unrelenting complaints that rising rents are pricing out scores of tenants, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 4832 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 3539 Views

ELECTIONS

Two new candidates join City Council race

As the candidate filing period closes, it appears that Mountain View voters will have a field of eight candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Follow the money, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:58 am | 10 comments | 7705 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates seek to turn over a new leaf for Mountain View Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District is at a critical juncture heading into the November election. Ambitious plans to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by strategery, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 10 comments | 4583 Views
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