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ELECTIONS

Mountain View council rejects downtown hotel plan

Mountain View leaders on Tuesday pulled the plug on negotiations to sell or lease a downtown park so it could be redeveloped...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Backward process, 1 minute ago | 3 comments | 990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, 42 minutes ago | 36 comments | 6147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for carjacking suspect who fired a gunshot

Mountain View police are looking for a man suspected of firing a gun at a liquor store and later carjacking a Honda CR-Z...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Trump, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Monta Loma Safeway opening June 18

A new Safeway supermarket will be opening for business this Sunday, June 18, at the Monta Loma Plaza space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, 4 hours ago | 27 comments | 4142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, 8 hours ago | 37 comments | 4898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by CheatHacker, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 3230 Views

MOVIES

Monta Loma laptop drive for needy students

A tech-centric club that teaches coding at Monta Loma Elementary launched a used laptop drive this week. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1111 Views

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Bridge School Benefit concert canceled

Citing personal reasons, Neil and Pegi Young announced this week they were calling off the Bridge School Benefit Concert...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2065 Views

ELECTIONS

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by omvmyr, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1130 Views

ELECTIONS

Startups push to preserve net neutrality

Mountain View's tech startups are girding themselves for a big political fight over the data vital to their businesses. Smaller...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Only money is heard, on Jun 23, 2017 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Army housing site eyed for North Bayshore school

Like manna from heaven, a school campus-sized site may have opened up in North Bayshore to serve the thousands of new households...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 23, 2017 at 9:20 am | 10 comments | 1918 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand jury: districts make tax exemptions tough to get

School district in Santa Clara County pass parcel tax with the promise of exemptions, but some districts make it tough to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mt. View Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:46 am | 12 comments | 1305 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: School districts' tax-exemption flaws are fixable

Most school districts that ask voters to approve parcel taxes to help fund their educational programs promise senior citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 23, 2017 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 94 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Cleave Frink, on Jun 22, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 34 comments | 4294 Views

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Bringing astronomy down to earth

For the last 45 years, astronomy professor Andrew Fraknoi has made it his mission to translate groundbreaking astronomical...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 22, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 3 comments | 1803 Views

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What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 22, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 2965 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hobee's Restaurant sold to longtime employees

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to a couple of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by clay, on Jun 22, 2017 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 128 Views

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Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bill Wares Niece, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 25 comments | 15100 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eight arrested at Brad Paisley concert

Mountain View police arrested eight people at the Brad Paisley country concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre over the weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 11 comments | 2021 Views

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Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Jeff T, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5654 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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