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Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park

A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 4843 Views

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Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, on May 28, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 3732 Views

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Mountain View slashes water use in May

Worsening drought conditions and greater pressure from the state of California may finally be having an impact on water use...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Verde Verdad, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 3339 Views

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Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 4132 Views

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Region's gridlock a predictable mess

My wife and I just returned from six months of living in Berlin, Germany. Berlin has a comprehensive system of fast and efficient...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by CW, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 11 comments | 1245 Views

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New fields offer room to play

After 11 years of studies, planning and construction, Mountain View is set to open the new Shoreline Athletic Fields next...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ornithologically speaking, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 4240 Views

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Gun safety law introduced in Sacramento

A bill introduced to the state Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGunOwner, on Jan 25, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 11 comments | 2432 Views

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New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 11 comments | 2534 Views

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Council backs plan to close Castro Street at train tracks

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council backed plans to close Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Castro foodie, on Aug 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 11 comments | 1572 Views

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Raschke leads in LASD campaign spending

Mountain View resident Tanya Raschke surged ahead of Los Altos resident Bryan Johnson in campaign spending in the bid for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Nov 2, 2016 at 1:23 pm | 11 comments | 3448 Views

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Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions

Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:30 am | 11 comments | 4505 Views

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County pitches in to solve city's homelessness

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a contract last week that launches a new partnership with the city of...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2002, on Dec 24, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 11 comments | 4208 Views

AROUND TOWN

They built it with our taxpayer money

Now it just sits there, empty and idle. Where can we get our money back. What am I writing about? The train station...

Original post made by bernie brightman on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 16, 2008 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 5409 Views

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Restaurant faces wrecking ball

Charles Gardyn's 1946 building, at the corner of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way, is so full of code violations...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Rob, on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:33 am | 11 comments | 5564 Views

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Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <I>Voice</I></B> is...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:16 am | 11 comments | 3258 Views

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Board begins study of Castro crunch

Parents and teachers crowded the Mountain View Whisman School District's normally empty board room last week, anxious over...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 11 comments | 3422 Views

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Minton's may get chopped

On Jan. 27, the City Council will consider a plan to replace the city's oldest business with a high-density apartment complex. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by CSAA member watchdog, on Feb 1, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 11 comments | 3824 Views

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Jog hogs irk Cuesta Park regular

A regular Cuesta Park user says a large group of high school students, led by a uniformed Navy officer, are shoving old ladies...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 11 comments | 3285 Views

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Judicial Watch should mind its own business

Is allowing the Day Worker Center of Mountain View to move into what is now a rundown building on Escuela Avenue next to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 11 comments | 3572 Views

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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 3178 Views
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