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AROUND TOWN

Residents: How is the new food waste recyling program going?

Now that we're a few weeks in, I'm just curious about how the new food scraps recycling is going for people. Do you find...

Original post made by Making Great Dirt on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Shoreline West Resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 4:04 pm | 53 comments | 2988 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Korea threat hangs over Mattis visit

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Mountain View on Thursday intending to highlight the development of new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 3, 2017 at 10:14 am | 53 comments | 3641 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 10262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' poor test scores prompt call for action

There are no two ways about it. School administrators and board members at the Mountain View Whisman School District agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Otto Maddox, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 52 comments | 8582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves controversial WiMAX tower atop church

The City Council on Tuesday approved a wireless data tower atop First Presbyterian Church, despite claims from neighbors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 52 comments | 7582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 7596 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 11122 Views

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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 52 comments | 49820 Views

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Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 52 comments | 6392 Views

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Out with the old, in with the new

What's new in Mountain View's thriving restaurant scene? We have the skinny on new eateries coming to town in early 2014. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, on May 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 52 comments | 40529 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Consultant, on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 52 comments | 3735 Views

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Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Evan Kroske, on Sep 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 52 comments | 13931 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 13620 Views

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Driver arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according to the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Hmmmmm, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 3573 Views

AROUND TOWN

City OKs study on innovative transit line

After kicking the tires for a few years, Mountain View city leaders are now laying down money for what some might call a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain New, on Sep 20, 2017 at 5:59 am | 52 comments | 9226 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Rosenberg and Siegel lead in early council election results

As results rolled in for the most competitive and unpredictable City Council elections in years, residents and candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 52 comments | 13411 Views

ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 9605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big donations kick off Measure B campaign

The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson , on Apr 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 51 comments | 4252 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 51 comments | 9549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 51 comments | 16068 Views
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