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OTHER ISSUES

Milk pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 2 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by mv resident, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 78 comments | 17366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ratso Rizzo, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 17346 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain, bikes and 21st century choices

Caltrain ridership is at an all-time high, with big growth in bicycle riders. And yet, despite a capacity of 80 bikes on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 63 comments | 17331 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Philomena'

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 17325 Views

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Man dies in cement-truck accident on Middlefield

A man died on Middlefield Road on Saturday morning after an accident that caused the cement truck he was driving to topple...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 17232 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The World's End'

You can go home again, but it's going to involve drinking. That's the starting point of "The World's End," the latest from...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Movie Watcher, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 17140 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 17108 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 am | 35 comments | 17077 Views

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One woman's indelible mark on Silicon Valley

It can be argued that NASA Ames Research Center and Moffett Federal Airfield would not exist if it weren't for the vision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 17036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 16970 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 16958 Views

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Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 19 comments | 16950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 16912 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 16874 Views

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Bike stolen from second story balcony

A local man's bike was stolen from the second-story balcony at his apartment in the 1500 block of W. Middlefield Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by James, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 16846 Views

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Council: Pay raises needed to attract candidates

Council members said Tuesday said that they spend 30 hours a week doing a job that pays only $600 a month. To attract council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by sceptic, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:18 am | 42 comments | 16826 Views

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Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 16782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new boilerplate legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. -P.C. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16767 Views

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Ames' flying robot and airline traffic projects in spotlight

In a tour of NASA Ames on Monday, NASA chief Charles Bolden stopped to listen to engineers discuss several projects that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 16753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member resigns over hostility

Board member Chris Chiang announced Friday night that he will be stepping down from the Mountain View Whisman school board...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 117 comments | 16706 Views
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