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AROUND TOWN

Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 4592 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 4592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves big new office park in North Bayshore

Roughly one year ago, Mountain View's City Council dealt Google a surprise setback by giving the tech giant only one-seventh...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by Increase housing prices, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 4592 Views

ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 4592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 4591 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Census shows minority population growing in Mountain View

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by O.C., on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:06 am | 9 comments | 4591 Views

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Council dumps plan for biweekly garbage pickup

Amid fears of foul diapers and pet waste spilling into the streets, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night decided...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Interested neighbor, on Dec 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 16 comments | 4589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools get new EV chargers for free

High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by This is nothing, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 4586 Views

AROUND TOWN

History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 4586 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung, Reeder win seats on Healthcare District board

Incumbent David Reeder and neurosurgeon Peter Fung won the two seats up for election on the El Camino Healthcare District...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by be smartn get informed, on Nov 16, 2014 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 4586 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 4583 Views

SPORTS

Keep on dancing

Ever since neon spandex, pump-up music and enthusiasm for aerobic dancing spread across the country in the early 1970s, aerobics...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by erika m, on Jul 18, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 4583 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Airline crash puts hospitals' 'mass casualty plan' to the test

Within minutes of Saturday's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of an Asiana Airlines flight carrying 307...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Jul 15, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 4583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 4583 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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Man found bleeding near Sylvan Park

A Sunnyvale man was found bleeding shortly after midnight on Friday near Sylvan Park. Police are asking the public for information...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 4581 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 4580 Views

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Mountain View's night shift

Every week, K9 Officer Dorene Hansen hits the streets of Mountain View around the time that everyone else is headed to bed....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by PH, on Sep 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 5 comments | 4579 Views
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