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High speed train station idea loses steam

A majority of the City Council opposed having a high speed rail station in Mountain View in a study session Monday night....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:44 am | 24 comments | 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man plows car into tree

A man is in a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he crashed his car into a tree in the 400 block of Bernardo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 2955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 35 comments | 2954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area health officials monitoring swine flu

Health officials across the Bay Area say they are actively monitoring the spread of swine flu in the U.S., though no cases...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by joe, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 2951 Views

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Two charged with assault using bottle, screwdriver

Police arrested two "associated gang members" on charges of assault with a deadly weapon after the young men allegedly attacked...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Maybe, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:30 am | 6 comments | 2951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for tampering with vehicle

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly attempted to jimmy open a vehicle at 1250 Grant Road. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunnyvale teen set up in robbery

A Sunnyvale teen was mugged and robbed of $115 and a joint March 24, after being set up by a girl he thought was his friend,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by mtnviewmom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 24 comments | 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man dies in Sunnyvale crash

A 55-year-old Mountain View man died in a car crash Monday morning after he hit the guardrail on state Highway 237 in Sunnyvale,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Courtney Russell, on Sep 23, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible solution in preschool dispute

Elementary school district administrators say they may have found a solution for half of the low-income families whose members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Mar 20, 2009 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College waitlists overflowing

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2948 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TONIGHT: Council decision on Worker Center

The Mountain View City Council is scheduled to decide tonight on whether the Day Worker Center of Mountain View can occupy...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Seer, on May 13, 2009 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council moves ahead with new housing fees

The City Council acted quickly on Tuesday so as not to miss out on as much as $24 million in funds from apartment projects...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 11, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 6 comments | 2948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report says schools out of room by 2012

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:26 am | 4 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Endorsements? I'll pass, some candidates say

As the three incumbents for City Council rake in endorsements from community leaders and groups like the Sierra Club and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 22 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

More stress for school bus system

The recently announced $1 billion cut to the state's budget is going to place even more strain on busing students in the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by MoffettMom, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2947 Views

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Peninsula gets more than 5 inches of rain -- more to come

A storm system that has brought badly needed rain to parts of the Bay Area since Sunday is on its way out today, but another...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by @True, on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 11 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small fire burns Google Earth car, campus building

Mountain View police are reporting that a Google Earth car and a nearby building on the Google campus were both damaged by...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by who knows, on May 20, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2946 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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