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AROUND TOWN

Will millions flock to Moffett Field for the 2020 World Expo?

From Shanghai this Sunday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to pitch Silicon Valley as the site of the 2020 World Expo....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 25 comments | 7540 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 7539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest necklace-snatching suspects

A robbery suspect was arrested Aug. 6 after he barricaded himself in the bathroom of an apartment on Latham Street in an...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Double Jeopardy, on Aug 12, 2011 at 9:06 am | 12 comments | 7537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's futuristic plan wins cheers from city

Mountain View City Council members signaled their approval for what would easily be the city's most dramatic office building....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 7531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Asbestos drives renters out for good

Three weeks after a botched roofing job caused asbestos contamination and rainwater damage in their homes, several residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Dilbert Fan, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 7527 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on May 31, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 7525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hetch Hetchy housing standoff

Next Tuesday the City Council will finally decide on a development that has been the source of contentious debate over the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Apr 23, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 18 comments | 7523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 7523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home Depot story a goof

A series of misleading reports in several news outlets boil down to one big correction: Mountain View has never received,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by sara, on Dec 5, 2007 at 6:28 am | 24 comments | 7518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing 68-year-old found safe

Mountain View police report that a missing 68-year-old who suffers from diabetes and early-stage Alzheimer's disease was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Departmen, on Dec 9, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 7517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 7516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 7513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council weighs office, hotel proposals for Moffett Gateway

On Tuesday four developers sought the City Council's favor to develop the city-owned Moffett Gateway property, presenting...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Z, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 7511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City gets to work on new rent control rules

Now that Measure V has passed, Mountain View officials are trying to figure out how to implement a citywide rent-control...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2016 at 10:18 am | 28 comments | 7496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury trial for driver in fatal accident

A criminal case is moving forward against Los Altos resident Glenn Kawaguchi, the driver involved in a 2015 accident that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm | 42 comments | 7492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: new Rengstorff property should be a park

Council members voted against any possibility of redeveloping a lush, 1.22-acre piece of property on Rengstorff Avenue Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by tod ford, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 7491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conflagration consumes classic car

A rare classic car caught fire and burned to a crisp on Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot at the San Antonio shopping center....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 7484 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 7482 Views

MOVIES

Dynasty-scale dining

With more than 200 dishes covering nearly every permutation of meat, seafood, vegetables, rice and noodles, Ming's aims to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by rMxgLaNjRnuQL, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 7477 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 7468 Views
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