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City sniffs out food-composting program
Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program... Last comment 1 hour ago | 14 comments

Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK
Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company... Last comment 3 hours ago | 36 comments

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval
In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to... Last comment 2 hours ago | 37 comments

 
 
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Google Fiber gets a green light
Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown, part of an unanimously approved deal signed by the City Council on Tuesday. Wednesday, 2:23 PM | 6 comments

City sniffs out food-composting program
Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program designed to shrink the trash pile sent to landfills. Wednesday, 12:05 PM | 14 comments

Los Altos Hills man arrested on charges of molesting boy, possessing child porn
A 54-year-old man accused of molesting a boy for about eight years was arrested in Los Altos Hills last week, a Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman said today.
Wednesday, 11:58 AM | 3 comments

May Day march rallies crowd for political action
A crowd of local immigration-rights activists held a May Day march through Mountain View Sunday to underscore the oft-ignored problems impacting an estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the United States.
Tuesday, 1:26 PM

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View
In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View and Los Altos on Sunday to pick delegates to go the party's national convention in Philadelphia.
Monday, 1:47 PM | 8 comments

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race
Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the state Assembly, more than any of his seven competitors, campaign-finance documents show. But Vicki Veenker isn't far behind. Monday, 3:29 PM | 2 comments

Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at state journalism competition
The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest on Saturday, April 30, in San Francisco.
Monday, 11:15 AM | 2 comments

Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing
Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike Share. Sunday, 2:45 PM | 9 comments

Two arrested in Los Altos drug bust
Two people were arrested on Thursday after a search warrant uncovered illicit drugs and a firearm inside a Los Altos home. Monday, 11:16 AM

Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK
Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company will present plans to the City Council on Tuesday for how its Google Fiber service could be installed throughout Mountain View. Friday, 1:49 PM | 36 comments

Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View
It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000 titles. Falling behind on its rent, the business announced in recent days that it needed to shutter its Castro Street shop in the hope that it could reopen in a cheaper location. Friday, 12:47 PM | 4 comments

A turbulent trip for LAHS singers

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

 

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