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ELECTIONS

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...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by henryinmv, 49 minutes ago | 8 comments | 873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, 52 minutes ago | 5 comments | 698 Views

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How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, 56 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1010 Views

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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...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Scott, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1203 Views

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Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by henryinmv, 9 hours ago | 55 comments | 2608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 1339 Views

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More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Santa Clara County's homeless residents are getting older, as more seniors are unable to afford the region's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 28, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 12 comments | 2293 Views

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Scaled-back bus lanes plan gets lukewarm response

It could be a bumpy ride ahead for transit officials' goal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real, based on the reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Amazing, on Apr 28, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 89 comments | 3297 Views

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Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 2566 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by alex, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 989 Views

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New app tracks city's free shuttles

Catching one of Mountain View's free shuttles just got a little bit easier. Starting last week, the transit program launched...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1082 Views

SPORTS

What's all this racket about pickleball?

The game known as pickleball is getting lots attention in Mountain View lately, both from swelling numbers of new players...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 1224 Views

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Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

When it comes to education, the first five years of a child's life are in many ways the most important. But for most families...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Council: build senior housing on downtown lot

Sensing a ripe opportunity to create more affordable housing downtown, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday gave...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 1764 Views

ELECTIONS

Ala Carte & Art festival this weekend

Mountain View's Ala Carte & Art festival, the annual fair (celebrating its 20th year) featuring two days of live music, the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Are Renters Allowed?, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 752 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council hits impasse in rental resolution

The Mountain View City Council's preferred plan to ameliorate the city's rental crisis was delivered a setback after failing...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1487 Views

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Driver arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according to the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Hmmmmm, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 1472 Views

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Lots of color, many bright smiles at weekend parade

Mountain View's annual Spring Family Parade brought out a crowd of costumed participants and celebrants last Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Thanks Organizers, on Apr 26, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

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Solar plane lands at Moffett after three-day Pacific crossing

A Swiss pilot successfully completed a three-day flight Saturday night from Hawaii to Moffitt Field in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Looking in the wrong place, on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1224 Views
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