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Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by moreoversight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 3932 Views

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City mediation program starts

A new, beefed-up mediation program meant to help alleviate the Mountain View's rental crisis will take full effect starting...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Your Back Again!, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:15 am | 11 comments | 2127 Views

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Driver injured in crash into building

The driver of a delivery truck was taken to a nearby hospital this morning after he reportedly crashed his vehicle into a...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 8, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views

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Election results: Voters approve measures A, AA

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters and the California Secretary of State are reporting the following ongoing results...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 11 comments | 2577 Views

ELECTIONS

Election results: Local measures and races

The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters and the California Secretary of State are reporting the following ongoing results...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by new Veneer convert, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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VTA board OK new sales tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 19 comments | 1989 Views

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BookBuyers' new Gilroy home

After being priced out of town, Mountain View's much-loved used bookstore, BookBuyers, is going down a similar path to many...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 6 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's new committees met in secrecy

Anyone interested in how the Mountain View Whisman School District might change school boundaries or improve teaching methods...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MVWSD parent, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 20 comments | 3040 Views

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Diving into ocean exploration

The Exploration Vessel (EV) Nautilus has been pacing up and down the waters of the Pacific Northwest for the past month,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by ex-Hooli person, on Jun 8, 2016 at 1:54 am | 1 comment | 2477 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Vicki Veenker for Assembly

While the eight California Assembly District 24 candidates would each bring unique qualities and experience to the job, we...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by No skill, on Jun 7, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 4 comments | 2303 Views

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Suspect who stole $1,000 in gift cards sought

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who fraudulently purchased $1,000 in gift cards from three local...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by ORR, on Jun 7, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 2181 Views

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Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 38 comments | 2474 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Old timer , on Jun 7, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 13 comments | 12552 Views

ELECTIONS

Labor groups boost Berman, Veenker in state Assembly bids

With the primary election fast approaching, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman and patent attorney Vicky Veenker are getting...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jun 7, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 11 comments | 1238 Views

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Council OKs stricter campaign finance rules

The Mountain View City Council approved a slate of new campaign-finance rules meant to clamp down on shadowy groups seeking...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 12 comments | 2354 Views

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One injured in bicyclist hit-and-run

Police tracked down and arrested a hit-and-run suspect over the weekend after he allegedly struck a bicyclist on Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2085 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:56 am | 19 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board member to lead Monta Loma

Teacher and former Mountain View Whisman school board member Gloria Higgins will be the new principal of Monta Loma. Higgins,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by J, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1814 Views

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Google's clean-up plan for Hangar One to get a test run

Roughly one year after taking control of Moffett Federal Airfield, Google is set to start testing methods of purging toxic...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Jun 4, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views
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