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AROUND TOWN

Immigrant House heads to its new home

One of the Mountain View's oldest domiciles, the former farm-laborer cottage known as the Immigrant House, is settling into...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Marty Estrada, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 5206 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Here's how rent stabilization can backfire

The majority of Mountain View City Council members have the insight to not favor rent stabilization measures because of the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 16, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 1182 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Strike over, Superior Court clerks tackle backlog

Santa Clara County Superior Court workers returned to their jobs Monday after an eight-day strike that ended when their...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 16, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County heroin overdoses on the rise

The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms from heroin overdoses has continued to rise as use of the potent...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA to host open house

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will host a free open house on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 960 Views

ELECTIONS

Two new candidates join City Council race

As the candidate filing period closes, it appears that Mountain View voters will have a field of eight candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 16, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 4758 Views

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Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 4897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moffett-based Guardsmen rescue Canadian sailor

Guardsman with a wing of the California Air National Guard based at Moffett Field in Santa Clara County saved the life of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeking spare rooms to house teachers

It's not easy being a public school teacher in the Bay Area. Teachers in local school districts have made it clear, in one...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2016 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 5408 Views

ELECTIONS

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

As the old saw goes, all politics is local – and that's true even when it comes to this week's Democratic National Convention...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ken Kacey Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 8811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales ranking

Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Stierlin Estates

It's not uncommon to see people tending to their gardens or children playing in their front yard in the Stierlin Estates...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike collisions on the rise in Mountain View

The number of bicyclist-related collisions along Mountain View's roadways grew during the first half of 2016, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 51 comments | 6966 Views

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Tech Showcase returns to Mountain View

After a successful first year, Mountain View will be bringing back its Technology Showcase Thursday at the Civic Center Plaza....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 2838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD agrees to share parcel tax with charter school

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to put a $223-per-parcel tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Harm done, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 10, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Lanette, on Aug 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 199 comments | 61118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring bot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3359 Views
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