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Google partners with NASA to develop unmanned aircraft

Is it a bird, a plane, a UFO? According to a new agreement between Google and NASA, unmanned flying objects of all sorts...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jo, on Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 3466 Views

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City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 5243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View 'fogged' for mosquitoes carrying virus

Areas of Mountain View were sprayed on Aug. 19 with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Heathy Alter.ativesToPesticides.com, on Sep 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 3789 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 4612 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by C+ , on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1567 Views

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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by beachmaster, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 26 comments | 31897 Views

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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 5633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA shows strides in closing achievement gap

Test scores and grades are improving across the board for minority students, according to a report from the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Julie Stone Lopez, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lara, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 20 comments | 20747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child abuse alleged against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1990 Views

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Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 3945 Views

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NASA Ames to open campus to public

As it celebrates its 75th year, NASA Ames Research Center is holding a rare open house event on Saturday, Oct. 18, allowing...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 4390 Views

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Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Sep 5, 2014 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2039 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 6094 Views

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Crime briefs: Walmart theft, McDonald's disturbance and woman groped

A man with prior conviction gets caught stealing again, a disturbance at McDonald's ends in an arrest, and a woman at the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
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Tonight: council candidate forum on housing and transportation

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by greedy-growth-MV, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 3615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cupertino Gossip, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 1679 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by recycled, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 36 comments | 3970 Views

ELECTIONS

Council Race: Keep This Under Your Hat!!!

This year's Council race appears to be marked by a deafening silence. Outside of one Candidate, the media does not appear...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 3, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 171 Views

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A stitch in time at the library

Amid the books and computers at the Mountain View library, the quiet hum of sewing machines can be heard on Saturday mornings,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 3, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views
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