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Bike use climbs in Mountain View

Bicycle advocates are buzzing about new census data which shows that bicycling to work is on the rise in Mountain View --...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 21 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 21 comments | 1475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing project helps some, hurts others

The city's below market rate housing program took a strange turn Tuesday night with the approval of an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by tex, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 21 comments | 1492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Kevin Walsh, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:30 am | 21 comments | 1037 Views

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Four residential burglaries in three days

Residential burglaries continue to be a problem in Mountain View, with four burglaries and one attempted break-in over a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 18, 2013 at 7:54 am | 21 comments | 1432 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 10645 Views

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Two new movie theater complexes for MV?

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/09/11/two-new-movie-theater-complexes-for-mv#comments posted...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Robert C, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:16 am | 21 comments | 5176 Views

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City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 9737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 6198 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 15339 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by James Anderson Merritt, on Mar 20, 2014 at 5:42 pm | 21 comments | 2971 Views

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Asbestos drives renters out for good

Three weeks after a botched roofing job caused asbestos contamination and rainwater damage in their homes, several residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Dilbert Fan, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 3986 Views

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Four in custody on hate crime charges

Mountain View police say four people are in custody for hate-fueled attacks after they made racially charged comments and...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 26, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 20 comments | 1831 Views

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Soccer coach appears in court today

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach and community leader arrested on molestation charges, will be transported...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voice Reader, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 1874 Views

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Council members point to $37M in reserves

After a presentation from the city manager last month about the seriousness of the city's budget problems, some council members...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by An involved non resident of Mountain View, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 1964 Views

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Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 2498 Views

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Council paves way for Whisman development

The City Council has unanimously approved zoning for 38 acres of industrial land to be converted to hundreds of housing units...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Frances, on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 2176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 2697 Views

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District considers major bond measure

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on May 7, 2009 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 1927 Views

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The node knows

It's been almost three years since Google installed free WiFi Internet access in Mountain View, and some local Web surfers...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Bo, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 20 comments | 2424 Views
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