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Police tech debuts at city tech expo

Residents in Mountain View got a recent peek at some of the new technology the city's police force is using to fight crime,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Nice read, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1756 Views

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City sets new parking rules for Levi's Stadium 49ers games

It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by That Wasn't A Scam?, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 2722 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Non Methane Hydrocarbons, 9 hours ago | 22 comments | 2848 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water-tracking app wins city contest

Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Learn to Read, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 924 Views

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City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center

Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by liz , 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 936 Views

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Pipe-wielding man arrested after injuring two

Two people sustained minor injuries after a man police describe as a transient hit them with a pipe at the Alibi Bar in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Reader, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 1040 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jules, on Aug 26, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 33 comments | 1095 Views

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Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by VTA manipulation example, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:16 am | 40 comments | 3617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to hire new PIO

Communication between the community and the district office has been spotty for the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tamara Wilson , on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1753 Views

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MV fire crew battling Mad River wildfires

Two weeks ago, the Mountain View Fire Department called on its neighbors through a mutual aid program to help extinguish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 26, 2015 at 5:41 am | 2 comments | 2585 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by LASD Operations, on Aug 25, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 56 comments | 3361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Monte Carlo looks to grow the party

Mountain View's Latin nightclub Monte Carlo wants to raise the roof on its city-issued use permit. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 pm | 41 comments | 2762 Views

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One year later, unsolved murder at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

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Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 942 Views

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One year later, unsolved killing at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 2962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 1367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 4726 Views

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McKelvey Park flood basin on the horizon

McKelvey Park is just months away from a complete makeover. The Santa Clara Valley Water District is slated to begin construction...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 2051 Views

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Bend a supervisor's ear at sidewalk office hours

If you're looking to raise questions and concerns about local government while picking up some organic peaches, look no further...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 749 Views
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