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Record heat at Moffett Field on Sunday

High temperatures in nine San Francisco Bay Area locations were new records for Sunday's date, including at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Uhg!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Fighting floods begins now with stream maintenance

Every summer since 2001, the Santa Clara Valley Water District has undertaken a five-month-long effort to maintain and improve...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by dot dot dot, on Jun 19, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested over parking space dispute

Police arrested a 25-year-old Mountain View man last week after he allegedly punched two men for taking a parking spot he...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by See? SEE?!?!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 7:06 am | 9 comments | 2077 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control committee preps for a flood of landlord petitions

Mountain View inched a little bit closer to establishing its new rent-control program and deciding how to settle the myriad...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:26 am | 14 comments | 1989 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by clay, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 am | 14 comments | 4452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

As Mountain View's City Council approaches a final decision on whether to allow nearly 10,000 new homes to be built in North...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 17, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 724 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Books Inc moving to new Castro St. home

Mountain View's landmark bookstore, Books Inc., is planning to leave its downtown location of 15 years But it won't be going...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Jun 17, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 19 comments | 9226 Views

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NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

For a programmer, this is a challenge equivalent to climbing Mount Everest. Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by , on Jun 17, 2017 at 12:39 am | 2 comments | 506 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Consider more land options for new school site

Since the passage of the Los Altos School District's Measure N, 31 months ago, our school board has focused exclusively on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Back to the Future(s), on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:26 am | 3 comments | 578 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SummerWinds nursery closing due to high rent

Mountain View is losing its SummerWinds Nursery. Palo Alto will become one of three remaining Bay Area locations after the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:49 am | 27 comments | 3947 Views

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Affordable housing for vets breaks ground

On Monday, Mountain View dignitaries gathered for a groundbreaking for the $33 million Eagle Park Apartments at 1701 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jun 15, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments | 2573 Views

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Los Gatos woman arrested in punching attack

A Los Gatos woman was arrested last week on battery charges after she allegedly attacked a woman without provocation, repeatedly...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sad, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 4751 Views

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Money down the drain

A Mountain View resident is lobbying for a refund after learning the city had been double-charging her sewer bill for the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Jun 15, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 25 comments | 3230 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cuesta Park

Named after the lush park that anchors the neighborhood, Cuesta Park is a mix of single-family homes and apartments facing...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Mayberry, on Jun 15, 2017 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 960 Views

AROUND TOWN

All-clear given at courthouse, clinic following bomb threat

About 60 people were evacuated from two buildings on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat at the Palo Alto Courthouse, a Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Council weighs moving or tearing down Chez TJ, Tied House buildings

On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is set to discuss what to do with two historic Villa Street restaurants...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by ZDee, on Jun 14, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 24 comments | 4337 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council mulls new transit system

Plans for a new transit system to link Mountain View's North Bayshore to downtown received a fresh look by city officials...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by WTF?, on Jun 14, 2017 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 2584 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rogue drone causes downtown power outage

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who crashed a drone into a high-voltage wire last night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Night walking hippie, on Jun 14, 2017 at 8:55 am | 19 comments | 4895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The philanthropist pauper

After living on the streets of Mountain View for 35 years, on his deathbed Edward Hamm devoted his life savings to creating...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 6731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school's engineering pioneer retires

Phil Wiechec, the Mountain View High School teacher responsible for creating and teaching the school's tech-centric engineering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Steven Grubb, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views
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