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City sees spike in auto burglaries

Nearly one in four auto burglaries reported in Mountain View this year occurred in a small, triangle-shaped In-N-Out Burger...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by unintended consequences, on Oct 20, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 8 comments | 3451 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 23 comments | 3564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain work forces Crisanto car campers to leave

One of Mountain View's largest encampments of people living out of their vehicles was shaken up this week after city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 4079 Views

BOOKS

Bay Area forecast: Beach hazards, cooler temps, windy weather

Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 2400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 44 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 3931 Views

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MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground planned for Mountain View

Mountain View could soon be the latest Bay Area city to build an all-inclusive playspace known as a Magical Bridge Playground....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Oct 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 3 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 6264 Views

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Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

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Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Oct 17, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1795 Views

BOOKS

Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

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Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 16, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 986 Views

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Rental committee considers $160 annual fee on all apartments

The cost of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a price tag -- about $160 annually for each apartment in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 15, 2017 at 6:16 am | 40 comments | 6613 Views

BOOKS

Downed power lines lead to apartment fire

Mountain View firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire at a two-story apartment building in the 400 block of Escuela Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Petitions ready for rent adjustment requests

Mountain View's new system for settling the myriad disputes over the cost of apartment rents is now ready for show time....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 14, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 23 comments | 1543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four teens cited for MV car theft

A Mountain View woman's car was stolen and ended up in a Sunnyvale impound lot over the weekend after four teens reportedly...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council paves the way for a San Antonio school

Calling a neighborhood school and park land a top priority in the San Antonio Shopping Center area, Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Some info, on Oct 12, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 17 comments | 3576 Views

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Man arrested for indecent exposure at Landels

A Palo Alto resident was arrested in Mountain View on Saturday after he allegedly exposed himself to a mother and her child...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jails can't help him, on Oct 12, 2017 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2751 Views
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