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Council seeks to ease downtown parking woes
Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to explore a broad range of strategies aimed at freeing up parking... Last comment on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:59 am | 32 comments

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears
At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that... Last comment 1 hour ago | 27 comments

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"Drumming Camp at WSP"
Rhythm is in your heart, your body and your soul. Rhythm is as natural as your pulse and breath, and it's FUN! In drumming camp at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, we will use our fee and hands to stomp and clap, play drums, tap sticks, shake, sing and make great nourishing rhythmic music together! For more information on this and other camps, and to register: or contact us at 650.209.9400 Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar 4, 2013

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An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?
Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some of the neighborhood's deep-rooted inhabitants. About 200 trees, mostly redwoods, lining Shoreline Boulevard and nearby streets will need to be removed to make way for a slate of road improvements to accommodate the company's growing workforce. Tuesday, 10:23 AM

Building begins on affordable housing
At a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, Mountain View city officials marked the start of construction on a 116-unit affordable housing project located at 779 Evelyn Ave. Tuesday, 10:22 AM

No disguising Costume Bank's role at Halloween
Getting its start from a theater company's donation of its old costumes, the Costume Bank in Los Altos has been in business for over 50 years. Among the thousands of get-ups, many are high quality handmade and vintage costumes, said volunteer Katie Hammerson. Monday, 4:50 PM

Last day to register to vote for Nov. 8 election
Monday is the last day for Bay Area residents and Californians in general to register to vote for the Nov. 8 General Election, according to the California Secretary of State's office.
Monday, 10:31 AM

Guest opinion: Rent stabilization is still rent control
Mountain View voters will be asked in the upcoming election to consider two rent control measures, V and W. Both measures are an attempt to deal with rising rents and their impact on low-income residents.
Sunday, 4:00 PM | 10 comments

Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections
I'm one of the fortunate minority in the city: I own my house. My wife and I moved to Mountain View in 1998 and in the interim period we have managed to pay off our mortgage. In that same period, our townhouse has increased in value by a few multiples of what we bought it for, due to no effort on my part. I am indeed fortunate.
Sunday, 2:19 PM | 13 comments

Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations
A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San Francisco International Airport has released preliminary proposed recommendations. Monday, 1:34 PM | 16 comments

Standoff triggers lockdown in Slater neighborhood
Mountain View police arrested a man last week after he allegedly refused to leave a home on Gladys Avenue, and threatened a resident with what appeared to be a firearm. The standoff lasted more than two hours, and ended after police fired a beanbag round and used a stun gun on the suspect in order to apprehend him outside the home.
Monday, 1:50 PM | 14 comments

Arrest in gang-related stabbing at Rengstorff Park
A 19-year-old Sunnyvale man was arrested on attempted murder charges Thursday in connection to a gang-related stabbing at Rengstorff Park over the Fourth of July weekend, according to Mountain View police. Friday, 10:17 AM

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district
This November, voters in several North County and West Valley cities will decide who will lead the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. Six candidates are vying for three seats on the district's board of trustees, giving voters a rare chance to weigh in on the district's leadership. Friday, 10:06 AM | 4 comments

Moffett Gateway wins council approval
A hotel and office development at a crucial highway juncture received a unanimous round of approvals from the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night, despite some concerns over the project's traffic and environmental impacts.
Thursday, 1:54 PM | 14 comments

Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B
Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build badly needed housing to serve homeless and low-income residents and a half-cent sales-tax increase to fund transportation projects over the next 30 years. Thursday, 11:42 AM | 7 comments

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax
Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation issues throughout Santa Clara County.
Thursday, 7:54 AM | 7 comments

Council seeks to ease downtown parking woes
Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to explore a broad range of strategies aimed at freeing up parking in the downtown area, after city surveys showed that every parking lot in the area is packed to the brim, forcing restaurant patrons to circulate endlessly.
Wednesday, 1:28 PM | 32 comments

Building unity at Foothill College

Measure A backers hope to put dent in housing crisis

Moffett Gateway project heads back to Council

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Los Altos Hills: alleged stalker exchanged gunfire with occupant of home

Editorial endorsement: Measure V is the right choice to protect renters and the community

Election 2016: Mountain View voters face dueling rental measures

Election 2016: Council race finds Mountain View at pivotal juncture

Election 2016: LASD parcel tax measure heads to district voters


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