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City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?
City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable... Last comment 1 hour ago | 9 comments

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing
Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame... Last comment on Nov 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 18 comments

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table
A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose... Last comment 13 hours ago | 112 comments

 
 
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Cuesta Park neighborhood residents and citywide travelers, Barb & Heinz @ Google during their holiday staycation. Submitted by Barbara Bernie on Dec 26, 2011

 
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Air Quality District issues wood-burning ban
Persistent stagnant weather is forcing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a ban on wood burning for the San Francisco Bay Area today.
Wednesday, 10:22 AM | 1 comments

Seven injured in parking lot fight
Police arrested three men following a large brawl in a Mountain View parking lot that involved as many as 14 people and left seven injured. Wednesday, 10:03 AM

Vigil downtown for Michael Brown
A handful of Mountain View residents gathered on the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real for a candlelight vigil for Michael Brown on Tuesday night, holding candles and a sign that read "Black lives matter."
Tuesday, 9:48 PM

City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?
City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable housing in Mountain View. Tuesday, 4:34 PM | 9 comments

Newcomer joins school board after tight race
With all the provisional ballots counted, school board candidate Greg Coladonato can finally claim victory over incumbent Phil Palmer for a seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board. Tuesday, 1:30 PM | 4 comments

Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday
Bay Area residents will be banned from burning firewood and other solid fuels during the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's second Spare the Air alert of the season on Tuesday.
Tuesday, 8:22 AM | 3 comments

Holiday Train coming to MV
Caltrain's annual holiday train will be pulling into Mountain View on Saturday, Dec. 6. Festivities at the station include a performance by the Peninsulaires, an a cappella men's chorus and member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Monday, 1:48 PM | 10 comments

Bullying, depression, disengagement at school
A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have much meaningful participation at school, according to a recent study. Monday, 10:14 AM | 14 comments

MV activists celebrate Obama's immigration reforms
Residents gathered in Mountain View' Civic Center plaza Friday afternoon to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive order as a victory in the ongoing struggle to reform the country's immigration laws. Friday, 4:43 PM | 1 comments

Farewell event for longtime MVLA board member
Judy Hannemann, a 33-year veteran school board member for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, will retire at the tend of the month. To celebrate her more than three decades of service to the district, the board will honor Hannemann in a special event next week at the school board meeting. Friday, 4:15 PM

School board okays Castro school split
The Mountain View Whisman School Board unanimously approved a plan last night that would turn Castro Elementary into two schools, despite an outcry from affected parents at the previous board meeting. Friday, 1:58 PM | 4 comments

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing
Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame duck" City Council on Nov. 25 is set to approve a plan for Google headquarters and the rest of North Bayshore that would allow new offices that could bring as many as 20,000 new jobs, but no new housing. Friday, 10:50 AM | 18 comments

Youth find CHAC services invaluable
Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building, a slate of new programs and will soon have to find a new leader to take the helm as executive director. Friday, 10:49 AM | 2 comments

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. The goal this year is to receive 13,000 turkeys for this Thanksgiving and Second Harvest officials last week said they still need more than 6,500 turkeys. Thursday, 1:02 PM | 2 comments

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real
After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday night -- one that was called a good compromise by various community members. Thursday, 10:53 AM | 17 comments

Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video
Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on YouTube. Thursday, 10:57 AM | 3 comments

Sex offender sweep leads to one (unrelated) arrest
Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance with registration requirements. Wednesday, 1:53 PM | 2 comments

Milk Pail Market saved?
After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has announced a new arrangement to save the popular market from closing when its parking agreement expires.
Wednesday, 1:44 PM | 14 comments

SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes in the Nov. 4 election in the county, which was the last of nine Bay Area counties to provide a total count for the public.
Tuesday, 10:29 PM | 4 comments

Holiday giving: How you can help
A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on donations and volunteers from the community to make it all possible. You can make a difference by contributing to the following programs. Tuesday, 1:56 PM | 1 comments

Crime brief: fleeing police
A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared to be intoxicated and ran when confronted by an officer. Tuesday, 1:45 PM | 2 comments

Plan for dedicated bus lanes back on the table

Pleasing stocking stuffers can be found for all

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

Postal workers protest service cuts, closures

Los Altos investment manager indicted for fraud

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Teen center debuts in Mountain View

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Superintendent Goldman to resign

 

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