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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street
In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2... Last comment 3 hours ago | 71 comments

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure
A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of... Last comment on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments

Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots
It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101.... Last comment 3 hours ago | 43 comments

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"Huff Ball Board Mural"
Huff Elementary's ball board was painted by Huff 4th grader Mandy Lai. Submitted by Huff Community on Aug 31, 2012

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City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans
Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members approved major construction plans on the El Camino Hospital campus Wednesday night. Saturday, 4:12 PM | 4 comments

Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges
Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered in glass fragments.
Friday, 4:08 PM

Obama to entrepreneurs: 'You are the bridge'
On one of the most tumultuous days for world markets and amid news that the United Kingdom will exit the European Union, President Barack Obama delivered a message of hope and unity on Friday at the 2016 White House Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is being held at Stanford University.
Friday, 4:50 PM

MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight
A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff Park. Friday, 12:21 PM | 4 comments

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes
At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals for 67 below-market-rate apartments and pledged a $7 million check to help build them.
Friday, 11:24 AM

President Obama arrives in Mountain View
Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain View in anticipation of an international business summit. Friday, 1:12 PM | 3 comments

City Council backs plan to close Castro Street
In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2 vote, backed plans to close Castro Street to car traffic at the Caltrain crossing. Thursday, 1:57 PM | 71 comments

City Council approves rosy budget for better year
The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy on utility-rate hikes and some pet projects for discretionary spending. Thursday, 12:25 PM | 4 comments

Three arrested in downtown brawl
Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Thursday, 12:19 PM | 7 comments

County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot
In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved placing a $950 million affordable housing bond measure on the November ballot. Thursday, 11:07 AM | 1 comments

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sex-assault crimes
In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend in jail after sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman on campus last year, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of probation and make years in prison mandatory for anyone convicted of the same crime. Wednesday, 1:26 PM | 1 comments

School board approves big superintendent pay raise
In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's pay by 10 percent following his first year on the job. The increase raises the salary to the level advertised by the district last year when it was seeking a superintendent. Wednesday, 11:14 AM | 26 comments

LASD continues to pursue new school site
The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school site on El Camino Real, turning down the opportunity to focus on building a school on an existing campus in favor of land acquisition plans. Wednesday, 7:25 AM | 11 comments

LASD school board member steps down early

Meeting tonight: Big decisions ahead for Castro Street, El Camino Hospital

Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Pair arrested for alleged mail theft after crashing car in Mountain View

Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

New school makes it into the budget after all

Construction boom brings problems for city's projects

County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

City lifts emergency drought rules


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