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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 2 hours ago | 27 comments

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"Yuri's Night"
The Five Ton Crane is an art installation from Bay Area artists. Attendees at Yuri's Night stand in line to tour the rocketship. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

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Rain expected Thursday in Bay Area
Showers will leave the North Bay this morning, but another storm is due to arrive in the Bay Area on Thursday and possibly over the weekend,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials said this morning. Tuesday, 11:54 AM

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 | 11 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 | 14 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 | 17 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

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Council seeks to ease downtown parking woes

Election 2016: Measure A backers hope to put dent in housing crisis

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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