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OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs North Bayshore plan for offices only

In a meeting Tuesday night, City Council members were compelled to justify their approval of a North Bayshore precise plan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Grocery, 7 minutes ago | 28 comments | 387 Views

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Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing in North Bayshore May Already Be a Dead Issue!!!

Prior to the decision, several residents spoke out in favor and against passage. There were also two union representative...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Kath, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 141 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jesse Is Back, 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 1959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 277 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomer joins school board after tight race

With all the provisional ballots counted, school board candidate Greg Coladonato can finally claim victory over incumbent...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rajan, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 1223 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. SSosnow, on Nov 27, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 527 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Nov 27, 2014 at 7:57 am | 115 comments | 4908 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 26, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 955 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by 5ytgg, on Nov 26, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 15 comments | 1951 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Latinos it Figures, on Nov 26, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Nov 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 1498 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 818 Views

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'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...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A resident of THIS community., on Nov 24, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 18 comments | 2231 Views

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Milk Pail Market saved?

After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 23, 2014 at 8:07 am | 14 comments | 3807 Views

ELECTIONS

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...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bus-Only Lanes Coming, on Nov 23, 2014 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 124 Views

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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 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Will bliss , on Nov 23, 2014 at 1:54 am | 3 comments | 1466 Views

BOOKS

MV activists celebrate Obama's immigration reforms

Residents gathered in Mountain View' Civic Center plaza Friday afternoon to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Whata Rotten Shame, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

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Youth find CHAC services invaluable

Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mauricio Zuniga, on Nov 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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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...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by no transparency!, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1750 Views
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