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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another stab at drawing new school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District kicked off a new effort to change attendance boundaries, marking the second attempt...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tim, 0 hours ago | 11 comments | 1744 Views

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Traffic could put limits on North Bayshore housing plans

Aspirational plans by Mountain View City Council members to allow up to 10,000 new housing units in North Bayshore may hit...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Trying to get from A to B, 3 minutes ago | 5 comments | 622 Views

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We're about to have an RPP program worse than PA, if that's even possible.

Meanwhile, while Props V&W are keeping most residents distracted prior to the election, city council will quietly approve...

Original post made by Shenannigans on Sep. 29, 2016
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El Camino Hospital names interim CEO

After more than an hour and a half in closed session Tuesday night, El Camino Hospital board members voted 7-0 to select...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by reader, 8 minutes ago | 1 comment | 338 Views

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Self-driving car struck by red-light runner

One of Google's self-driving cars was involved in a collision Friday after a driver ran a red light, slamming into the autonomous...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by Darin, 24 minutes ago | 20 comments | 3965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council opts to leave holes in Measure W

In a setback for Measure W, the Mountain View City Council's alternative to rent-control, council members voted narrowly...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by A Supporter of Measure W, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 1500 Views

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First rain of the season forecast for Sunday

Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by 20%, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 377 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Carbon-cutting plan approved by council

The Mountain View City Council approved a list of new actions to curb greenhouse gases, with the goal of eventually reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by I_Got_mine, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 984 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control opponents collect $520K to fight measures

With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by I_Got_mine, 23 hours ago | 16 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bicyclist suffers serious injuries in collision with city shuttle

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Friday afternoon after he collided with a Mountain View Community...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 28, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 29 comments | 964 Views

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Tuesday: Council to revise tenant relocation ordinance

On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is poised to strengthen the city's tenant relocation ordinance, a policy...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 27, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

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Heat breaks temperature record at Moffett Field

Clear skies and westerly winds brought record-breaking heat to two Bay Area locations today, according to official data from...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 1585 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation dominate candidates' forum

In a candidate forum held on Wednesday afternoon, eight hopefuls competing for a Mountain View City Council seats were largely...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Sep 26, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 12 comments | 2849 Views

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Long nights of homework are history

Teachers at both of Mountain View's high schools are looking at ways to cut back on homework assignments, following a new...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 3509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Exiting hospital CEO gets $224K bonus

The El Camino Hospital board of directors agreed last week to give hospital President and CEO Tomi Ryba nearly a quarter-million...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mr Right , on Sep 26, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 1402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves 144-unit apartment project on Ortega Avenue

Despite quarrels over parking and student safety, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night gave unanimous approval...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Sep 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 13 comments | 2596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposal to expand public access to Peninsula watershed draws opposition

A proposal to further open to the public a large tract of Peninsula open space controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leave no Tracey, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:29 am | 8 comments | 1172 Views

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To Ben Dodson re: bold action needed to address traffic woes guest opinion

It's a wonderful suggestion that you have. You suggested a pilot program for autonomous vehicle car sharing to run within...

Original post made by Beverly on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 89 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council hopefuls head to Google for Wednesday forum

Eight candidates vying for a seat on the Mountain View City Council will get another chance to square off at a political...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 9 comments | 2720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos man ID'd as driver in fatal crash

A driver killed in a car crash off of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos on Monday afternoon was identified by police today...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by gordonscheler@gmail.com, on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 15 comments | 7558 Views
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