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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 Sparty, 38 minutes ago | 2 comments | 241 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, 53 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1041 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 Maher, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1233 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 Ron, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 514 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, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 421 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 Keenplanner, 6 hours ago | 111 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 1773 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 | 3536 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 | 80 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 | 1144 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 | 1364 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 | 861 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 | 1447 Views

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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. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 2115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 4541 Views

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Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 2348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 686 Views

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Council should delay North Bayshore action

There seems to be a disagreement stemming from the results of the Nov. 4. City Council election. Was the election of three...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cox , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 177 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 Linda Curtis, on Nov 20, 2014 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2738 Views
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