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ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah D., 54 minutes ago | 77 comments | 3246 Views

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VTA Rapid Transit Misunderstandings Red Vs. Blue

There is a reasonable focus on the building of a virtual wall down the median of El Camino Real in the local VTA Rapid Transit...

Original post made by DavidR on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jay Not, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 294 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, 3 hours ago | 362 comments | 8581 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets an earful from residents over BRT Lanes

The Agenda for the Council meeting last night was primarily focused on the budget and normally does not have a large turnout...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Whoa!, 6 hours ago | 17 comments | 347 Views

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Game-day parking rules to continue downtown

Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by NoSurprise, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 1587 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, 12 hours ago | 51 comments | 10208 Views

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Mountain View is no Ferguson

For the 130 people gathering last week at the Mountain View Senior Center auditorium, there came a moment when you could...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gary, 14 hours ago | 7 comments | 1562 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to review office plans for North Bayshore

It's a dilemma that other city would envy. Mountain View leaders are poised on Tuesday night to pick their favorites among...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by vision, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 1690 Views

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RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lemmings , on May 1, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 4 comments | 193 Views

ELECTIONS

Improve transit without El Camino bus lanes

Mountain View and our surrounding cities need better transit. We need better bus service for those who do not drive cars,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by I agree, on May 1, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views

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The hidden issue of BRT: Our kids are at greater risk

As a resident of Cuesta Park, we walk our kids to Bubb each morning. Nearly every day there is an issue, some minor, some...

Original post made by Angry Voter on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Angry Voter, on May 1, 2015 at 5:07 am | 6 comments | 121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on May 1, 2015 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 1157 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 8451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 1546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

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Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends paid parking pilot program that lost over $100,000

In all the furor over the BRT lanes, the fact that last week, the Council also extended the controversial paid parking program...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Apr 29, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 54 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 3977 Views
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