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OTHER ISSUES

New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes to how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, 11 minutes ago | 2 comments | 51 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two sides of North Bayshore housing debate

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, 41 minutes ago | 9 comments | 203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by A talking cat, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 85 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Precise Plan Survey

Tomorrow night, the City Council will be conducting a Study Session for the El Camino Precise Plan. I am collecting feedback...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 23 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 105 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD Trustee Race, interesting lawn sign combos.

There are interesting trends in the LASD race, I think that voting may be quite different this time. Lawn signs are popping...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Trace, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by CApuppet, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 2309 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidate Forum Links

Here is the link to watch the candidate forum at Microsoft on August 27th as well as the forum on September 2nd. KMVT...

Original post made by KMVT 15 on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Questionable Coverage, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Steve, 2 hours ago | 28 comments | 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Jim Neal, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 1153 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents rally around teacher pay issue

Parents rallied behind Mountain View Whisman School District teachers last night at an informal meeting to discuss the recent,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 1260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crime briefs: Walmart arrests, cocaine sales and laptop theft

Three are arrested outside Walmart, concert-goers arrested on cocaine possession charges and detectives track down suspects...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by USA, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 694 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, 20 hours ago | 29 comments | 3104 Views

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City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 20 hours ago | 18 comments | 2041 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police seek military gear

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by reader, on Sep 20, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 9 comments | 1420 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 13949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2014 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 3849 Views

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Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 2760 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 101 Views

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Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 3819 Views
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