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Google set to launch Hangar One cleanup

Now in control of the Moffett Federal Airfield, local tech giant Google is set to begin a pilot program to rehabilitate and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Dec 19, 2015 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 5452 Views

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All about man's best friend

Students at Mistral Elementary's Beyond The Bell after-school program got a surprise visitor last week, when Rubi, the 6-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by maher, on Dec 19, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 3198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike accidents spike by 480 percent

Bike and pedestrian accidents soared in the city of Mountain View this summer including several injury accidents reported...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Bike Messenger, on Dec 18, 2015 at 11:47 pm | 54 comments | 2472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County moves closer to opening youth inpatient psych unit

After about six months of staff research and gathering of community input on the utter lack of inpatient psychiatric beds...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dana Bunnett, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 4838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown hotel developers to unveil proposals Monday night

On Monday, rival development firms for the first time will present plans for how they would transform a pair of downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by downtown neighbor, on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:40 pm | 7 comments | 2995 Views

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Split board votes to open Slater Elementary

Ending a years-long effort by families in the Whisman and Slater area lobbying for a neighborhood school, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 33 comments | 4017 Views

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Rent Watch

Project Sentinel answers a question about allowing tenants to have a dog without asking. Project Sentinel provides landlord-tenant...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Landlord view, on Dec 16, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 5401 Views

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New members for city commissions

The Mountain View City Council last week picked two new members for the Environmental Planning Commission, the advisory body...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by @OldMV, on Dec 15, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 4534 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford, Menlo Park hospitals penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 15, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

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Housing crisis keeps CSA busy

While city officials grapple with the ever-increasing cost of living that is driving out many long-term residents, Community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 6308 Views

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Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 5090 Views

SPORTS

It's a real kick

Mountain View's Black Rebels scored a 2-1 win over the Outlaws in the AYSO area 2A end-of-season tournament on Dec. 6. Pictured,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sports?, on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

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San Jose Proves BRT Can Be as Wasteful as Light Rail

BRT projects have become contentious in Santa Clara, with the East San Jose project running into delays at the same time...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Not one dime for VTA, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 12 comments | 634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Emerill, on Dec 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 6846 Views

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New shelter from the storms

Dozens of homeless people lined up outside of the North County's new cold weather shelter Monday night, seeking a meal and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by @Math, on Dec 13, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 3544 Views

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Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 4264 Views

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A quantum leap for Silicon Valley?

For years now, the star at the NASA Ames Supercomputing center has been Pleiades, a sprawling mega-computer that fills the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 3315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1955 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 884 Views

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For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2602 Views
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