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Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 862 Views

ELECTIONS

67% Council Pay Increase Will Be On November Ballot

Last night, the Mountain View City Council voted to present a 67% pay increase for itself (from $600 to $1000) to the voters...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by SimpleAnswers, on Apr 25, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 4872 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best of Mountain View 2012

These are the champions, the restaurants, retailers and professionals who answered the call to compete and came out on top....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by member, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 3180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 548 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to ask voters for a raise

City Council members voted Tuesday to trim down a proposed raise in pay for themselves, expressing fear that residents wouldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 11 comments | 2936 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter

An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by mike f, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2939 Views

RESTAURANTS

Notes on Dickey's BBQ (Bailey Park)

No doubt some regular customers know this place better -- I just recently tried it, after seeing it for a long time -- but...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 589 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3900 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8412 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Apr 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to The Almanac?

The link to The Almanac is not working. Is their site down today?...

Original post made by ArEader on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 276 Views

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School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 4158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 1024 Views

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County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 2677 Views

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Gang confrontation leads to three arrests

Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 4360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 6246 Views

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Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police

Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Renter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 3550 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 13220 Views
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