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El Camino Hospital to build new $50 million mental health facility

Plans are well underway to build a new, $50 million behavioral health services facility at El Camino Hospital in Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 4452 Views

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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 | 570 Views

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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 25, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 7745 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 | 263 Views

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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 | 3740 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 | 2973 Views

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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 | 325 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 | 2665 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 | 2656 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Don't talk to yourself, on Apr 24, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 43 comments | 637 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. 368 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 | 3056 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 | 3060 Views

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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 | 7546 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 | 229 Views

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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. 140 Views

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Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 8217 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 | 3729 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 | 733 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 | 2282 Views
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