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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by Supporter, 9 hours ago | 42 comments | 4928 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Adam, 9 hours ago | 65 comments | 4076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes

At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Drop in the bucket, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves rosy budget for better year

The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 850 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, 11 hours ago | 21 comments | 2241 Views

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MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight

A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 736 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Club Goer, 15 hours ago | 7 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by @steven Nelson , 18 hours ago | 26 comments | 1659 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Me, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 4754 Views

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Guest opinion: Strengthen downtown with innovative Transit Center

In Mountain View we love our downtown. My neighbors, family, and I enjoy walking to Castro Street, where we can select from...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Dothraki Warrior, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 1301 Views

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President Obama arrives in Mountain View

Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by yeahbut, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 2523 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by I didn't say I like it, 21 hours ago | 35 comments | 1320 Views

ELECTIONS

County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too many measures to pass, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Facts Abound, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:19 am | 11 comments | 1044 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by USA, on Jun 22, 2016 at 11:43 pm | 8 comments | 1590 Views

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Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Wizard of Oz, on Jun 22, 2016 at 6:36 am | 3 comments | 1775 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by , on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 787 Views

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Big decisions ahead for Castro Street, El Camino Hospital

In what is certain to be a lively meeting, the City Council on Wednesday night will make a long-awaited decision on how Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by ;), on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 10 comments | 3411 Views

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Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 33 comments | 6051 Views
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