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OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 10071 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 11938 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge demand for pricey new apartments in Mountain View

Across the street from the downtown train station Mountain View's first new apartment complex in more than 10 years is luxurious...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 72 comments | 41100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle ends between Bullis, LASD

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 72 comments | 3692 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The little house on Boranda Avenue

City officials say they explored every alternative they could think of before deciding to demolish an elderly woman's home...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by kaliphamolema, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:16 am | 70 comments | 22328 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 26240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can't compete with free eats

A group of restaurant owners north of Highway 101 say they have been watching their customers disappear as Google expands...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:34 am | 70 comments | 120861 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's motto: build, baby, build

In the long-term, City Council members across the board have indicated Mountain View should be able to build its way out...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 70 comments | 4698 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 31583 Views

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Council faces tough decisions on rent control requests

Pressure is mounting to address Mountain View's rising rents, with city officials facing a delicate balancing act as they...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Small Property Owner, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 70 comments | 7608 Views

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Rent control measures go before council next week

The Mountain View City Council next week will consider two rent control ballot measures for the November election. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by "No" knows, on Sep 9, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 70 comments | 3757 Views

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Council OKs plan to allow dogs in parks

City Council members decided to let dogs go off-leash in numerous city parks Tuesday, legalizing something that many residents...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mike Johnson, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 69 comments | 7403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by RitaEstrada, on Sep 29, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 68 comments | 5864 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Dickster, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:52 pm | 68 comments | 4940 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections

I'm one of the fortunate minority in the city: I own my house. My wife and I moved to Mountain View in 1998 and in the interim...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Get Ready! Can You Say the next President is, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 68 comments | 3281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4355 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 24081 Views

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Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Amacher, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments | 5007 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 5807 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower inside a new steeple, but the parents of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 66 comments | 6606 Views
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