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AROUND TOWN

What do you call a resident of Mountain View?

I appreciate that this forum is importantly focused on some serious issues relative to life in Mountain View and in appreciation...

Original post made by Jack Deaton on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 36 comments | 3286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View High Speed Rail stop an official possibility

In response to requests from the community and the Mountain View City Council, the California High Speed Rail Authority has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by J Cierra, on Oct 7, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 36 comments | 2365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Dec 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 36 comments | 3934 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama praises Mountain View while greeting mayor

Before president Obama's town hall meeting in Mountain View on Monday, Mayor Jac Siegel said Obama had some flattering words...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 36 comments | 3093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 1544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 3202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 4171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 9339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space shuttle passes over Mountain View

A massive crowd gathered on the tarmac at Moffett Federal Airfield Friday morning to watch the historic last flight of space...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Oct 7, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 36 comments | 3201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen hit by car on South Shoreline

A young man was hit by a car early this morning in Mountain View, suffering non-life threatening injuries, according to police....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Mar 6, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 36 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 16407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 5329 Views

AROUND TOWN

More downtown retail space to be lost to office

In a meeting Wednesday evening, the city's zoning administrator is set to approve an office developer's request to use a...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 36 comments | 6688 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by recycled, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 36 comments | 4029 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 4650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 35 comments | 7610 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Council bets on high density rentals

In the end, fears of traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade did nothing to scare the City...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by no one listening, on May 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 2842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community -- and with help of a variety of local organizations -- a group of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by R Drozek, on Oct 26, 2011 at 8:35 am | 35 comments | 2157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors unhappy with roof-top patio added to Minton's project

After the City Council approved the project, a roof-top patio was added to the 200 luxury apartments under construction near...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 35 comments | 3003 Views
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