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OTHER ISSUES

Birthday party gone bad

A birthday party on East Middlefield Road turned into a violent melee Saturday, with police forcefully arresting six people....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by final word!, on Oct 30, 2008 at 8:13 pm | 42 comments | 5145 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain faces big service cuts

Faced with a staggering deficit, Caltrain will consider cutting its service significantly in the next 15 months, spokeswoman...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Apr 11, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 42 comments | 3911 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renters pour out woes at housing event

In an event at the Adobe building Monday night, Mountain View residents spoke about their struggles to find housing and afford...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 42 comments | 15197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs North Bayshore plan for offices only

In a meeting Tuesday night, City Council members were compelled to justify their approval of a North Bayshore precise plan...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Dec 4, 2014 at 9:23 am | 42 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Group to Preserve the Historic Grant Road Open Space!

If you have a Facebook, then please join the group dedicated to preserving this century-old extremely historic open space! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59032572947&ref=n...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 30, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 42 comments | 4420 Views

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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 21761 Views

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William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware -- hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 -- caused shock...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:45 am | 42 comments | 8349 Views

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Council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 4940 Views

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Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 13142 Views

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Council: Pay raises needed to attract candidates

Council members said Tuesday said that they spend 30 hours a week doing a job that pays only $600 a month. To attract council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by sceptic, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:18 am | 42 comments | 16395 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for PACT

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected the first principal to run PACT — the popular parent participation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 41 comments | 4097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 41 comments | 10573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 6076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 7483 Views

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Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 7925 Views

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Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 10873 Views

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Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 41 comments | 3515 Views

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80-year-old killed in hit and run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a hit-and-run accident on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 41 comments | 3751 Views

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Morning car crash causes road closure

The northbound lane of Shoreline Boulevard, between Latham and Mercy streets, was closed for about an hour Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 41 comments | 2800 Views
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