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City launches war on silent killer of redwoods

Mountain View City Council members finally approved a $3 million project last week that may save redwood trees in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joel B, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 1630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools could add a story under new proposals

Mountain View Whisman schools could grow vertically to accommodate increasing enrollment, if initial designs presented to...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by MW, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 7 comments | 1629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 1629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Advocates for Palo Alto shelter make last minute plea to keep MV's business

Tonight the City Council will vote on whether to join the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. A group of Palo Altans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 12 comments | 1629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 1629 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown calls for focus on climate change

Gov. Jerry Brown today urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 11 comments | 1629 Views

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Housing report: City is 'jobs rich'

Every seven years, Mountain View residents have a chance to significantly change the direction of the city's housing policies,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 26, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 1628 Views

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Judge rules Carbajal can stand trial

A judge ruled Friday at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court that there is enough evidence for Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by AreYouKidding?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

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Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1628 Views

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396-percent increase in marijuana-related arrests

Time for police to get educated on medical marijuana. Stop wasting unnecessary tax dollars on medical marijuana patients...

Original post made by Lou Anne on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 7, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1627 Views

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Los Altos preschool finds new home

The generations-old Los Altos Parent Preschool will not be shutting its doors this June, as many feared. Instead, the pre-kindergarten...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Feb 10, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Summer months treacherous for teen drivers

For parents of teens with freshly minted drivers licenses, the good news is that the Fourth of July has passed. The bad news...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by RJ, on Jul 24, 2013 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 1627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want to sound off about the city? There's an app for that.

Mountain View residents can voice their questions and concerns about the city at any time and from anywhere, now that the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1626 Views

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Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 1626 Views

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TONIGHT: Green bond back on MVLA agenda

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district board will hear a presentation on the details of a proposed "green...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by george, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

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Mountain View's top 10 stories of 2009

Like most California communities, Mountain View felt the pain when the nation's and the state's economies fell apart in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 2, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

ELECTIONS

It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned mother, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train kills 52-year-old man near Mary Avenue

A northbound Caltrain vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian in Sunnyvale tonight, an agency spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Ash, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1625 Views
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