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Guest Opinion: State Attorney General TKO's MV’s Residential Parking Permit plan.

What was the council thinking when they approved the first reading of the RPP program ordinance 6-1 when it had been surprisingly...

Original post made by CouncilFloodsOMVwithPermits on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Carefulwhatyouaskfor, on Oct 15, 2016 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 244 Views

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Opposition mailer draws backlash from rent-control groups

Bay Area rent-control supporters are submitting a formal complaint against the California Apartment Association for what...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Poor landlords!, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 2281 Views

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Traffic could put limits on North Bayshore housing plans

Aspirational plans by Mountain View City Council members to allow up to 10,000 new housing units in North Bayshore may hit...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Oct 14, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 350 Views

ELECTIONS

Resident suing to take rent control measure off ballot

A Mountain View resident is suing the city to remove a City Council-backed rent control measure from the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 55 comments | 9375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel Tax Election, MVWSD and also GG

MVWSD Agenda Item materials, distributed to Board PARCEL TAX ELECTION, MVWSD, Trustee Nelson, Oct 6 Board Meeting memo Per-square-foot...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Oct. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 150 Views

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Guest opinion: Displacement of city's residents an epidemic in our midst

What do you call a mass displacement of longtime residents forced out of their community? An exodus? A social tragedy? An...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 11 comments | 802 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves $200K for new homeless programs

Following months of studying the growing number of people living in their cars, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by local, on Oct 12, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 21 comments | 3981 Views

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Major fixes needed for high school buildings

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools may look radically different in the coming years as the Mountain View-Los Altos...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cognitive Dissonance, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 4 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by BigD, on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suspicious item on Foothill campus found to be harmless

An administration building at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills was briefly evacuated today because of a suspicious item...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by FoothillCC, on Oct 12, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1232 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police investigating suspicious item on Foothill College campus

Police are investigating a suspicious item found in a Foothill College bathroom in Los Altos Hills this afternoon, a school...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by update, on Oct 12, 2016 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three MVHS teens arrested over social media threats

Police arrested three Mountain View High School students Monday after they allegedly made threats against students and staff...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by DMarcotte, on Oct 12, 2016 at 8:36 am | 18 comments | 6049 Views

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****SECOND LARGEST RENT DECREASE IN US - SAN JOSE METRO AREA AT -12%****

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Original post made by lenny on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by In the End, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:38 am | 21 comments | 553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wong takes big lead in Foothill-De Anza fundraising

Cupertino City Councilman Gilbert Wong has raised the most cash out of the six candidates vying for a seat on Foothill-De...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Sarcasm, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

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Lopsided campaign spending for LASD parcel tax

Campaign spending on Measure GG, a $223 parcel tax on property owners within the Los Altos School District, shows that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Fair School Taxes, on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 13 comments | 1854 Views

RESTAURANTS

Korean classics

If your knowledge of Korean food starts and ends at kimchi, then Song Pa in Mountain View offers an easy introduction; if...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 11, 2016 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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Bay Area rain predicted for Thursday, Friday

Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting rain toward the end of the week in the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Abigail , on Oct 11, 2016 at 8:31 am | 7 comments | 1585 Views

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Two concert-goers arrested at Shoreline

Police arrested two people on battery charges after both allegedly attacked concert-goers and Shoreline Amphitheatre staff...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Public Online Resource, on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school boards weigh in on state measures

As the November election approaches, schools district officials in Mountain View have started to throw their support behind...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2016 at 9:14 am | 6 comments | 2312 Views

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Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 6664 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,103 views