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ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 18168 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Agreed, on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:04 am | 58 comments | 3468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 28, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 57 comments | 9320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 7943 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 19051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 5608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm breaks his silence

A controversial Mountain View man has broken his long silence and is once again speaking out against the city and the county...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 57 comments | 3686 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 20173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis heads back to court

After a brief respite, the battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District is returning to court. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by no dog in this fight, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 56 comments | 3252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 9804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 7505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 5189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new site for Day Worker Center

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Richard Drozek, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 56 comments | 4673 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 8120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:26 am | 56 comments | 4727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 16657 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 14220 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 3687 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by NoTrustInTheVoice, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 55 comments | 3424 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords rattled by specter of rent control

With favorable polling and two separate rent stabilization measures going before voters this November, the possibility that...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not so awesome , on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:39 am | 55 comments | 7114 Views
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