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City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by John, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:13 am | 25 comments | 6332 Views

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Monte Carlo looks to grow the party

Mountain View's Latin nightclub Monte Carlo wants to raise the roof on its city-issued use permit. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by EZ E, on Jul 10, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 43 comments | 4301 Views

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Highway 101 to get two carpool lanes

Work has begun to create double carpool lanes on the 3.2-mile stretch of Highway 101 between Highway 85 in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2016 at 9:08 am | 13 comments | 3998 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2476 Views

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Turner-trial judge criticized for bias in assault case

Another local sexual-assault case has become the latest battleground in the continued debate over whether the judge who presided...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Jul 8, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenant advocates submit rent-control measure

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

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 8, 2016 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 2774 Views

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Retired judges address efforts to remove Brock Turner judge in letter

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Jul 8, 2016 at 1:55 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 3042 Views

ELECTIONS

Mayor pitches plan for alternate rent control measure

In a challenge to Mountain View's citizen-backed initiative to curb rising rents, city officials could draft a second ballot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Jefferson, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 18 comments | 4400 Views

ELECTIONS

Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @John, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:29 am | 25 comments | 2788 Views

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Supervisors allot $3 million to North County shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of North County's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by The homeless are part of our communties, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 2498 Views

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Oakland man arrested in Google arson cases

Federal and local law enforcement officials have arrested an Oakland man for allegedly committing a string of recent arson...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by AC, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:30 am | 6 comments | 3135 Views

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Council approves big new office park in North Bayshore

Roughly one year ago, Mountain View's City Council dealt Google a surprise setback by giving the tech giant only one-seventh...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by Increase housing prices, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 3728 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 34 comments | 2457 Views

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Fun on the Fourth of July

Celebrate the Declaration of Independence on Monday, July 4, with feasting, fireworks, parades and more. How will you spend...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by @SanJoseOrShoreline, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 4177 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Sylvan Park home

One person was sent to the hospital after a two-alarm fire burned through the garage of a home in the Sylvan Park neighborhood...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SteveD, on Jul 3, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 2838 Views

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Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by San Jose, on Jul 3, 2016 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 2019 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 14 comments | 5199 Views

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by MVLA, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 2148 Views

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Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Owned in Mtn. View for 30 years., on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 34 comments | 6587 Views
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