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ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 6961 Views

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Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 15645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: OMVNA election heats up over Minton's project

Because of a controversial apartment development proposal, the normally quiet elections for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by @Special Agent Cert, on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:07 am | 51 comments | 3673 Views

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Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 51 comments | 5294 Views

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are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Consultant, on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 51 comments | 2638 Views

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City rolls out pilot program for unleashed dogs

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by reason, on Jun 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 51 comments | 22487 Views

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Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 8786 Views

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Bike collisions on the rise in Mountain View

The number of bicyclist-related collisions along Mountain View's roadways grew during the first half of 2016, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 51 comments | 6724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 5630 Views

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MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 8100 Views

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Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 65648 Views

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Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 50 comments | 14999 Views

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Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 8626 Views

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City gets first glimpse of $100,000 HSR images

Thanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier....

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 30, 2013 at 10:31 am | 50 comments | 3462 Views

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$120M Rengstorff train crossing nearly shovel-ready

While it seems unlikely to be built anytime soon, a plan for a Rengstorff Avenue under-crossing at the Caltrain tracks was...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by bjd, on Jan 24, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 50 comments | 6464 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 15243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 3485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No end to schools' battle over space

Another court ruling has been handed down in the years-long battle over classroom space between Bullis Charter School and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Apr 3, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 49 comments | 3774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters of Measure G greatly outspending opponents

Supporters of Measure G have raised far more than opponents of the $198 million school bond set to go to a vote in the June...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:09 am | 49 comments | 4219 Views

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Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 2889 Views
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