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AROUND TOWN

High-cost housing creates desperate living conditions

As the cost of living in Mountain View climbs, a city inspector says that in recent years he's found families living in shocking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by LeftMV, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 74 comments | 12613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 8032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle ends between Bullis, LASD

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 72 comments | 2443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 9113 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge demand for pricey new apartments in Mountain View

Across the street from the downtown train station Mountain View's first new apartment complex in more than 10 years is luxurious...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 72 comments | 32979 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The little house on Boranda Avenue

City officials say they explored every alternative they could think of before deciding to demolish an elderly woman's home...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by kaliphamolema, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:16 am | 70 comments | 15238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 24425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can't compete with free eats

A group of restaurant owners north of Highway 101 say they have been watching their customers disappear as Google expands...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:34 am | 70 comments | 114254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 29037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs plan to allow dogs in parks

City Council members decided to let dogs go off-leash in numerous city parks Tuesday, legalizing something that many residents...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mike Johnson, on Jun 25, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 69 comments | 5522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Dickster, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:52 pm | 68 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 13756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 3204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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. 20, 2014
Last comment by Any PRIVATE school, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 67 comments | 4358 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 4333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower inside a new steeple, but the parents of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 66 comments | 4418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by bikes2work, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 66 comments | 23025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District announces Ghysels will step down

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has officially informed the Mountain View Whisman School District board of trustees that he...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by No More of This Please, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 65 comments | 23766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 65 comments | 15940 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another shooting death in Mountain View

A 16-year-old was shot to death on the 100 block of Higdon Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Currently no witnesses...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Get A Clue, on Jun 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 64 comments | 5262 Views
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