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Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 9500 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes new technology for downtown parking

As the number of cars being parked downtown reaches unprecedented levels, on Tuesday, City Council members considered the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by DC, on May 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 6094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 3830 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 3706 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 6343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Game-day parking rules to continue downtown

Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 16 comments | 3513 Views

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Podcar proponents tout futuristic transit vision

Mass transit is ripe for a revolution, but a new wave of speedy and specialized systems to move people still faces high hurdles...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 4757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic deaths, injuries topped the news in 2015

The Mountain View Police Department faced a tough year in 2015, after six traffic fatalities and a sharp increase in bike...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Jan 5, 2016 at 8:07 pm | 16 comments | 3160 Views

AROUND TOWN

City settles with injured cyclist

Mountain View officials on Tuesday announced they are signing off on a $55,000 settlement deal with a cyclist who in 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by David, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:53 am | 16 comments | 2852 Views

AROUND TOWN

New urgent care clinic aims to cure long waits

A new health care clinic designed to give people an alternative to hours-long waits in the emergency room moved into Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 4790 Views

AROUND TOWN

McAlister seeks another spin on council

John McAlister likes to harken back to how things were 50 years ago -- a time when orchards still dotted the roadside, Highway...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 20, 2016 at 11:29 am | 16 comments | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable on Mountain View's metamorphosis

On Wednesday, May 18, a panel of experts will convene for a public discussion on the many changes affecting Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SP Phil, on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 3133 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 4963 Views

ELECTIONS

Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 4134 Views

ELECTIONS

Historic home may be razed for office building

City Council members put the fate of a historic downtown home into the hands of developer Roger Burnell on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 3149 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by BvP, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 7610 Views

ELECTIONS

NEC finances "toilet water" attack ad in Water District race

While the Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to independently spend money on mailers in the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 16 comments | 6435 Views

ELECTIONS

City on the spot to discuss rental crisis

With no easy answers on the table, the Mountain View City Council will discuss on Monday how to respond to a hot rental market...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by find better solutions, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 4167 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council endorses Bay restoration tax

The Mountain View City Council voted last week to endorse Measure AA, a proposed parcel tax designed to clean up the San...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 16, 2016 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will high-intensity math pay off?

Mountain View Whisman's four-week math intervention program, held at Foothill College throughout July, is showing encouraging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 15 comments | 4009 Views
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