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ELECTIONS

Community college parcel tax falling short

With 54 of 271 precincts reporting, it appears that a majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 20 comments | 3723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council slashes Rengstorff condo proposal

The City Council came close to rejecting a proposal for high-density affordable condos at a study session Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 9, 2007 at 11:51 pm | 2 comments | 3721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 3718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3716 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure A to raise City Council pay

After an effort in 2006 to raise City Council pay to $1,500 a month failed by 700 votes, Measure A is another effort to boost...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jan Janes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 3716 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 3713 Views

ELECTIONS

Big war chests discouraged for council candidates

Candidates in this year's City Council election be warned: Go above the voluntary spending limit of $19,000 and many in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by eric, on May 17, 2008 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 3712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landowner wants Rose Market to stay

After a community backlash against plans for 200 apartments at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real, one of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by I work here, on Feb 9, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 3709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 3707 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3705 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 3705 Views

RESTAURANTS

Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 3702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty fruitful years

For 60 years, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals — colorful marigolds, chrysanthemums and petunias...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Kathy Mayeda, on Sep 10, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 3701 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 3701 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 3701 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:47 am | 10 comments | 3699 Views

AROUND TOWN

They'll always have Paris

Looking for small cities that could inspire French "ecotowns" of the future, senior French official Jacques Attali has picked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Nov 14, 2007 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 3698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista teens net $25K in scholarships

Students may enter Alta Vista High School as at-risk youth in danger of dropping out, but that doesn't mean they'll leave...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Teri Jara, on May 28, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 3694 Views
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