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OTHER ISSUES

City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 5422 Views

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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 5890 Views

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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 46057 Views

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Acrimonious meeting reveals traffic woes

Following two collisions that killed pedestrians on California Street this year, the Shoreline West Association of Neighbors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Safe Driver, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:25 am | 54 comments | 3953 Views

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Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 7426 Views

ELECTIONS

Council shies away from rent regulation

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by LoveMV, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 5630 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North Bayshore plan draws critique over housing

Former city manager Bruce Liedstrand spent much of the 1980s running the city of Mountain View, when the downtown was being...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pro-Growther in N. Shoreline, on Aug 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 53 comments | 28520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs San Antonio center project; Milk Pail market saved

The City Council unanimously approved the second phase of the redevelopment of San Antonio shopping Center Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 53 comments | 12470 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 22808 Views

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Make-or-break council decision on pod cars tonight

Tonight City Council members will decide what to do about their longstanding interest in having an automated transit network...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 53 comments | 35316 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 53 comments | 8448 Views

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Row houses to replace apartments on N. Rengstorff

On Tuesday Mountain View's newest City Council members were hesitant to displace 32 households in an apartment complex at...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by CrawlWalkRun, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 53 comments | 9455 Views

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Upsetting sacred cows to solve housing crisis?

At a housing summit last week, a panel of experts and policymakers discussed the need for sacrificing some "sacred cows"...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 53 comments | 5739 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 6720 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 8889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' poor test scores prompt call for action

There are no two ways about it. School administrators and board members at the Mountain View Whisman School District agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Otto Maddox, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 52 comments | 7159 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves controversial WiMAX tower atop church

The City Council on Tuesday approved a wireless data tower atop First Presbyterian Church, despite claims from neighbors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 52 comments | 6204 Views

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Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 6667 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 10036 Views

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Chick-Fil-A appeal set for City Council vote

The approval of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant with a drive-through in Mountain View could be reversed on Oct. 16 if the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 18, 2012 at 7:01 am | 52 comments | 4515 Views
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