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ELECTIONS

VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Oh PLEASE!!, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Joel, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 1602 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by PH, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 919 Views

ELECTIONS

Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Leon, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 2354 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Sunshine, 9 hours ago | 17 comments | 1375 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, 14 hours ago | 14 comments | 4318 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, 15 hours ago | 97 comments | 7069 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by MVLA, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Owned in Mtn. View for 30 years., on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 34 comments | 6251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police detain driver found near Google buildings

Police detained the driver of a vehicle reported to be near Google buildings in Mountain View early this morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1257 Views

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Former mayor Pat Figueroa dies

This week Mountain View said goodbye to one of the community's towering figures. Pat Figueroa, who served nearly 18 years...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Kathy Thibodeaux, on Jun 30, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 1909 Views

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Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 746 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DA Lembert?, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 844 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Local homebuyers headed downtown

As more people move to the Bay Area to take advantage of the region's high-octane job market, traffic has gotten predictably...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by tom, on Jun 30, 2016 at 4:48 am | 1 comment | 772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by If only Nelson would go too, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2111 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Eco-Warrior, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 991 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans

With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Say What, on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 3885 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses deputy city manager

Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Dave, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Prescription for Prosperity, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 14 comments | 1456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Long Timer, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 2606 Views
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