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ELECTIONS

City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ltj, 20 minutes ago | 104 comments | 9259 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to ask voters for a raise

City Council members voted Tuesday to trim down a proposed raise in pay for themselves, expressing fear that residents wouldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Ron, 53 minutes ago | 10 comments | 574 Views

AROUND TOWN

are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Biker, 3 hours ago | 36 comments | 347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Missing a chance, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 3388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Chris Christie, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 275 Views

RESTAURANTS

Notes on Dickey's BBQ (Bailey Park)

No doubt some regular customers know this place better -- I just recently tried it, after seeing it for a long time -- but...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Bex, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 2036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 293 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, 12 hours ago | 24 comments | 2821 Views

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Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Their Neighbour, 12 hours ago | 8 comments | 2078 Views

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City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, 13 hours ago | 22 comments | 4129 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 47 Views

ELECTIONS

67% Council Pay Increase Will Be On November Ballot

Last night, the Mountain View City Council voted to present a 67% pay increase for itself (from $600 to $1000) to the voters...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 46 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to The Almanac?

The link to The Almanac is not working. Is their site down today?...

Original post made by ArEader on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 24 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by hmax, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 39 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 50 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by chad mazurek, on Apr 23, 2014 at 12:54 am | 22 comments | 262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 5479 Views

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School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 3016 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 391 Views
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