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AROUND TOWN

Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 14181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 4217 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 Wesley, on Nov 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 20 comments | 12303 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV police chief resigns

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Blog Weasel, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 20 comments | 7792 Views

AROUND TOWN

A heated but civil discussion on housing

Two days after voters put three advocates of "balanced growth" on the Mountain View City Council, community members met to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 5317 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 6304 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 19, 2015 at 7:07 am | 20 comments | 3400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Microsoft reveals plans to expand MV campus

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled plans to acquire and build a green-roofed office complex in the heart of North Bayshore, make...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:24 pm | 20 comments | 6715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shonuff66, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 2964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conflagration consumes classic car

A rare classic car caught fire and burned to a crisp on Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot at the San Antonio shopping center....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 6441 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 4994 Views

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 | 5010 Views

ELECTIONS

Woman robbed after walking in on burglary

A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint after she came home to a burglar in her home shortly before 9 p.m on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 4612 Views

ELECTIONS

Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 12692 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 3094 Views

ELECTIONS

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 6952 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control opponents collect $520K to fight measures

With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Duncan, on Oct 3, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 20 comments | 3121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 9082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food fight at Los Altos High

Hungry Los Altos High School students who prefer the tasty offerings at a catering truck just off campus may have to settle...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by rich, on Nov 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 5892 Views
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