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OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 7239 Views

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Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 9502 Views

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Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 6868 Views

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A real village at San Antonio, with links to North Bayshore

Mountain View's current plans for the San Antonio area, as represented by the Phase 2 proposal for San Antonio Center and...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Open to Phase 2, on May 31, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 17 comments | 2620 Views

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County Supervisors considering moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider passing an immediate and temporary moratorium on medical marijuana...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Boone, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 9146 Views

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Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size

Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 17 comments | 27266 Views

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Two sides of North Bayshore housing debate

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by North Bayshore Friend, on Sep 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 17 comments | 929 Views

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Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 11193 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Los Altos resident/parent , on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 17 comments | 1281 Views

ELECTIONS

Kaspersak should stay out of LASD politics

I just hung up after getting a robocall from Mike Kaspersak in support of John Swann for LASD school board. To put it mildly,...

Original post made by psr on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by @Whaat??!!, on Oct 24, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 972 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 7180 Views

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Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 3869 Views

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Supervisors OK county's first living-wage plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 19, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 3340 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 17 comments | 4851 Views

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Bike to Work Day kicks into high gear

Hundreds of Mountain View workers will keep the car home and instead hop on their bikes this Thursday for the annual Bike...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rolling Silently, on May 15, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 17 comments | 2135 Views

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Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 1517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hunt begins for new school board member

The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Standing Proud, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:00 am | 17 comments | 2543 Views

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Old Nob Hill Foods Location

Now that Nob Hill has opened up its larger, fancier store, what are the plans for the old location next door? I would love...

Original post made by MVResidentX on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by carl m, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 8524 Views

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Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 6227 Views
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Palo Alto standby Osteria sold to new owners
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Trust But Verify
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The Four E's--State Transportation Investment Challenges
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