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AROUND TOWN

Downtown district is out of business

The California Supreme Court shut down Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority last week along with 400 or so other...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 2481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About face

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from Terra Bella -- a county-run "community school" for...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by $1M home loan for county supe, on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 16 comments | 2353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Condos may set trend on El Camino

The City Council approved a retail and housing project for 1616 El Camino Real on Tuesday that could be an example of what...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 3570 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Apology doesn't change approval of roof-top patio

In a difficult meeting Wednesday, Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said he could not remove a controversial roof-top patio...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs study of rising sea level

On Tuesday, City Council members voted to study the rising sea level over northern Mountain View, budgeting $460,000 for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 16 comments | 1783 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by timo, on Jul 12, 2012 at 1:27 am | 16 comments | 2067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 44502 Views

ELECTIONS

Historic home may be razed for office building

City Council members put the fate of a historic downtown home into the hands of developer Roger Burnell on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 16 comments | 2755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tired, on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 16 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 16 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: Chiang, Nelson, Lambert win race

To the surprise of some candidates, Christopher Chiang, Steven Nelson and Bill Lambert will replace three outgoing trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 3248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downed wires block intersection

Both directions of a Mountain View street were closed this afternoon, and phone, Internet and cable television services were...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Driving, on Dec 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 16 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 26, 2013 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 2121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

May Day march for immigration reform

As supporters of immigration reform prepared to march from Rengstorff Park to Mountain View City Hall on May 1 -- a day that...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 16 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Obama to visit Midpeninsula

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Palo Alto home of Vinod and Neeru Khosla at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Old Steve, on Jun 10, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 2013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 8089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 7954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council hesitant to boost library funding

In city budget discussions on Tuesday, the City Council supported adding $50,000 to next year's library budget for new books,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 11934 Views
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