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Row homes to replace strip mall

A housing project killed by the recession won unanimous approval by the council Tuesday, May 24, replacing a vacant strip...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2270 Views


Former school teacher paid $225K in settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned in 2009 was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 4, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2689 Views


Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2287 Views


Burglar scared off by alarm, police say

Mountain View police are seizing on a thwarted residential burglary to remind locals to set their home security alarms at...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 26, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 1511 Views


New grocer aims to satisfy downtown

After several failed attempts to bring a new grocery store downtown, city officials and downtown residents may be surprised...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1414 Views


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 | 2635 Views


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 | 2539 Views


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 | 3893 Views


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 | 2573 Views


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 | 1888 Views


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 | 2228 Views


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 | 45054 Views


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 | 2757 Views


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 | 2953 Views


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 | 1800 Views


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 | 1842 Views


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 | 3495 Views


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 | 2180 Views


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 | 2420 Views


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 | 2310 Views
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