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Council deadlocks on Google bridge idea

Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by NotAFanOfNoseCutting, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 11752 Views

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Civility Roundtable on traffic, parking

In public city planning meetings, there are few issues as consistently contentious as traffic and parking, which will be...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 16638 Views

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Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2404 Views

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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 | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 2828 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 5792 Views

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Cat controversy highlights problems with informing the public

It was the animal control ordinance that nearly got away -- and caused some finger pointing over why thousands of cat and...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:09 am | 16 comments | 1573 Views

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Tax day protest at Google

As Americans across the country scrambled to mail off their W-2 and 1099 tax forms on Monday, April 18, a crowd of more than...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:09 am | 16 comments | 2896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

History museum site unpopular at candidate debate

In a council candidate debate Thursday, Cuesta Park neighborhood residents were uniformly unenthusiastic about the location...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 16 comments | 2742 Views

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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 | 2343 Views

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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 | 45366 Views

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Vargas' journey 'Documented'

Jose Antonio Vargas is preparing to make his directorial debut. The Mountain View High School alumnus, former ==I Voice==...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 16 comments | 2353 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2369 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 | 2892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 4915 Views

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Farewell to Bumble Bee Health Foods

John and Karen Farrell run a two-person crew at Mountain View's Bumble Bee Health Foods store, fielding questions about probiotics...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 10, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 16 comments | 3177 Views

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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 | 4102 Views

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Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 5706 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 16 comments | 3512 Views

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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 | 2678 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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Foods of Love
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
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