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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 | 17080 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 6678 Views

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Google proposes to take over city trail project

City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to postpone construction of a trail crossing near Google headquarters after...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by 3 x Daily Rider, on May 21, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 6039 Views

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Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 9517 Views

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City eyes new technology for downtown parking

As the number of cars being parked downtown reaches unprecedented levels, on Tuesday, City Council members considered the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by DC, on May 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 6108 Views

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Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 3833 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 | 3711 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 | 6357 Views

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Game-day parking rules to continue downtown

Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 16 comments | 3520 Views

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Podcar proponents tout futuristic transit vision

Mass transit is ripe for a revolution, but a new wave of speedy and specialized systems to move people still faces high hurdles...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 4770 Views

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Traffic deaths, injuries topped the news in 2015

The Mountain View Police Department faced a tough year in 2015, after six traffic fatalities and a sharp increase in bike...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Jan 5, 2016 at 8:07 pm | 16 comments | 3193 Views

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City settles with injured cyclist

Mountain View officials on Tuesday announced they are signing off on a $55,000 settlement deal with a cyclist who in 2013...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by David, on Jan 28, 2016 at 6:53 am | 16 comments | 2863 Views

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New urgent care clinic aims to cure long waits

A new health care clinic designed to give people an alternative to hours-long waits in the emergency room moved into Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 4807 Views

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McAlister seeks another spin on council

John McAlister likes to harken back to how things were 50 years ago -- a time when orchards still dotted the roadside, Highway...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 20, 2016 at 11:29 am | 16 comments | 2604 Views

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Roundtable on Mountain View's metamorphosis

On Wednesday, May 18, a panel of experts will convene for a public discussion on the many changes affecting Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SP Phil, on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 3152 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 4975 Views

ELECTIONS

Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 4152 Views

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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 | 3165 Views

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Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by BvP, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 7622 Views

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NEC finances "toilet water" attack ad in Water District race

While the Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to independently spend money on mailers in the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 16 comments | 6444 Views
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