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AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 5761 Views

AROUND TOWN

More downtown retail space to be lost to office

In a meeting Wednesday evening, the city's zoning administrator is set to approve an office developer's request to use a...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 36 comments | 7115 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by recycled, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 36 comments | 5957 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 5802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

City struggles to add park space

At Tuesday night's City Council meeting, it became clear how difficult it is to add new park space in the city as council...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by time-for-petition, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:45 am | 36 comments | 4206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 35 comments | 13050 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Council bets on high density rentals

In the end, fears of traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade did nothing to scare the City...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by no one listening, on May 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 3400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community -- and with help of a variety of local organizations -- a group of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by R Drozek, on Oct 26, 2011 at 8:35 am | 35 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors unhappy with roof-top patio added to Minton's project

After the City Council approved the project, a roof-top patio was added to the 200 luxury apartments under construction near...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 35 comments | 3349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate threatened, campaign signs defaced

Several of Mayor Mike Kasperzak's re-election campaign signs have been defaced along Cuesta Drive, with the words "liar"...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 29, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 35 comments | 5292 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV property taxes on the rise

Almost a quarter of Santa Clara County's property owners are set for a jump in their property tax bills, thanks to this year's...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 2363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 12577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 7704 Views

AROUND TOWN

"March against illegal guns" hits downtown Thursday

A march down Castro Street is planned for Thursday evening in support of "commonsense measure to prevent gun violence." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 35 comments | 3204 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield trees axed for Google

Residents of the Monta Loma neighborhood were surprised this week to see a number of trees chopped down around the former...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 5, 2014 at 11:41 am | 35 comments | 28728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by CodeRed, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:18 am | 35 comments | 6786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks might vote on San Antonio redevelopment

Mountain View's city attorney and the California Fair Political Practices Commission are busy hashing out whether council...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 5023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 35 comments | 3705 Views
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