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Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 21651 Views

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William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware -- hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 -- caused shock...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:45 am | 42 comments | 8236 Views

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Council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:32 am | 42 comments | 4786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 13018 Views

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Council: Pay raises needed to attract candidates

Council members said Tuesday said that they spend 30 hours a week doing a job that pays only $600 a month. To attract council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by sceptic, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:18 am | 42 comments | 16313 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for PACT

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected the first principal to run PACT — the popular parent participation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 41 comments | 3988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 41 comments | 10437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 5981 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 7361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 7890 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 10792 Views

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Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 41 comments | 3419 Views

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80-year-old killed in hit and run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a hit-and-run accident on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 41 comments | 3654 Views

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Morning car crash causes road closure

The northbound lane of Shoreline Boulevard, between Latham and Mercy streets, was closed for about an hour Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 41 comments | 2754 Views

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Couple hit with bottles in bar fight

A young man and woman were hit with bottles during a barroom brawl in downtown Mountain View early Saturday morning, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:09 am | 41 comments | 2530 Views

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Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 8050 Views

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Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by KT, on Oct 27, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 41 comments | 9526 Views

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As rents rise, struggling tenants face uncertain future

As rents in their once-affordable neighborhood skyrocket, longtime apartment dwellers on Mountain View's California Street...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 14668 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 3614 Views
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