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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 | 5036 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wolf dog' stalks Old Mountain View

Residents of the Old Mountain View neighborhood are up in arms over a large, aggressive dog that roams the area unleashed...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Nuge, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:03 am | 36 comments | 4239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 10220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen hit by car on South Shoreline

A young man was hit by a car early this morning in Mountain View, suffering non-life threatening injuries, according to police....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Mar 6, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 36 comments | 2783 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 | 10394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space shuttle passes over Mountain View

A massive crowd gathered on the tarmac at Moffett Federal Airfield Friday morning to watch the historic last flight of space...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Oct 7, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 36 comments | 3827 Views

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Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 27213 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama praises Mountain View while greeting mayor

Before president Obama's town hall meeting in Mountain View on Monday, Mayor Jac Siegel said Obama had some flattering words...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 36 comments | 3898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thoits to sell key plot at San Antonio Center

After owning the land for more than 60 years, Thoits Brothers Inc. has decided to sell its portion of the San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mr. MV2, on May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 36 comments | 2930 Views

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Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 7651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condo project fails, leaving eyesore behind

Apparently unable to get a bank loan, the owner of an aging apartment building at 291 Evandale Ave. has given up on a plan...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 36 comments | 3877 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 | 3846 Views

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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 | 8026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 2060 Views

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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 7352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 3697 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants make new push for rent control

Looking to keep pressure on city leaders, dozens of tenants rallied Sunday at Mountain View City Hall to promote rent stabilization...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by iivvgg, on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:48 am | 35 comments | 2755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 5597 Views

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Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site

Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Culture_change, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 35 comments | 4294 Views

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"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 | 3696 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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