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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 | 11468 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 | 14737 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 | 9387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 6657 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 | 6731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for new Slater Elementary

The Mountain View Whisman School District has design plans for a new Slater Elementary School, but finding funds to build...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 35 comments | 5157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 4214 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 | 5211 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 | 36080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 35 comments | 6412 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 | 4359 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 | 3058 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 | 6417 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 | 4622 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 | 6670 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 | 4806 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 | 4154 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 | 6667 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 | 5307 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-rise apartments win council's praise

Despite some grumblings about being "hosed" on affordable housing rules, the Mountain View City Council gave an otherwise...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Observation, on Dec 21, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 35 comments | 6925 Views
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