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49er fans may seek parking in MV

City Council members spent a considerable amount of time Tuesday night wrestling with a potentially huge parking problem...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Caltrain, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 31 comments | 20164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 6426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 31 comments | 6540 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 6158 Views

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City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 4670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 9676 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools

Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 31 comments | 3034 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 31 comments | 6764 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google prepares to spiff up city WiFi

The Google managers behind Mountain View's free WiFi say it's the most-used network of its kind in the country. And while...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael Jackson, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 4863 Views

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Stevens Creek bike area demolished

Friday was a sad day for me. As I rode my bike to work along the Stevens Creek trail, I witnessed bulldozers flattening...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Aug 27, 2009 at 2:00 am | 30 comments | 3607 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 4730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lab tech dodges crutch-throwing patient

A Milpitas man was left without a leg to stand on the evening of Monday, May 3, after being cited for battery for allegedly...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mars, on May 19, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 30 comments | 2993 Views

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Teens jumped in 'gang-related' attack

Three teenagers were jumped by a group of about six men wielding weapons outside a convenient store near the border of Los...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 1926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza to ask voters for parcel tax

Property owners in the local community college district will be asked to vote this fall on a parcel tax that would generate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 30 comments | 2432 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 22099 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 30 comments | 3719 Views

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Rengstorff Park revamp could cost $139 million

City Council members appeared to back away from plans for a major revamp of Rengstorff Park on Tuesday, expressing shock...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cali St. Swag, on Sep 24, 2011 at 6:14 am | 30 comments | 1925 Views

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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 3051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Over 600 march for immigration reform in Mountain View

Over 600 people called for immigration reform during a march and rally on Wednesday evening, one of the largest demonstrations...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 5, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 30 comments | 1307 Views

RESTAURANTS

Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 4800 Views
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