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AROUND TOWN

City faces tough trade-offs for Castro crossing's future

In a packed community meeting on Tuesday, May 10, a team of consultants laid out how the city could undertake a dramatic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on May 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 31 comments | 4013 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 8392 Views

BOOKS

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 5272 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 7016 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 | 8640 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 | 3437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5769 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 19990 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 | 6000 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 | 3991 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 | 25053 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 | 4863 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 | 1957 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 8545 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voices Silenced by 'The Voice'?

There had been lively discussion following the publication of this article ( see link below) - 54 comments in four days -...

Original post made by Inquiring Minds on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by George, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:33 am | 30 comments | 925 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4727 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 | 5654 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2929 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4149 Views
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