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ELECTIONS

City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 22748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 3810 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 4916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boundary process fraught with distractions

As a resident and taxpayer in Los Altos for almost 30 years, I am very distressed by the process and possible outcome of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 26, 2007 at 7:03 pm | 23 comments | 30944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father-daughter duo arrested in pot bust

Mountain View police arrested a father and daughter last week for allegedly growing marijuana for sale. The bust came after...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by hometownMV, on Feb 14, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 23 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest six after gang fight

Police say six Norteno gang members are in custody after a street fight in which a rival gang member was grazed with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by yo, on Jan 8, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 23 comments | 3603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at looking into HSR stop downtown

Hopes for a downtown high speed rail stop may have come and gone in a flash Tuesday after City Council members deadlocked...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 23 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With PACT moving in, preschool looks for new home

The Mountain View Child Development Center -- a YMCA-run preschool for low-income families which has operated for 20 years...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 23 comments | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 23 comments | 5084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council on taxis: Let the market decide

As a money-saver, the Mountain View Police Department has recommended ceasing its checks on taxi cabs and drivers. In response,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rike, on Sep 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 23 comments | 2200 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

Several hundred local civic leaders gathered Friday in Sunnyvale to propose a constitutional convention to "take back California"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Occasional ban on wood fires starts Nov. 1

Sunday marked the beginning of a four-month period in the Bay Area when burning wood will be outlawed on "Spare the Air"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Nov 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

City acquires possible shopping center location

With an eye towards building another shopping center in Mountain View, the city has acquired a $9.5 million piece of property...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Linda Dupre, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 23 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

The happiest place in the USA

Mountain View and the surrounding region is the happiest place in the whole country, according to a national poll which breaks...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by castro mom, on Nov 22, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 23 comments | 2324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train depot remodel lacks public restroom

In the coming weeks, interior construction is scheduled to begin on a wine bar inside the city's "train depot." But city...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. Clause, on Dec 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 23 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knife-wielding man robs downtown Wells Fargo

A man brandishing a knife robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Castro Street on Monday morning before fleeing into nearby Pioneer...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just a thought, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:04 am | 23 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

New zoning could redraw the map in Mtn. View

It appears that dramatic increases in the size of buildings allowed in North Bayshore and on El Camino Real — and a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 5381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Grace, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 23 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, De Anza defend policy

Foreign students aren't to blame for local community college students having a hard time getting into classes, district officials...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 23 comments | 2585 Views
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