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AROUND TOWN

Former MV city manager helps deliver city of Bell from scandal

Mountain View's widely respected former city manager Kevin Duggan has found a new calling after retirement, and it includes...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 22 comments | 2778 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves Annex flood basin

A controversial flood basin was approved for the Cuesta Annex Tuesday night, despite strong opposition from park users. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supreme court will not hear LASD, Bullis case

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by mom of three, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 22 comments | 2375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District bond measure challenged

A politically active local man has gone to court to force the Mountain View Whisman School District to remove "misleading"...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by District Insider, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:32 am | 22 comments | 2443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor visits Google, signs bill to OK driverless cars

Gov. Jerry Brown arrived at Google today to sign a bill to allow the testing of driverless cars on California's roads. And...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Darin, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 22 comments | 4272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS gets Friday night lights for home game

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by B, on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 4746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to take up bike-ped safety

In response to several collisions — some deadly — and calls for change from residents, the City Council is beginning...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by AC, on Dec 3, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 22 comments | 3142 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 5814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 17761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 4798 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Local cat lover, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 10960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing

Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 22 comments | 2640 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day worker center eyes new location

At long last, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has its eye on a permanent home: an abandoned cinderblock building near...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Lookmanohands, on Mar 30, 2008 at 3:40 am | 21 comments | 3192 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 7755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 3406 Views
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