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OTHER ISSUES

Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 2403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reps: High-speed rail should end in San Jose, link to speedy Caltrain

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:40 am | 18 comments | 2268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs $1.2m for senior home purchase

A group of five low-income seniors will soon have a group home in Mountain View after $1.2 million in city affordable housing...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 9:54 am | 18 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brothers arrested in pool table fracas

A pair of brothers were arrested by police early Thursday morning and charged with throwing billiard balls and stools at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Rock, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 18 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs bank, grabs coffee nearby, gets nabbed, police say

Police apprehended a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they believe he robbed about a half hour prior to his arrest. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike L, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 18 comments | 1564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council quashes plans for historic house in Cuesta Annex

Following a City Council decision made behind closed doors on Tuesday, the future hangs in the balance for a 130-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Begener, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 18 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey shows support for new school bond

A new public opinion survey has local education officials feeling fairly confident that there is enough support from local...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food trucks need new rules, council says

A new crop of food trucks is apparently causing problems for Mountain View businesses, city officials say, and City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Saunders, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 18 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

$1.2 million condos approved for 324 Bryant St.

Talk about pricey. The developer of a condo project on Bryant Street estimates that he'll get an average of $1.2 million...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 3192 Views

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Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 3768 Views

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Council happy with no-bid trash contract

Recology officials could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when the City Council supported the garbage contractor's proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:42 am | 18 comments | 1581 Views

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Neighborhood wins appeal, council rejects car wash

The Shoreline West neighborhood won its appeal against a car wash in the neighborhood Tuesday night when the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 1540 Views

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Chick-Fil-A approved, with drive-through

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli on Wednesday evening approved a new Chick-Fil-A with a drive-through for 1962 El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by HighProof, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 18 comments | 1625 Views

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Hacker Dojo launches Kickstarter campaign

Mountain View's open community of computer programmers and engineers could very well be forced out of town if Hacker Dojo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:34 am | 18 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 18 comments | 7634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Riders flock to Caltrain

When Caltrain announced its latest ridership statistics, even its own employees were surprised. The public transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by samjoe, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 18 comments | 2301 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 2385 Views
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