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AROUND TOWN

Code inspectors reveal illegal, unsafe side of the city

City code inspectors gave a tour through some of the worst code violations in Mountain View, including storage lockers being...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by "Eleudora", on May 14, 2011 at 9:28 am | 16 comments | 2318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Row homes to replace strip mall

A housing project killed by the recession won unanimous approval by the council Tuesday, May 24, replacing a vacant strip...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 1983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school teacher paid $225K in settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned in 2009 was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 4, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar scared off by alarm, police say

Mountain View police are seizing on a thwarted residential burglary to remind locals to set their home security alarms at...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 26, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 16 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene Y., on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 3896 Views

AROUND TOWN

New grocer aims to satisfy downtown

After several failed attempts to bring a new grocery store downtown, city officials and downtown residents may be surprised...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown district is out of business

The California Supreme Court shut down Mountain View's Downtown Revitalization Authority last week along with 400 or so other...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 7, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About face

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from Terra Bella -- a county-run "community school" for...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by $1M home loan for county supe, on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 16 comments | 1804 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Condos may set trend on El Camino

The City Council approved a retail and housing project for 1616 El Camino Real on Tuesday that could be an example of what...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 3038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Apology doesn't change approval of roof-top patio

In a difficult meeting Wednesday, Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said he could not remove a controversial roof-top patio...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on May 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs study of rising sea level

On Tuesday, City Council members voted to study the rising sea level over northern Mountain View, budgeting $460,000 for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 16 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by timo, on Jul 12, 2012 at 1:27 am | 16 comments | 1799 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 41278 Views

ELECTIONS

Historic home may be razed for office building

City Council members put the fate of a historic downtown home into the hands of developer Roger Burnell on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 4, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 16 comments | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tired, on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 16 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 16 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: Chiang, Nelson, Lambert win race

To the surprise of some candidates, Christopher Chiang, Steven Nelson and Bill Lambert will replace three outgoing trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 2858 Views
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