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City-backed rent control heads to ballot

This November, Mountain View voters will have a choice of two competing ballot measures that would both restrict increases...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 30 comments | 4446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backs plan to close Castro Street at train tracks

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council backed plans to close Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Castro foodie, on Aug 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 11 comments | 979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View heads back to school

As if on cue at 7:45 a.m., Huff Elementary School went from a ghost town to a bustling center of activity Monday morning,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by yeah speeds bumps, on Aug 18, 2016 at 10:32 pm | 6 comments | 7839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jackhammer thrown in fight between roommates

Police arrested a Mountain View resident over the weekend after he allegedly got into fights with his female roommate, including...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 5413 Views

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Housing advocates turn to the ballot box

Like other North County communities, Cupertino is a city at a crossroads. Carried for years by explosive tech-sector growth,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 18, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 8 comments | 5802 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill-De Anza board faces contested race

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees often sits out during the November general election,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Paula Noonan, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2763 Views

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All that glitters

Eureka! is an all-American restaurant. There's American craft beer, American small-batch whiskeys and a menu showcasing everything...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by fan!, on Aug 18, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 2374 Views

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Man arrested on child porn charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday after he was allegedly found to be in possession of devices containing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 17, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 5073 Views

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Immigrant House heads to its new home

One of the Mountain View's oldest domiciles, the former farm-laborer cottage known as the Immigrant House, is settling into...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Marty Estrada, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 5778 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Here's how rent stabilization can backfire

The majority of Mountain View City Council members have the insight to not favor rent stabilization measures because of the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 16, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 1442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Strike over, Superior Court clerks tackle backlog

Santa Clara County Superior Court workers returned to their jobs Monday after an eight-day strike that ended when their...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 16, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County heroin overdoses on the rise

The number of people who end up in hospital emergency rooms from heroin overdoses has continued to rise as use of the potent...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA to host open house

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will host a free open house on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

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Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 5328 Views

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Moffett-based Guardsmen rescue Canadian sailor

Guardsman with a wing of the California Air National Guard based at Moffett Field in Santa Clara County saved the life of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeking spare rooms to house teachers

It's not easy being a public school teacher in the Bay Area. Teachers in local school districts have made it clear, in one...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2016 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 5756 Views

ELECTIONS

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

As the old saw goes, all politics is local – and that's true even when it comes to this week's Democratic National Convention...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ken Kacey Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1136 Views

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Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 9193 Views

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Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales ranking

Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1579 Views

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Neighborhood profile: Stierlin Estates

It's not uncommon to see people tending to their gardens or children playing in their front yard in the Stierlin Estates...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views
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