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OTHER ISSUES

Beware Craftsmen's Guild at the street fair

Craftsmen's Guild advertises yearly at the Mountain View street fair. Stay away. We hired Craftsmen's Guild in 2009, after...

Original post made by A.M. on May. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 252 Views

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VTA Rapid Transit Misunderstandings Red Vs. Blue

There is a reasonable focus on the building of a virtual wall down the median of El Camino Real in the local VTA Rapid Transit...

Original post made by DavidR on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by why not, on May 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 28 comments | 679 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 3, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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Game-day parking rules to continue downtown

Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by NoSurprise, on May 2, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 14 comments | 2652 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 12710 Views

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Mountain View is no Ferguson

For the 130 people gathering last week at the Mountain View Senior Center auditorium, there came a moment when you could...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 2, 2015 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 3075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 2, 2015 at 6:31 am | 7 comments | 2459 Views

ELECTIONS

Improve transit without El Camino bus lanes

Mountain View and our surrounding cities need better transit. We need better bus service for those who do not drive cars,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by I agree, on May 1, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 6 comments | 610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

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The hidden issue of BRT: Our kids are at greater risk

As a resident of Cuesta Park, we walk our kids to Bubb each morning. Nearly every day there is an issue, some minor, some...

Original post made by Angry Voter on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Angry Voter, on May 1, 2015 at 5:07 am | 6 comments | 258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on May 1, 2015 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 2388 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 9874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 2257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

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Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2608 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 5126 Views

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Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Link, on Apr 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1621 Views

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Stanford Hospital employee arrested for sexual battery

A Stanford Hospital operating room technician was arrested for sexual battery after he allegedly inappropriately touched...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2215 Views

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Special edition: Spring Real Estate

From concerns over unoccupied "ghost homes" to a look at what's new on the market, our Spring Real Estate edition has the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Apr 27, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An 1899 Plan to Build A Bike Highway in Los Angeles (And Why It Failed)

A great story about an ambitious turn of the century project ultimately foiled by issues that still remain in place today. http://gizmodo.com/an-1899-plan-to-build-a-bike-highway...

Original post made by True on Apr. 27, 2015
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