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AROUND TOWN

Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 4990 Views

SPORTS

It's a real kick

Mountain View's Black Rebels scored a 2-1 win over the Outlaws in the AYSO area 2A end-of-season tournament on Dec. 6. Pictured,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sports?, on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose Proves BRT Can Be as Wasteful as Light Rail

BRT projects have become contentious in Santa Clara, with the East San Jose project running into delays at the same time...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Not one dime for VTA, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 12 comments | 582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Emerill, on Dec 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 6678 Views

AROUND TOWN

New shelter from the storms

Dozens of homeless people lined up outside of the North County's new cold weather shelter Monday night, seeking a meal and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by @Math, on Dec 13, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 4125 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quantum leap for Silicon Valley?

For years now, the star at the NASA Ames Supercomputing center has been Pleiades, a sprawling mega-computer that fills the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 3134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1852 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 800 Views

AROUND TOWN

For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV meeting on creating local energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View is partnering with a small band of South Bay cities...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mike Balma, on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2441 Views

OTHER ISSUES

RotaCare serves vital role for neediest

For the past three years, the small nonprofit clinic tucked away in a basement on El Camino Hospital's campus has been a...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hikes fares by 50 cents

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your wallets to take a hit. Caltrain plans to hike fares by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 2114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on Palo Alto's border with Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JCC???, on Dec 8, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1655 Views

BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland street gang implicated in local car burglaries

A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted 21 people for a series of sophisticated auto break-ins throughout the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3602 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2596 Views
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