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Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by hmax, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 8629 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure M passes

Many upper level administrators at El Camino Hospital may be dusting off their resumes this morning, while the health care...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:09 am | 26 comments | 8623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 8610 Views

BOOKS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 8606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gym, on Jan 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 62 comments | 8603 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 8575 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8558 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 8515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker Dojo wins reprieve from city

After the city threatened to shut Hacker Dojo down on Jan. 31, a fire alarm being installed at the last minute will allow...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:01 am | 26 comments | 8491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 8450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 8427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 8421 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eateries can't compete with Google's free food

Since he started his North Bayshore sandwich shop with his brother 21 years ago, Victor Jadallah saw the neighborhood double...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 38 comments | 8416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Nob Hill Foods Location

Now that Nob Hill has opened up its larger, fancier store, what are the plans for the old location next door? I would love...

Original post made by MVResidentX on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by carl m, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:07 am | 16 comments | 8387 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 8377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Los Altos store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Law, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 34 comments | 8345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 8339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hindsight is 20/20, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 8338 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 8336 Views
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