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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 | 10456 Views

RESTAURANTS

Review: A winning blend

Mountain View must have done something right. The city now houses half a dozen excellent, reasonably priced Japanese restaurants,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jenny Huang, on Oct 7, 2016 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 10453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Uber launches low-cost car service in Palo Alto

Uber, the San Francisco-based car service mobile app company, started offering its lowest-cost transportation option in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 18, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 10448 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino: five vie for three seats on district board

Three newcomers and two incumbents are running for three seats on the board of directors of the El Camino Hospital District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by karin, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:54 am | 9 comments | 10444 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 | 10442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by @ Gary, on Mar 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 79 comments | 10430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 10425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 10402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 10393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by un_nat, on Feb 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 10373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bag ban gets council's OK

The days of getting plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:42 am | 48 comments | 10372 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to create paid parking downtown

In anticipation of events at the new Levi's Stadium starting in August, on Tuesday City Council members approved a plan to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bull's Glass, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:53 am | 62 comments | 10365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 10352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 10337 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by longtime resident, on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 10320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by not Smart Growth, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 33 comments | 10320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 10318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Row houses to replace apartments on N. Rengstorff

On Tuesday Mountain View's newest City Council members were hesitant to displace 32 households in an apartment complex at...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by CrawlWalkRun, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 53 comments | 10304 Views

ELECTIONS

A thrifty race for MVWSD board

Relatively little money has been raised or spent by candidates running for the board of trustees of the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 10272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by jumpingjack, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 10267 Views
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