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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 2436 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2435 Views

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VTA OKs study of dedicated bus lanes in MV

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 20 comments | 2434 Views

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More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2433 Views

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Petitioners oppose hospital purchase

By buying the Community Hospital of Los Gatos, El Camino Hospital will put a strain on services and finances at its Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

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Officer punched in concert altercation

A 45-year-old Daly City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly walked into traffic, fled police and punched...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by TAX Booze, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 10 comments | 2432 Views

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Time to tax big businesses?

Looking to solve the area's worst traffic problems, a coalition of North County city leaders are floating an audacious tax...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 30 comments | 2431 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against Saratoga's King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 2431 Views

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Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

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Tuesday, Oct. 16

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/344/34409/ ==B Film:== 'Revenge'] As part of the Central Asia Film Series put on by Stanford's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 16, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden to hold special education fair

A free education resource fair for parents of students with special needs -- from the mildly dyslexic to the severely autistic...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report says schools out of room by 2012

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:26 am | 4 comments | 2427 Views

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Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 2427 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2427 Views

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Rally at City Hall to support gay teens

A recent rally held at City Hall Friday aimed to assure local gay teens that they should not feel like outcasts. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 2427 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2426 Views
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