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OTHER ISSUES

Two dead in head-on collision on Highway 85

Two people died in a fiery head-on collision on Highway 85 caused by a wrong-way driver early Friday morning, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by Debra McGibbon, 4 hours ago | 29 comments | 8804 Views

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ACLU threatens lawsuit if Mountain View bans overnight RV parking

Civil rights attorneys are stepping up their warnings that a proposed Mountain View ban on oversized vehicles like RVs will...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2019
Last comment by psr, 5 hours ago | 27 comments | 4294 Views

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Commission: Too many rules could sink plans for safe parking lots

Setting the stage for a dicey dilemma, the city's Environmental Planning Commission hashed out plans to regulate a series...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by MV dweller, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1150 Views

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Mountain View council fine-tunes plan for housing on downtown parking lot

An untapped parking lot right in the heart of downtown may be the best opportunity Mountain View has ever had to build a...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by countryroad, 6 hours ago | 21 comments | 3057 Views

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Mountain View man arrested after alleged attempted robbery

Police arrested a 35-year-old Mountain View man on Sept. 2 after he allegedly held a downtown restaurant employee at knifepoint...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Gary, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 726 Views

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Commission: Too many rules could sink plans for safe parking lots

Setting the stage for a dicey dilemma, the city's Environmental Planning Commission hashed out plans to regulate a series...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by jordydog1, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 194 Views

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LASD accuses Bullis Charter School of discriminatory enrollment practices

The Los Altos School District sent a strongly worded letter to the Santa Clara County Board of Education demanding that it...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Private benefit at public cost, on Sep 15, 2019 at 10:38 pm | 40 comments | 5092 Views

ELECTIONS

Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 15, 2019 at 8:32 pm | 51 comments | 6582 Views

ELECTIONS

Committee picks apart city's rent control law

Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 15, 2019 at 8:31 pm | 21 comments | 4021 Views

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Police report details how scheme to evict tenants backfired, horribly

In text messages from the landlord, there was nothing improper about sending a tough-looking crew to intimidate some tenants...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 5056 Views

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EPA recruits private partners for Mountain View Superfund cleanup

EPA officials say they are finding ways to encourage private developers to swiftly clean up and restore polluted land in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 14, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 9 comments | 2568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA women's leadership summit hosts Pelosi, Eshoo

It was a mix of corporate executives and political heavyweights, global thought leaders and scientific stars. And by no coincidence,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by This girl, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 11 comments | 1826 Views

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Mountain View condo balcony collapses, injuring one

A second-story condo balcony with several people on it collapsed Wednesday evening, leaving one person with minor injuries,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 13, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 3027 Views

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An epic undertaking to restore Hangar One

Nearly 200 feet tall and the length of three football fields, Hangar One at Moffett Field is truly a gigantic structure....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by It Fades, on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 14 comments | 2626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$450K in seized assets from opium bust going to Mountain View police

The Mountain View Police Department is receiving $450,000 for its part in a 2017 drug bust on a opium operation that was...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Sep 12, 2019 at 3:45 pm | 12 comments | 2951 Views

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Rancho San Antonio open after mountain lions withdraw

All trails at Rancho San Antonio are open, but visitors are advised to keep an eye out for mountain lions and report any...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Where?, on Sep 12, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 11 comments | 1789 Views

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Colorful 'Dream' appears in Redwood City

Vistors to downtown Redwood City's Courthouse Square this month will notice some new inhabitants -- large, colorful creatures...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Fred, on Sep 12, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher claims Mountain View Whisman district failed to prevent rape, assaults

A former Theuerkauf Elementary School teacher filed a civil suit last month against the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Long time employee, on Sep 12, 2019 at 11:24 am | 29 comments | 8516 Views

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NTSB criticizes Caltrans for slow repairs following fatal Tesla crash in Mountain View

A new report found that Caltrans failed to promptly fix damaged traffic safety equipment on Highway 101, including a barrier...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Cat C, on Sep 11, 2019 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 1528 Views

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School district shifts gears on paying off new school construction

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are switching up how to pay off millions of dollars in construction debt,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Old Enough to Know Better, on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:57 am | 14 comments | 3080 Views
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