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AROUND TOWN

A noteworthy passion

Last month, employees from some of the largest local tech companies gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City. But they...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sean Altman, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves natural gas ban, electric car requirements

Despite some last-minute reservations, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday unanimously gave final approval to a broad...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD demands Santa Clara County act to reverse alleged charter school discrimination

The Los Altos School District is backing up allegations that Bullis Charter School has a long history of deterring low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, 7 hours ago | 58 comments | 3536 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Steve and Naty Strobach, 13 hours ago | 6 comments | 3889 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Seeking more $?, 18 hours ago | 15 comments | 3592 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control reform measure heads to voters in March

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night approved final language for a ballot measure changing the city's rent control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, 21 hours ago | 19 comments | 2217 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods

Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Happy Hour, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 637 Views

ELECTIONS

VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Homework, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors ban e-cigarette sales, calling on cities like Mountain View to do more to curb teen vaping

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors sought to make a strong statement about the teen vaping epidemic, voting to prohibit...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Nov 15, 2019 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

RESTAURANTS

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by We are the car-less generation, on Nov 15, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 3487 Views

BOOKS

Burglary suspects try to evade arrest, crash car outside Mountain View police department

Three men suspected of burglarizing cars in Mountain View tried to evade arrest in a Mercedes on Wednesday night, but ended...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Nice work MVPD!, on Nov 15, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words

Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Frank Lee, on Nov 15, 2019 at 2:37 am | 2 comments | 975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the organization announced Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by sherber, on Nov 13, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Nov 13, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 5751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shenandoah military housing site eyed for school, affordable housing

Mountain View's city leaders are beginning to lay the groundwork for transforming 17 acres of federally owned land into a...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Nov 13, 2019 at 5:52 pm | 10 comments | 3850 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Body found in parked car is missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

A Utah woman reported missing since Oct. 7, when she was last seen in Palo Alto, and found dead in San Jose late last week...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Lexi, on Nov 13, 2019 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by ZeroZero Win, on Nov 13, 2019 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council backs natural gas ban for all new homes

The Mountain View City Council took a strong stance in battling climate change, unanimously approving new building codes...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Gary W, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:56 pm | 77 comments | 11260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Making basic human needs a reality

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Michelle Novak calls on tech companies like Google to help come up with solutions...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by member, on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1675 Views
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