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BevMo! pays $359K consumer protection settlement

Retail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit contending that the company sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, 6 minutes ago | 1 comment | 188 Views

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Police seeking driver who crashed BMW on Highway 101 in Mountain View

A suspect is still at large after fleeing from police in Mountain View and then crashing a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 early...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 2607 Views

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Mountain View council scrambles to save older apartments

The city's good intentions to save a few dozen cheap apartments from demolition nearly ended up backfiring when plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by sfcanative, 19 hours ago | 11 comments | 5312 Views

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New tree, same spirit at Mountain View's holiday celebration

A cheerful crowd assembled at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration Monday night. The old cedar tree that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Sharon Houser, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1339 Views

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Mountain View City Council greenlights seven-story San Antonio office project

Mountain View City Council members gave tentative approval to an office project Tuesday night that would add to the latest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resifent, on Dec 10, 2019 at 7:39 am | 18 comments | 8104 Views

ELECTIONS

Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 3963 Views

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Pop-up artisan market returns to downtown Mountain View

Downtown shoppers looking for a personal touch during the gift-giving season are in luck. Mountain View's pop-up artisan...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Eric , on Dec 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 5018 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 Out-of-town landlords, on Dec 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 6805 Views

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Dozens of landlords have unpaid rent control fees

About 1 out of every 20 apartments in Mountain View is delinquent in paying its required fees under the city's rent control...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 7, 2019 at 1:43 pm | 14 comments | 7851 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford law professor testifies to Trump's 'abuse of power' in House Judiciary Committee

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan was one of three legal scholars who told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 1856 Views

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Google co-founders Brin, Page step down from Alphabet roles

In a surprise announcement Tuesday, Sergey Brin and Larry Page said they were stepping down from their leadership positions...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sergey, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 3133 Views

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Foothill-De Anza board approves duo of tax measures for March 2020 ballot

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees approved two tax measures Monday that could alleviate...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Read My Lips, on Dec 6, 2019 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 3783 Views

MOVIES

Deepening housing crisis leaves CSA busier than ever

For several decades, the Community Services Agency (CSA) of Mountain View and Los Altos has been trying to solve a problem...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects sought in brazen Los Altos jewelry store heist

Los Altos police are seeking the public's help in finding suspects who smashed through the front of a downtown store with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2217 Views

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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 Jim Neal, on Dec 5, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 4176 Views

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Guest opinion: Natural gas ban is more about optics than sound policy

In a guest opinion in the Nov. 22 issue, Mountain View resident Tim Holme writes why he opposes the city's recently adopted...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by longtermMV, on Dec 5, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 24 comments | 4645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman board approves $259M school bond measure for March 2020 ballot

The Mountain View Whisman School District is asking voters to approve a $259 million bond aimed at fixing old school facilities...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 5, 2019 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 4733 Views

ELECTIONS

Alleged serial killer pleads not guilty in 1973 murder case

A former Stanford Hospital medical technician pleaded not guilty on Monday morning for the 1973 murder of a 21-year-old Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 4, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City approves four-story downtown office project

Right across from Mountain View's main transit center, a new four-story office building is being slated for development....

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Polomom, on Dec 4, 2019 at 8:52 am | 15 comments | 4757 Views

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 Jennifer pham, on Dec 3, 2019 at 10:33 am | 39 comments | 18157 Views
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