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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 Billy Bob , on Sep 22, 2019 at 6:42 am | 5 comments | 1693 Views

ELECTIONS

Higher rent cap shot down by council

The Mountain View City Council hammered out a list of proposed updates intended to add flexibility to the city's rent control...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 21, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 23 comments | 3967 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Federal rule change could leave thousands of county residents without food

Three million Americans could lose access to federal food assistance programs under new rules proposed by the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Tracy Weatherby, on Sep 20, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 3 comments | 2075 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 Gaby, on Sep 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm | 30 comments | 9595 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 Jonathan Brown, on Sep 19, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 30 comments | 6459 Views

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Trump in Palo Alto foothills for fundraiser

President Donald Trump is in the Bay Area today for a fundraiser luncheon in the Palo Alto foothills, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Sep 19, 2019 at 9:35 am | 16 comments | 4344 Views

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Catalytic converter thefts on the rise in Mountain View

Several catalytic converters have been reported stolen in Mountain View this month, with thieves dismantling or sawing off...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by More cops at night?, on Sep 18, 2019 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 2763 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 17, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 22 comments | 4342 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 17, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 52 comments | 6897 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 yeah that makes sense, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:46 pm | 22 comments | 3941 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, on Sep 17, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 2387 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, on Sep 16, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 350 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 | 6513 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 | 3173 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 | 2082 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 | 4014 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 | 13 comments | 3390 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 | 3535 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 | 1182 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 | 2048 Views
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