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ELECTIONS

Regional housing plan splits elected leaders

A sweeping package of proposals to preserve and expand the Bay Area's housing stock is making its way to the state Legislature,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 15 comments | 2983 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA plan cuts Mountain View route

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is asking for public input for its new service plan, which will reduce some routes...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 17, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 3210 Views

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Two newcomers picked to join rent control committee

The Rental Housing Committee, which administers the city's complex rent control program, will be getting two new members....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Yimby #2, on Jan 17, 2019 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

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Police: Man fired handgun in occupied apartment

A Mountain View man suspected of firing a handgun in an occupied apartment and crashing his truck in an attempt to flee has...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Jan 17, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 2646 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Major storm bears down on Bay Area, flooding possible

Flash floods and high winds are expected in the Bay Area starting Wednesday morning as a major storm bears down on the region,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by AliceMartin1, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

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Death threats kept terrified victims from seeking help, police say

The man arrested in Mountain View on suspicion of human trafficking last month allegedly used threats of violence in order...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by tecsi, on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 11 comments | 2898 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials vow to protect public in PG&E bankruptcy proceedings

Gov. Gavin Newsom and other elected officials vowed on Monday to work to protect the public interest during PG&E Co.'s imminent...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Pay for fire insurance, on Jan 16, 2019 at 2:24 am | 4 comments | 1725 Views

ELECTIONS

Mixed bag of applicants for rent control committee

Mountain View City Council members will have their choice of seven candidates, a mix of professionals and property owners,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by HMM, on Jan 14, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 2839 Views

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Seven arrested following string of apartment mail thefts

A lengthy investigation into a major mail theft operation led to the arrest of seven South Bay suspects in recent months,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Debra McGibbon, on Jan 14, 2019 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 4386 Views

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Man arrested after attempted home invasion

A Mountain View man suspected of inappropriately touching women in downtown Mountain View was arrested Wednesday night after...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2019
Last comment by Holly, on Jan 13, 2019 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 2574 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man suffers major injuries in suspected DUI crash

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Wednesday morning after crashing a vehicle into a tree and abandoning...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2909 Views

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California leads appeal defending Obamacare

Responding to the latest effort to weaken or repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), California Attorney General Xavier Becerra...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 12, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents rally against plans for Mountain View charter school

An open letter signed by a broad coalition of Mountain View Whisman School District parents is calling on Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by ST parent, on Jan 12, 2019 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials react to president's threat to cut FEMA wildfire funds

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris reacted swiftly Wednesday morning to President Donald Trump's tweet...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by CDF needs new Airplanes, on Jan 12, 2019 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 1301 Views

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Shareholder sues Google parent company over sexual harassment scandal

A shareholder sued the board of Google Inc.'s parent company, Alphabet Inc., in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Old Mountain View, on Jan 12, 2019 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 2636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by NASA_Retired2015, on Jan 11, 2019 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3404 Views

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103 years old and still going strong

Perhaps Mountain View's oldest resident, 103-year-old Mary Peterson remains sharp and spry after all these years. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by JAMES M. BROWN, on Jan 11, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 5971 Views

ELECTIONS

Mixed bag of applicants for rent control committee

Mountain View City Council members will have their choice of seven candidates, a mix of professionals and property owners,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 398 Views

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Seven step forward for rent control committee

With three upcoming vacancies, Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee is looking to recruit new members to help administer...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Howard, on Jan 10, 2019 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter dominated headlines in 2018

In what is turning into the new normal, 2018 was a tumultuous year for Mountain View's local schools, with big developments...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm | 20 comments | 4232 Views
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