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Castro Street's car-free future

At what some describe as a make-or-break juncture for downtown Mountain View, the city is pressing ahead with plans to steer...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Not Sure, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 4785 Views


Letters to the editor: Affordable housing, natural gas ban

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 6 edition on Mountain View's natural gas ban and affordable housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
Last comment by L0L, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 825 Views


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 He's Baaack!, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 6112 Views


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 cheaters, on Dec 11, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views


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, on Dec 10, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3823 Views


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, on Dec 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 2636 Views


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 | 9007 Views


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 | 5847 Views


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 | 8529 Views


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 | 3604 Views


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 | 4208 Views


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 | 4437 Views


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 | 4973 Views


California asks for clarity in clean car rollbacks. EPA's answer might affect your commute.

The Trump administration's new rule stripping California of its power to police tailpipe pollution, including the power to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Dec 2, 2019 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2599 Views


Nuts about 'The Nutcracker'?

Looking for "The Nutcracker?" The Midpeninsula is host to many productions, from hip-hop and circus versions to traditional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2019
Last comment by Kristin , on Nov 30, 2019 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views


City readies a trio of safe parking lots for homeless

Mountain View's safe parking program is on the cusp of a dramatic expansion, potentially adding enough space to take about...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by DC, on Nov 29, 2019 at 9:38 pm | 15 comments | 4764 Views


District stops weighing rule on 'lethal removal' of mountain lions, coyotes

Activists applauded a decision by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District that eliminates the possibility of "lethal...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Nov 27, 2019 at 11:13 am | 6 comments | 3156 Views


Young Menlo Park couple could face fines of $500 per day for living in driveway RV

Arlena Bain and Alex Mulholland, 27, moved into an RV at Bain's great-grandmother's Menlo Park home to help out around the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Nov 25, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 6107 Views


Housing advocates expect to overturn parking ban

Housing advocates said Wednesday that they plan to deliver a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to City...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by Waldo, on Nov 25, 2019 at 1:35 pm | 24 comments | 4638 Views


Guest opinion: Natural gas ban is important step for climate protection

In a guest opinion in the Nov. 15 issue, Mountain View resident and Carbon Free Mountain View board member IdaRose Sylvester...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Only A BIT MORE!, on Nov 22, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views
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