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City Council approves razing Rock Street apartments

For some, it was a painful loss of affordable housing; for others, it was an example of the collateral damage caused by rent...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, 33 minutes ago | 80 comments | 3578 Views

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Council agrees on new San Antonio school

Mountain View City Council members agreed early Wednesday morning on a plan to help the Los Altos School District build a...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, 9 hours ago | 25 comments | 3319 Views

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Google pitches sweeping plans for North Bayshore

After years of planning, Google officials unveiled their first formal proposals to transform the North Bayshore area around...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Uhoh, 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 3192 Views

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Waymo to hold public meeting on driverless cars

Waymo officials are hosting a community forum in Mountain View on Thursday, Dec. 13, to gather public input on plans to test...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Darin, on Dec 14, 2018 at 5:16 pm | 18 comments | 3309 Views

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Day Worker Center faces new challenge every day

To get a glimpse of tenacity in action, just take a look inside the Mountain View Day Worker Center. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Liability Waiting, on Dec 13, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 8 comments | 2564 Views

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Two fatalities, but fewer bike crashes in latest traffic update

An elderly Mountain View man died of his injuries following a collision in Mountain View three months ago, according to the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Law, on Dec 12, 2018 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 3536 Views

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Measure to curb rent control headed for 2020 ballot

A voter measure to nullify most provisions of Mountain View's rent control program is headed for the 2020 ballot. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Death to the Sneaky Repeal!, on Dec 11, 2018 at 4:39 pm | 22 comments | 3866 Views

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Parents rally against 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. 4, 2018
Last comment by Diane L Andrews, on Dec 11, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 45 comments | 6988 Views

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City grapples with turnover of top staffers

A changing of the guard is playing out at City Hall as several of Mountain View's top government employees have left their...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2018 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2809 Views

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Council greenlights 716 apartments, teacher housing

Mountain View City Council members gave a warm reception to a massive 716-unit apartment proposal Tuesday night, following...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2018 at 8:52 am | 30 comments | 9873 Views

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San Antonio school will serve neighborhood

Los Altos School District board members cautiously endorsed a plan to build a San Antonio school serving children in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by President Vladimir, on Dec 10, 2018 at 6:11 pm | 20 comments | 3724 Views

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Study approved to fix Rengstorff train crossing

Widely regarded as one of Mountain View's most hazardous traffic spots, the Caltrain crossing at Rengstorff Avenue is inching...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by fedup, on Dec 8, 2018 at 9:01 pm | 12 comments | 4065 Views

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Plan to delay minimum-wage hike defeated

A plan to hit the pause button on Mountain View's minimum wage increase was swiftly shot down at the Tuesday, Dec. 4, City...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by LOL, on Dec 7, 2018 at 6:35 pm | 11 comments | 3715 Views

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At long last, a winner in City Council race

In the final vote results announced Wednesday night, Alison Hicks won the undecided City Council seat with a narrow but significant...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by Polomom, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 3752 Views

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Man arrested after assaulting female postal worker

A 69-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a mail carrier, choking her and knocking...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Was it..., on Dec 7, 2018 at 5:06 am | 10 comments | 3636 Views

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Weekend car burglary spree outside Century 16

Mountain View police detectives are investigating a smash-and-grab spree outside of the Century Cinema 16 movie theaters...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by LoLo, on Dec 7, 2018 at 5:02 am | 23 comments | 7466 Views

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City could slow down minimum wage increases

Three years ago, Mountain View was in the vanguard of Silicon Valley cities boosting their minimum wage to balance out the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 6, 2018 at 4:43 pm | 26 comments | 2649 Views

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Crime brief: bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run

Mountain View police arrested a driver over the weekend after reports that he struck a homeless man riding a bicycle on Shoreline...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by schu, on Dec 6, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1924 Views

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Rash of vehicle thefts near Mountain View High School

Sixteen thefts on Friday stemmed from unlocked vehicles in the areas of Mountain View and Los Altos, police reported Monday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Cog, on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 3261 Views

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City slowly searches for a safe-parking spot

Creating safe parking lots around Mountain View has been the favored option to address the growing number of people living...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by mv_resident, on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 49 comments | 5711 Views
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