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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View police release findings of investigation into crash that killed 13-year-old

Graham Middle School student Andre Retana had fallen off his bicycle in front of a construction truck, where the driver could...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2022
Last comment by Polomom, on Apr 8, 2022 at 6:02 pm | 19 comments | 8263 Views

SPORTS

RICO suit against disability law firm settled

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against a San Jose law firm notorious for filing thousands of disability lawsuits...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Keltic. values, on Nov 29, 2019 at 8:00 am | 19 comments | 11990 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 5750 Views

OTHER ISSUES

UPDATE: Alleged drug dealer target of robbery

A victim of a recent home-invasion robbery in Mountain View was arrested for allegedly possessing drugs with the intent to...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bogaigh, on Oct 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 5468 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No quick fix for dangerous intersection

Despite discussion over two meetings, City Council members have yet to agree on a way to stop collisions at Clark Avenue...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by saejin, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:56 am | 19 comments | 8959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: new Rengstorff property should be a park

Council members voted against any possibility of redeveloping a lush, 1.22-acre piece of property on Rengstorff Avenue Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by tod ford, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 10082 Views

OTHER ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Must agree, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 10006 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 6013 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A magic bullet for the housing crisis?

Lacking the thousands of homes needed for the growing local workforce, Mountain View officials are calling on an unlikely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 13, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 19 comments | 7179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Books Inc moving to new Castro St. home

Mountain View's landmark bookstore, Books Inc., is planning to leave its downtown location of 15 years But it won't be going...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Jun 17, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 19 comments | 16490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rogue drone causes downtown power outage

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who crashed a drone into a high-voltage wire last night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Night walking hippie, on Jun 14, 2017 at 8:55 am | 19 comments | 8224 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Amid legal threats, committee backs away from mobile home rent control

Surrounded by legal threats on all sides, Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday backed away from plans to bring...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man , on Feb 2, 2018 at 3:09 pm | 19 comments | 8888 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated El Camino bus lanes fizzles out

After years of spinning its wheels, the controversial proposal to build dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real appears...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2018
Last comment by Martha, on Feb 1, 2018 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 10469 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Bay Area air quality among worst in nation

The Bay Area has some of the worst air quality in the nation but numbers have gradually improved over the last few years,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 27, 2018 at 9:42 pm | 19 comments | 6747 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Del Medio owners file appeal over rent increase petition

The owners of Del Medio Manor are appealing city officials' refusal to grant additional rent increases on their apartments. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Jul 24, 2018 at 12:43 pm | 19 comments | 4467 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council rejects tweaks to North Bayshore housing project

On Tuesday night, the City Council denied a request to heavily revise a proposed housing development, overruling concerns...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
Last comment by COP, on Sep 14, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 19 comments | 7320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FPPC launches investigation into councilman's potential conflict

A string of City Council decisions to facilitate a $100 million deal for a new public school site could be thrown into limbo...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:49 pm | 19 comments | 6687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mobile home residents file appeal over rent control

Despite a setback, Mountain View's mobile home residents are pressing forward with their demand to be included under the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 19 comments | 4973 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cannabis business files $900K claim against Mountain View after it was blocked from opening

A marijuana delivery business is seeking $900,000 in damages from the city of Mountain View, alleging that city staff blindsided...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Bill , on Jun 16, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 19 comments | 11884 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves massive Google Landings office project

One of Mountain View's largest ever office projects won the council's approval Tuesday night, paving the way for Google to...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes - Former Parks & Rec Commissioner, on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 30512 Views
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