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Tensions grow between LASD and Bullis Charter

Los Altos School District board members on Monday night accused Bullis Charter School of not being forthcoming with its enrollment...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by A concerned LA property owner, on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 66 comments | 9896 Views

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City considers 471-home project in Sylvan Park

A massive 471-unit apartment project in the city's Sylvan Park neighborhood will be considered this evening by the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Wow, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:46 pm | 65 comments | 11772 Views

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Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 10827 Views

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Another shooting death in Mountain View

A 16-year-old was shot to death on the 100 block of Higdon Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Currently no witnesses...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Get A Clue, on Jun 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 64 comments | 10098 Views

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Google backs 5,000 new homes in North Bayshore

In a planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Google declared support of zoning for as many as 5,000 homes north of Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by long-term-understanding-needed-MV, on Sep 14, 2014 at 9:14 am | 63 comments | 13248 Views

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Save Shoreline's burrowing owls

Once numbering in the hundreds around the Bay, the western burrowing owl in Santa Clara County is now down to fewer than...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Steve Marsh, on Dec 3, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 63 comments | 10245 Views

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Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

Police apprehended Jose Alfredo Romero, 19, on Wednesday evening as he walked out of the Jack in the Box on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 9, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 62 comments | 10498 Views

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Measure V backers to rally at City Hall

With the future of rent control on the line, the Mountain View Tenants Coalition is making another show of force with a rally...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mike rose, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 61 comments | 5420 Views

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MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 59 comments | 6360 Views

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Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 8693 Views

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Council moves ahead with milder RV ban

The City Council approved a complicated muddle of measures to restrict large RVs and trailers from parking on city streets....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by These are NOT all poor people., on Jun 17, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 59 comments | 8242 Views

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Blind date robbers strike again

For the second time in two days, a pair of robbers lured two out-of-town men into a lurid trap. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Write M. Hard, on Jul 27, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 59 comments | 64283 Views

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San Antonio center near completion

It took nearly half a decade, but a massive new office campus at the San Antonio Shopping Center is almost complete. The...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:38 am | 58 comments | 15543 Views

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Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by sfcanative, on May 9, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 58 comments | 7373 Views

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Ahead of rent-control vote, eviction spree hits tenants

For Elized Ramirez, this is a time of uncertainty, when her longstanding financial planning has been thrown into limbo. In...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 58 comments | 12147 Views

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El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 20104 Views

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The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 22113 Views

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Council pushes back on hefty cost of affordable housing

A proposed affordable housing project at 950 W. El Camino Real hit a snag last week after Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Polomom, on Jul 23, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 56 comments | 6219 Views

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School board favors Cooper Park housing

Responding to an overwhelming need by local school teachers for more affordable housing, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 5, 2018 at 9:20 am | 55 comments | 10286 Views

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City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 55 comments | 8666 Views
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