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Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 7312 Views

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Three teens charged with alleged hate crimes

Three Mountain View teenagers are in custody on hate crime and other charges after allegedly shouting racial epithets and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 48 comments | 6089 Views

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Guest opinion: The 'heartbeat' of Mountain View

As I meet with officials from neighboring communities, I am struck that they are not only impressed by downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by reader, on Dec 22, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 47 comments | 4531 Views

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Voters approve Measure B

With a comfortable margin, voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District approved the Measure B parcel tax measure...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on May 7, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 47 comments | 8180 Views

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Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 10900 Views

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Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Carless Californian, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 47 comments | 18120 Views

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Bike Share booted, but what will replace it?

Mountain View's Bike Share program, with its seven stations and dozens of rental bicycles, will be taken out in the coming...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Aug 9, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 47 comments | 12064 Views

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City wants feedback on tax ideas

With the November election on the horizon, city officials are trying to gauge whether local voters will support some new...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Howard, on Apr 17, 2018 at 9:42 am | 47 comments | 5281 Views

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Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek has died

Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek, known locally as an exemplary public servant, passed away this morning in Afghanistan at age...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon Claerbout, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 46 comments | 11581 Views

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Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Newsflash, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 41067 Views

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Rengstorff area bike tour highlights need for safer streets

Mounted on their bikes, a group of residents and city officials rolled through the Rengstorff Park neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 46 comments | 9972 Views

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The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 9693 Views

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Review: Crazy for craft beer

Never ask Ted Kim a simple question about beer. If you do, you're in for a discourse on the qualities of craft beer, its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 46 comments | 15865 Views

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Bay Area mayors call for Senate action on gun safety laws

More than 20 Bay Area mayors, including four on the Midpeninsula, are among 249 across the country who have signed a letter...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by body parts ripped up, torn off, on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:18 am | 45 comments | 3389 Views

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Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 11540 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 26, 2017 at 12:20 am | 45 comments | 16325 Views

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Landlords balk at rental fees

Focusing their frustrations on the city's new rent control law, landlords blasted what they described as a bloated $2.5 million...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 13, 2017 at 11:44 am | 45 comments | 7583 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 | 12004 Views

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Condos to replace rent-controlled apartments

More than a dozen rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for condominiums, thanks to a series of City...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Peter, on May 31, 2018 at 9:39 pm | 45 comments | 4427 Views

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Couple keeps on truckin'

Anyone heading down Latham Street in the past week has probably noticed it. Among the mobile homes that line both sides of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by True, on Sep 7, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 45 comments | 15894 Views
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