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Ideafarm breaks his silence

A controversial Mountain View man has broken his long silence and is once again speaking out against the city and the county...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 57 comments | 7860 Views

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City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 24067 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 10532 Views

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Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:26 am | 56 comments | 6670 Views

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Council OKs new site for Day Worker Center

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Richard Drozek, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 56 comments | 8366 Views

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Mountain View City Council: Siegel, Matichak declare plans to run in 2020

It’s more than a year out, but Mountain View’s 2020 election for City Council is already beginning to take shape. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 20, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 56 comments | 5930 Views

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Council keeps retail cannabis laws largely intact

Striking a careful balance, City Council members agreed Tuesday night to place more restrictions on where commercial pot...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Mar 22, 2019 at 10:32 am | 56 comments | 14719 Views

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City Council rejects plans to replace Milk Pail with eight-story office building

The Mountain View City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to sink a proposal for an eight-story office building in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jean, on Sep 25, 2019 at 10:30 pm | 54 comments | 9203 Views

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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 10323 Views

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Letter to the editor: Will Mountain View please require masks?

In a letter to the editor, a Mountain View resident calls on the city to adopt a policy mandating masks in public. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on May 19, 2020 at 11:27 pm | 54 comments | 14521 Views

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Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 10711 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 54 comments | 11268 Views

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Acrimonious meeting reveals traffic woes

Following two collisions that killed pedestrians on California Street this year, the Shoreline West Association of Neighbors...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Safe Driver, on Oct 24, 2012 at 9:25 am | 54 comments | 6614 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 11089 Views

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Parents shocked, upset over removal of four principals

School communities throughout the Mountain View Whisman School District are demanding answers after a surprise move by school...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by DTMV, on Mar 19, 2018 at 7:25 am | 53 comments | 15350 Views

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Switching gears, LASD seeks to condemn Federal Realty site

Los Altos School District officials announced last week that they plan to use eminent domain to acquire land located on the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Acronym Explainer, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 53 comments | 11159 Views

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Row houses to replace apartments on N. Rengstorff

On Tuesday Mountain View's newest City Council members were hesitant to displace 32 households in an apartment complex at...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by CrawlWalkRun, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:06 pm | 53 comments | 13071 Views

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Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 53 comments | 14707 Views

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School board mulls relocating hundreds of students

Big changes in school attendance boundaries and transfer policies could mean that as many as 800 students may be moved from...

Original post made on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by CA Native, on May 17, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 53 comments | 6497 Views

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Ghysels confirms relationship with principal

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has acknowledged that he is in a relationship with a...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Juana, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 53 comments | 30796 Views
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