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Another setback for Mountain View's ambitious automated transit plans

For more than a decade, Mountain View residents have been hearing about the city's grand, technology-driven transit plans...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2020
Last comment by David, on Feb 25, 2020 at 1:03 pm | 21 comments | 19087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer seeks to replace Mountain View auto repair shop with housing

The home of the former Motor Car Tune Up off of Moffett Boulevard could soon transform into four-story housing, under a new...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on May 5, 2022 at 11:32 pm | 21 comments | 7421 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 12127 Views

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Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 23442 Views

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Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 8856 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga joins City Council race

Perhaps only in local government could eight years seem like not enough time, but that's exactly how Margaret Abe-Koga describes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SWAN song, on May 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 8482 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 21 comments | 6051 Views

ELECTIONS

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 21 comments | 11428 Views

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Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 3236 Views

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Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma

It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by @@george_drysdale, on Jun 6, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 21 comments | 5433 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by rohit sharme, on Nov 19, 2017 at 5:17 am | 21 comments | 5459 Views

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Guest opinion: Donald Trump, Tom Means, and rent control in Mountain View

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Donald Trump's presidency has been his habit of appointing officials such as Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 20, 2017 at 10:20 am | 21 comments | 2984 Views

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RHC member accused of bias for being a tenant

A Mountain View landlord is seeking the resignation of Rental Housing Committee member Emily Ramos based on concerns that...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 26, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 3541 Views

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Late contributions boost City Council campaigns

Campaign donations are pouring in for John Inks in his bid for a third term on the Mountain View City Council. Just days...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, on Nov 21, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 21 comments | 1942 Views

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Huge crowd cheers on Trump impeachment

More than 200 people from across the South Bay flocked to downtown Mountain View on Tuesday evening in a show of support...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by alexprime, on Dec 24, 2019 at 2:36 am | 21 comments | 7239 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors vote to endorse Prop 13 reform measure

A state ballot measure that would upend decades of property tax protections for large commercial owners will soon have another...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 9, 2020 at 9:08 am | 21 comments | 10919 Views

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Defeat of Prop. 15 denies schools more revenue

Voters have rejected Proposition 15, a large tax increase on commercial properties, depriving schools of what could have...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 18, 2020 at 11:58 am | 21 comments | 4224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 6616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funds for schools or jobs downtown?

Some City Council members would like to subsidize a grocery store downtown, but Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, announced Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 20 comments | 6289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by inbetween, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 20 comments | 6934 Views
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