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Mountain View approves fees on housing already considered too costly to build

Paying for infrastructure is expensive, and Mountain View is going to need a lot of cash to build out new areas of the city...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 994 Views

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With Mountain View's parking ban tied up in court, a construction project is pushing inhabited RVs off of Crisanto Avenue

A portion of Crisanto Avenue has been cleared of parked vehicles to make way for construction at Rengstorff Park, forcing...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by Local, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 4002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In a quest to spur housing growth, Mountain View looks to redeveloping shopping centers

As cities across California search for new places to allow more housing growth, Mountain View is relying on a new approach...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on May 24, 2022 at 3:06 pm | 31 comments | 7647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain is back to its regular schedule this week, after construction reduced its service

Caltrain returns to its regular schedule Monday, May 23, with 104 trains each day following the completion of mid-county...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by James Thurber, on May 23, 2022 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sticker shock as state gas prices soar past $6 a gallon

Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the steadily rising cost of living while speaking Wednesday at a Bakersfield clinic after receiving...

Original post made on May. 23, 2022
Last comment by James Thurber, on May 23, 2022 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto

Its name has the cachet of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 23, 2022 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View looks to replace safe parking site with high-density affordable housing

A former Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) parking lot currently serving homeless residents in Mountain View could soon...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 20, 2022 at 11:31 pm | 33 comments | 4941 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteers sought for Caltrain advisory committee

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the entity that manages Caltrain, is seeking a volunteer each from San Francisco,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Heather Zimmerman, on May 20, 2022 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piano teacher surrenders to Los Altos police following sexual battery warrant

A San Jose piano teacher who conducts private lessons in the South Bay surrendered to Los Altos police Wednesday following...

Original post made on May. 19, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on May 20, 2022 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 19, 2022 at 12:29 pm | 17 comments | 3405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Luna Vista apartments open to the public

The Luna Vista apartment complex hosted its grand opening Friday, May 6, officially opening the doors to the 70-unit building...

Original post made on May. 18, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on May 18, 2022 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2048 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next door to NASA Ames

Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the Bay is finally complete and open to employees, marking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on May 18, 2022 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 4336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View approves controversial infill apartments despite concerns over trees, air quality

It was a tough series of trade-offs involving trees, parking and environmental health, but the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 17, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 26 comments | 15010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scores of protestors gather at 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest in downtown Mountain View

Protestors gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday to voice their support for abortion rights as part of a nationwide...

Original post made on May. 16, 2022
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 16, 2022 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 3176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Two teenagers were injured early Thursday morning when one of them accidentally discharged a firearm while he was in his...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by , on May 13, 2022 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

AROUND TOWN

With more enforcement power than ever, state relies on activists to enforce the 'duplex law'

Senate Bill 9 was expected to herald the end of single-family zoning. But four months in, little has changed. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 3, 2022
Last comment by Momandpoplandlord, on May 13, 2022 at 3:14 pm | 10 comments | 2615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How bad is water use in California? March is the worst so far, up 19%

Ignoring urgent pleas from water officials, Californians used substantially more water after a record-dry three months gripped...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by AB, on May 12, 2022 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

ELECTIONS

Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cordelia, on May 11, 2022 at 10:52 pm | 5 comments | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's planning commission backs seven-story office project at San Antonio Center following big revisions

The third redevelopment phase of Mountain View's San Antonio shopping center is nearing the finish line, after the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2022
Last comment by Andrew G., on May 10, 2022 at 3:30 pm | 24 comments | 4563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police investigating antisemitic graffiti at an elementary school as a hate crime

The Mountain View Police Department is investigating antisemitic graffiti discovered at Landels Elementary School this week...

Original post made on May. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 10, 2022 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 2392 Views
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