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AROUND TOWN

Housing outlook: Why 2024 will be a better market for both sellers and buyers

The California Association of Realtors predicts slower economic growth and cooling inflation will bring down mortgage interest...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2023
Last comment by JAFO, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police nab man with loaded gun after he allegedly tried to steal bicycle tires in Mountain View

A man attempting to steal bicycle tires outside an apartment complex was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm in public...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2023
Last comment by Myrmecophaga, on Sep 30, 2023 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 3316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gavin Newsom signs law boosting minimum wage for fast-food workers. Is $20 enough?

More than half a million fast food workers, mostly minorities and women, will earn higher minimum wage because Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2023
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Sep 30, 2023 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1347 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local leaders share statements on the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's 'trailblazing' leadership

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator in the country's history and the first woman to be San Francisco's...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2023
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AROUND TOWN

Governor signs two Berman bills that target greater gun safety

On Sept. 26 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills, authored by Assembly member Marc Berman, that empower the state DOJ to conduct...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2023
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 28, 2023 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school districts hold joint meeting ahead of high-stakes negotiations over Shoreline tax money

The city council and two local school boards sat down for a rare joint meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, as the three entities...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2023
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 28, 2023 at 3:12 pm | 15 comments | 4326 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View picks developer to turn safe parking site into dense affordable housing

On Tuesday evening, the Mountain View City Council selected Affirmed Housing, an affordable housing developer, to convert...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by ivg, on Sep 27, 2023 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life in a rented sleeping pod

Culinary student Karthik Manjappa arrived in the Bay Area with two suitcases and $1,000 in his bank account -- not nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by sarahdox, on Sep 27, 2023 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View hit with several lawsuits alleging unsafe walking conditions

The City of Mountain View is facing multiple lawsuits alleging negligence and dangerous conditions on public property, with...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Probably74, on Sep 27, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 7598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council ends six-decade school fields partnership, gives district final offer for new agreement

The Mountain View City Council voted to terminate an agreement for the joint operation of campus fields Tuesday night, while...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 26, 2023 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 8668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View is drafting a new plan for parks and open space, seeking community input on future vision

Mountain View is looking to expand its park system with an ambitious plan that will bring more parks, trails and open spaces...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 26, 2023 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2349 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Canine casting call: TheatreWorks is picking a pup for a role in its next production

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is currently considering canine candidates for the role of mystery author Agatha Christie’s...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2023
Last comment by Otilia Martinez, on Sep 24, 2023 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3340 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New studies aim to speed up Palo Alto's redesign of rail crossings

Eager to take advantage of recently acquired federal and state grants, Palo Alto is preparing to speed up its tortuous, decade-long...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2023
Last comment by VictorBishop, on Sep 22, 2023 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board signals interest in signing new agreement with city on school fields

Mountain View Whisman board members showed interest in reaching a new deal for the joint operation of school fields, potentially...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 22, 2023 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Showing property can be a dangerous job

The National Association of Realtors revealed that more than 300,000 Realtors across the U.S. reported fearing for their...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by JAFO, on Sep 22, 2023 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Friday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended a Spare the Air alert through Friday due to wildfire smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2023 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged to think bigger as it rezones San Antonio Road for housing

As Palo Alto prepares to transform an industrial area around San Antonio Road into the city's next residential hub, housing...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2023
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Sep 21, 2023 at 10:58 am | 6 comments | 5199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citing big funding needs, Mountain View looks to put tax measure to a vote in 2024

A revenue measure that will increase taxes is making its way onto the general election ballot in November 2024, with the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2023
Last comment by Clarence Rown, on Sep 18, 2023 at 3:29 pm | 26 comments | 6947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council approves another round of local firearm regulations

The Mountain View City Council voted 6-0 on Tuesday to adopt two firearm safety ordinances that require firearm dealers to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2023
Last comment by Clarence Rown, on Sep 16, 2023 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 4144 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View looks to bring back gatekeeper projects, with an eye towards streamlining approval process

The city of Mountain View is looking to clean up its process for so-called gatekeeper projects, where developers propose...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2023
Last comment by JAFO, on Sep 16, 2023 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 4519 Views
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