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With lawsuit resolved, Mountain View will start enforcing its RV parking ban next month

After years of delays caused by a voter referendum, a lawsuit and a major undertaking to install thousands of signs, the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2022
Last comment by MV Resident, on Sep 6, 2022 at 3:43 pm | 16 comments | 6149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Want to know what your neighborhood might look like in the future? Here's the latest on Mountain View's multifamily housing update

Mountain View is looking to shift its R3 zoning ordinance toward a less restrictive approach while working to curb displacement...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Sep 4, 2022 at 1:36 pm | 12 comments | 4256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View reaches settlement agreement over RV parking ban lawsuit

The city of Mountain View announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative settlement with plaintiffs in a case challenging...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2022
Last comment by SalsaMusic, on Aug 31, 2022 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 3695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mask mandate lifted at Mountain View Whisman schools as COVID cases drop in Santa Clara County

When school started last week, Mountain View Whisman was one of the few districts in the region with a mask mandate in place....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Robin, on Aug 30, 2022 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 5763 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tents must come down, city says, as restaurants, customers push back

The city notified businesses that they need to remove temporary tent structures for fire code reasons. Some restaurant owners...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Aug 25, 2022 at 10:28 pm | 22 comments | 12160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 25, 2022 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

West Nile virus on the rise in Santa Clara County as drought conditions persist

As Santa Clara County faces its driest year to date in the past 128 years, county officials say drought conditions are causing...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2022
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 24, 2022 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

BOOKS

Two seats open on high school district board as Torok and Walter announce they won't seek re-election

Two longtime Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District board members have announced they won't be seeking reelection...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COVID case levels fall after three-month surge in Santa Clara County

COVID-19 case levels in the county have begun to fall for the first time since mid-May, but still remain high due to highly...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Aug 22, 2022 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto City Council signals support for taller condos on San Antonio Road

The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2022
Last comment by People Need Water, on Aug 22, 2022 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 3128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State attorney general urges public sector workers to apply for student loan forgiveness before deadline

In partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the Campaign for California Borrowers' Rights on Monday launched...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2022 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1996 Views

AROUND TOWN

With Mountain View poised to grow by 15,000 units, planning commissioners worry about parks, utilities and public services

An environmental review of Mountain View's ambitious plans to grow its housing by 15,000 units is out for public review,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Aug 21, 2022 at 7:15 am | 12 comments | 4808 Views

ELECTIONS

What's it like to serve on the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury? Here's a peek behind the curtain

Unlike being selected for jury duty, serving on the Santa Clara Civil Grand Jury is a voluntary commitment that former members...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heat and wildfire smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

Lingering smoke from wildland fires in Northern California, combined with a one-day heat wave in the forecast has resulted...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

ELECTIONS

It's official: Five candidates to run in Mountain View City Council race this November

Five candidates filed papers to run for the Mountain View City Council by the Friday, Aug. 12, deadline, according to the...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 3:16 pm | 8 comments | 4505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anticipation, nerves and excitement as kids return for the first day of school

At Monta Loma Elementary School on Wednesday, the first day of the third school year to begin during the pandemic looked...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

ELECTIONS

With filing deadline fast approaching, Mountain View City Council incumbents facing little competition

Incumbents Lucas Ramirez, Ellen Kamei and Alison Hicks all filed their candidate documents this week. While three challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 2801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman set to begin school year with mask mandate still in place

When students and teachers kick off the new school year tomorrow, Aug. 10, in the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2022
Last comment by Keyzer Soze , on Aug 20, 2022 at 1:43 pm | 18 comments | 4497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman school board race is uncontested

With the period for candidates to file to run for office now officially closed, it's an uncontested race to serve on Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Aug 20, 2022 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 2660 Views

ELECTIONS

Three incumbents, three new faces pull papers for Mountain View City Council race

The Mountain View City Council race is beginning to heat up with three incumbents and three newcomers pulling papers for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Robin, on Aug 16, 2022 at 1:31 pm | 18 comments | 6097 Views
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