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What’s new with the Housing Element? City staff talks changes made to second draft after state rejected Mountain View’s first attempt

Mountain View city staff plan to submit their second draft of the Housing Element – a once-every-eight-years process where...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 22, 2022 at 1:31 pm | 18 comments | 2419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City and school district team up for bike safety workshops for Mountain View students

The city of Mountain View's Safe Routes to School program has partnered with the Mountain View Whisman School District to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 22, 2022 at 1:36 am | 11 comments | 3627 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto partners with Mountain View, other Peninsula cities in planning colossal upgrade to wastewater plant

Seeking to reduce the amount of nitrogen that flows into the San Francisco Bay, Palo Alto and its partner cities are preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge sentences Elizabeth Holmes to over 11 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes to 11 years and three months in prison on Friday, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 20, 2022 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Trustee Juan Aranda has Passed Away

It was shared at last night's MVWSD school board meeting that former trustee Juan Aranda has passed away. While he passed...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Nov 18, 2022 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five arrested in connection with death of a man in June at a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert

After months of investigation, Mountain View police have arrested five men in connection with two violent incidents that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2022
Last comment by Juan, on Nov 17, 2022 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 6175 Views

ELECTIONS

Incumbent Gary Kremen concedes defeat in Valley Water race

As Santa Clara County's vote counts for the Nov. 8 midterm election continue to trickle in, one contest finally has a winner:...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Nov 17, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council approves Google's massive mixed-use development in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the Middlefield Park Master Plan, Google’s massive mixed-use development...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by JC, on Nov 17, 2022 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 5883 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomer Eisenberg is surpassing incumbent Kremen for Valley Water seat

The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District's District 7 seat is looking like a potential upset as newcomer Rebecca Eisenberg...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 16, 2022 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Climate bills brighten mood at Midpeninsula summit

Energized by expected windfalls from state and federal climate bills, Silicon Valley's elected leaders, industry experts...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 16, 2022 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views

ELECTIONS

Jensen will hang on as Jonsen continues to squeak ahead in Santa Clara County sheriff's race

Former Palo Alto police Chief Robert "Bob" Jonsen continues his lead over Kevin Jensen in the hotly contested race for Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Nov 16, 2022 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council slated to vote on massive Middlefield Park Master Plan development on Nov. 15

The Mountain View City Council is slated to consider approval of Google’s massive Middlefield Park Master Plan at its Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 16, 2022 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area air district to join COP27 climate summit

Representatives of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Ok, on Nov 13, 2022 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dessert destinations: New cakes, patisserie and pastry-forward coffee shops abound

As the weather takes a turn for the chillier and nightfall hits earlier, the Peninsula has come through for locals with a...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by minor character, on Nov 12, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs: New dance studio, nonprofit grants and biking for a good cause

This week in community briefs, West Valley Dance Company opens a second Mountain View location, Santa Clara County announces...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by Grant Grundler, on Nov 12, 2022 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View adopts reach codes that alter solar panel, electric vehicle charging station requirements

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously to amend the city’s reach codes, including new electric vehicle charging...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 11, 2022 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 4413 Views

AROUND TOWN

State to withhold $1B in funding to spur more aggressive efforts to reduce homelessness

California will withhold $1 billion in funding until the state's local governments develop new plans to reduce homelessness,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 10, 2022 at 11:52 pm | 11 comments | 1632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen driver involved in fatal Redwood City car crash may face vehicular manslaughter charges

The 17-year-old driver of a car that collided with another, resulting in the death of two and the injury of four others Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 10, 2022 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 3462 Views

ELECTIONS

California election results: Who won? Which propositions passed?

After tens of millions of dollars in spending, thousands of door knocks and hundreds of attack ads, voting ended Nov. 8 in...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commission recommends temporary office development cap downtown, but with some conditions

With concerns about parking and the jobs-housing imbalance top of mind, city staff want to put a temporary limit on office...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Nov 9, 2022 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1906 Views
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