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Castro Street's car-free future

At what some describe as a make-or-break juncture for downtown Mountain View, the city is pressing ahead with plans to steer...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Not Sure, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 4777 Views

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Letters to the editor: Affordable housing, natural gas ban

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 6 edition on Mountain View's natural gas ban and affordable housing. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
Last comment by L0L, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View City Council makes mental health a priority after youth suicides

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to turn youth mental health into a top priority next year,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 4654 Views

BOOKS

Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
Last comment by 3dollaressay, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 1495 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Five hospitalized after hazmat incident at Mountain View robotics company

Five people were hospitalized Thursday after a hazardous materials incident at a robotics company in Mountain View, fire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jane S, on Dec 13, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 3558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County explores universal basic income for former foster youth

Santa Clara County Supervisors are looking into providing a universal basic income for young adults aging out of the county's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn, on Dec 13, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1667 Views

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Mountain View council scrambles to save older apartments

The city's good intentions to save a few dozen cheap apartments from demolition nearly ended up backfiring when plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by He's Baaack!, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 6112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman board approves $259M school bond measure for March 2020 ballot

The Mountain View Whisman School District is asking voters to approve a $259 million bond aimed at fixing old school facilities...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson is funny, on Dec 13, 2019 at 9:02 am | 19 comments | 5187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas line break closes El Camino Real in Mountain View

A construction crew punctured a gas line along El Camino Real in Mountain View Thursday morning, leading to a brief evacuation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Oh Jake, on Dec 12, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry Hambrecht, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 5648 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Police seeking suspects in REI jacket theft

Mountain View police are looking for a man and a woman who allegedly stole jackets from an REI Tuesday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
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BevMo! pays $359K consumer protection settlement

Retail beverage giant BevMo! will pay $359,000 to resolve a consumer protection lawsuit contending that the company sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by cheaters, on Dec 11, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

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Police seeking driver who crashed BMW on Highway 101 in Mountain View

A suspect is still at large after fleeing from police in Mountain View and then crashing a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 early...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 10, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3823 Views

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New tree, same spirit at Mountain View's holiday celebration

A cheerful crowd assembled at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration Monday night. The old cedar tree that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Sharon Houser, on Dec 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 2636 Views

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Mountain View City Council greenlights seven-story San Antonio office project

Mountain View City Council members gave tentative approval to an office project Tuesday night that would add to the latest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resifent, on Dec 10, 2019 at 7:39 am | 18 comments | 9007 Views

ELECTIONS

Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 6018 Views

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Pop-up artisan market returns to downtown Mountain View

Downtown shoppers looking for a personal touch during the gift-giving season are in luck. Mountain View's pop-up artisan...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Eric , on Dec 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 5847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Out-of-town landlords, on Dec 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 7292 Views

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Dozens of landlords have unpaid rent control fees

About 1 out of every 20 apartments in Mountain View is delinquent in paying its required fees under the city's rent control...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 7, 2019 at 1:43 pm | 14 comments | 8529 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford law professor testifies to Trump's 'abuse of power' in House Judiciary Committee

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan was one of three legal scholars who told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 2384 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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