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ELECTIONS

City Council dumps high-density vision for Terra Bella amid protests from neighbors

An ambitious plan that would have set the stage for dense development in the Terra Bella area of Mountain View got axed Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by A.Nonymous, on Nov 22, 2019 at 2:00 am | 3 comments | 9546 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 9543 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County extends eviction moratorium through September

Facing the threat of mass displacement, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a ban...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 11 comments | 9542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 9540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth candidate, Manny Velasco, joins race for Mountain View Whisman school board

A longtime Mountain View Whisman School District employee is joining the race for the school board this November, vowing...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Sonia Mann, on Oct 13, 2020 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 9538 Views

AROUND TOWN

President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 9537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council seeks to revise pot shop rules

Four Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday to revisit regulations for cannabis businesses in Mountain View, just...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 16, 2019 at 2:13 pm | 38 comments | 9536 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mixed reactions accompany South Bay minimum wage increases

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos are among the south bay cities that saw their minimum wage rates increase in the new...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Jan 4, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 9533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 9524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 9523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SummerWinds nursery closing due to high rent

Mountain View is losing its SummerWinds Nursery. Palo Alto will become one of three remaining Bay Area locations after the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:49 am | 27 comments | 9519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by voting FOR rent control, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:58 am | 36 comments | 9518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District applies for a waiver to reopen schools early

The Los Altos School District is seeking to reopen its schools for in-person instruction early, filing for a waiver that...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Sep 1, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 9516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 9516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City calls for apartment rents to roll back

Owners of nearly 15,000 apartments in Mountain View are now obligated to immediately lower their rents to October 2015 rates,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:28 am | 38 comments | 9515 Views

ELECTIONS

Election roundup: Local races kick off as county officials adjust to the coronavirus pandemic

This week marks the beginning of an unusual campaign season, in which candidate oaths are done via video call and county...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:15 am | 28 comments | 9513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 41 comments | 9505 Views

ELECTIONS

Special interest groups invest in council election

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by mike, on Oct 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 9502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 29 comments | 9497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT program gets its own campus

With Castro Elementary School at full capacity, trustees decided last week to move the school's popular PACT program to a...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 130 comments | 9495 Views
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