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Civil rights attorneys protest Mountain View's RV ban

Mountain View's proposed ban on large vehicles has provoked a stern warning from civil rights attorneys who say it would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by scott rodvold, on May 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm | 30 comments | 9379 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Dec 19, 2013 at 8:55 am | 16 comments | 9376 Views

ELECTIONS

Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 52 comments | 9375 Views

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Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 9373 Views

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District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 9370 Views

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 | 9369 Views

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Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 9367 Views

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City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 9367 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 | 9367 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 9361 Views

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City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 9361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 9360 Views

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Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 9358 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 | 9357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford researchers offer 3 ways to kill coronavirus on N95 masks, helping hospitals and first responders stretch limited supplies

A new website spearheaded by researchers at Stanford is helping hospitals and first responders across the globe to decontaminate...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2020 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 9354 Views

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Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy — literally — thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Muthiah, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 9350 Views

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Historic "cork room" slated for demolition soon inside Hangar One

Any day now one of the last unique artifacts of the pre WWII airship era is set to be destroyed -- a building inside Moffett...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by BOBBY, on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 20 comments | 9350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View housing project banks on VTA light rail despite low ridership

A Mountain View housing project up for approval next month is looking to cut down on parking, with hopes that future residents...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 3, 2021 at 10:25 pm | 17 comments | 9348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis seeks new school in Mountain View Whisman

Bullis Charter School officials announced on Tuesday a proposal to open a new charter school in the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Anthony Padilla, on Oct 22, 2018 at 11:02 am | 66 comments | 9345 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 9339 Views
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