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Council approves natural gas ban, electric car requirements

Despite some last-minute reservations, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday unanimously gave final approval to a broad...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 6, 2020 at 12:10 pm | 13 comments | 9404 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 | 9403 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 | 9402 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 | 9400 Views

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Local bans on residential evictions extended into August, but may leave business tenants behind

Cities and counties throughout California are racing to extend emergency rules prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 1, 2020 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 9397 Views

ELECTIONS

Mobile home residents ready to sue city over rent control

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee could soon be headed back to the courtroom over a decision to exclude tenants at...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Ignorance is bliss, on Mar 29, 2018 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 9393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why I voted in favor of implementing a credit-no credit grading system in MVLA schools this semester

In a guest opinion, Sanjay Dave, president of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District school board, writes about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Concerned parent , on May 18, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 9392 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 | 9389 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 9387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following early morning stabbing at Mountain View's Sports Page Bar

Police arrested 29-year-old Pleasanton resident Ronald Ferrari in connection with a stabbing that took place early Sunday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by JS, on May 10, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 9382 Views

ELECTIONS

Six square off in heated City Council race

It's a pivotal time for the city of Mountain View, and the stakes have become abundantly clear in this year's City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lies of omission , on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 9380 Views

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What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on May 31, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 9379 Views

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Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 9377 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 | 9374 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 9374 Views

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Pedestrian accidents hit 10-year high

Pedestrian-related collisions rose sharply in Mountain View last year, reaching the highest number of reported accidents...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2018
Last comment by Children, on Mar 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm | 74 comments | 9371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 9370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 9369 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 9369 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 9367 Views
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