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OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 9858 Views

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MV pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian struck by a car in Mountain View last week has died, his family and Santa Clara County medical examiner's officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Law Abiding, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 33 comments | 9852 Views

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It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 9851 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 | 9851 Views

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More high-density condos proposed for Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood

Mountain View's fastest growing neighborhood may soon have another high-density housing project on the way, with a newly...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Nov 12, 2021 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 9850 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill-De Anza board faces contested race

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees often sits out during the November general election,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Paula Noonan, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 9850 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Swift verdict in John Getreu trial: Guilty of first-degree murder

After a two-week jury trial, John Getreu has been convicted of murdering 21-year-old Janet Ann Taylor on Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Jay, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 9845 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 9843 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 | 9831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 9827 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 | 9827 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 | 9822 Views

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The wrecking ball swings for another 59 homes

For the third time in recent months, Mountain View City Council members held their noses and made a show of disapproval even...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 9822 Views

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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 | 9821 Views

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'Plan for the worst but hope for the best' - How one local hospital is gearing up for the 'surge'

As the coronavirus wreaks havoc across Santa Clara County, how is Mountain View's local hospital preparing to handle an escalating...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Benefit of the Doubt, on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 9819 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 9817 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 | 9816 Views

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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 | 9815 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 9814 Views

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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 | 9813 Views
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