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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 24 comments | 11498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 11493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 65 comments | 11492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by hat's why they have elections, on Sep 19, 2015 at 8:29 am | 138 comments | 11491 Views

AROUND TOWN

11-story housing proposal moves forward

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow a compact housing project to move forward that could end...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Howard, on May 30, 2018 at 8:21 pm | 52 comments | 11491 Views

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Airbnb hosts ignore city rules

Mountain View's new regulations on Airbnb and other short-term rental services are off to a sluggish start. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2020
Last comment by St Francis Acres Neighbor, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 18 comments | 11482 Views

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City blames contractors for janitor job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts Thursday, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gustavo , on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 11479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 11474 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rejects request to increase rents

A request to raise rents at a small apartment complex located at 184 Centre St. was rejected last month by Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 13, 2018 at 6:27 pm | 115 comments | 11458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames 'Living Museum' debuts downtown

The NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year with a 17-piece "living museum."...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Winon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 11455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 37 comments | 11451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group to seek referendum on San Antonio project

Community organizers are seeking to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio Shopping Center this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2014 at 6:15 am | 40 comments | 11441 Views

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Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Who are the wealthiest?, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 11438 Views

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To save affordable housing, Mountain View looks to buy aging apartments

In an effort to stave off gentrification and preserve the remaining affordable housing in Mountain View, city officials are...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 29, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 38 comments | 11437 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council reapproves RV ban, with enforcement set to begin in April

Calling it a clear mandate from voters, the Mountain View City Council voted 7-0 Wednesday morning to reinstate its RV parking...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2020
Last comment by Prepare for Riots?, on Dec 13, 2020 at 8:55 pm | 23 comments | 11431 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 14 comments | 11430 Views

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Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Jeff T, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 11417 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voter Guide: Measures P and Q

Mountain View voters will see two tax initiatives on their Nov. 6 ballots. Measures P and Q -- a business license update...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by kero from near Caltrain, on Nov 3, 2018 at 10:46 am | 7 comments | 11408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 11403 Views

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Despite defeat in court, Mountain View's mobile home residents fight to expand rent control

For years, Mountain View's mobile home residents have waged a legal battle to extend the city's rent control law to its six...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 11397 Views
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