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Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 11388 Views

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Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 11378 Views

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Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 15 comments | 11374 Views

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Mountain View police officers named in lawsuit over traumatic forced exam of 5-year-old's genitals

A Mountain View family filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that Mountain View Police Department officers unlawfully...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by The Registrant, on Oct 18, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 11372 Views

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Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 11371 Views

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Experts consider how long the coronavirus crisis will last — and how we'll get out of it

Health officials have been reluctant to predict the duration of the coronavirus outbreak, but most measures indicate that...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Rich, on Apr 10, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 27 comments | 11357 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group withdraws ballot measure aimed at weakening Mountain View's rent control law

A landlord-backed initiative that would have effectively repealed much of Mountain View's rent control law will not appear...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 27, 2020 at 8:08 pm | 30 comments | 11355 Views

ELECTIONS

Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 11341 Views

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Old Nob Hill Foods Location

Now that Nob Hill has opened up its larger, fancier store, what are the plans for the old location next door? I would love...

Original post made by MVResidentX on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by carl m, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:07 am | 17 comments | 11330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big cuts coming for Mountain View schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to cut positions and drop programs as a means to scale back the size...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 3, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 26 comments | 11323 Views

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Mobile home residents seek rent control

On Dec. 4, the city's Rental Housing Commission is set to consider expanding Mountain View's rent control to the city's six...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Dec 4, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 34 comments | 11321 Views

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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Markle, on Mar 28, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 41 comments | 11321 Views

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Now under the state's 'purple' tier, here's what is and isn't allowed in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties returned to the state's most restrictive COVID-19 level, the "purple" tier, after California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by Groot, on Feb 1, 2021 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 11320 Views

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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 11316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 11309 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 11304 Views

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Two MV residents arrested in drug bust

Police arrested two Mountain View residents last week after a search of their home turned up methamphetamine and a loaded...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Los AltoserX, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 11304 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 11302 Views

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Will NASA Ames workers be 'guinea pigs' for Google?

Google is planning to take a leap forward in the development of its self-driving car by removing drivers from test vehicles...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 26 comments | 11296 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cannabis business files $900K claim against Mountain View after it was blocked from opening

A marijuana delivery business is seeking $900,000 in damages from the city of Mountain View, alleging that city staff blindsided...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Bill , on Jun 16, 2020 at 7:14 pm | 19 comments | 11295 Views
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