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ELECTIONS

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by NextGenStinks, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Yay!, 4 hours ago | 7 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by corrupt, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 1395 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no verdict on school boundary changes

After another six-hour meeting over the weekend, Mountain View Whisman School District's boundary committee will be heading...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by old observer, 13 hours ago | 6 comments | 2745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to make Mountain View a human rights city

Spurred by a wave of intolerance in the national political discourse, local leaders last week signed up Mountain View as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jared Martin, 18 hours ago | 23 comments | 11535 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 21, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 6 comments | 1596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's board is set to expand

Despite public opposition, the El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed Monday night to expand the nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pause & Consider, on May 21, 2017 at 11:00 am | 9 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 2738 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rent committee to take up first-ever price limits

Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee is poised on Monday to set the city's first-ever cap on rent increases, as well...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 20, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 18 comments | 1301 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Naples with love

It was the authentic Neapolitan pizza I went for, but it was the spaghetti carbonara ($16) that I loved and dreamed about...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on May 20, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google relaunches Bay View project

As Google embarks on its ambitious plans to create a signature headquarters, the company's building spree is now stretching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by jean, on May 20, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 4184 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VA Palo Alto sued for veteran's 'wrongful death'

The family of a 72-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has filed a lawsuit in this week against VA Palo Alto Health Care System,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Bill D, on May 20, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 203 Views

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North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing — if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by a MV resident, on May 19, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More enforcement of Bay Area commuter benefits program on its way

Enforcement of the Bay Area's commuter benefits program is being stepped up and unregistered employers may be fined and face...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on May 19, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by I/O Attendee, on May 19, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School district's open process raises hope

One of the Mountain View Whisman School District's top priorities, as reflected by district leaders and the district's five-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on May 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 130 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local teens win Schola Cantorum poetry contest

The Schola Cantorum choir held its second poetry contest for local high school students. They received over 90 submissions...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by a sonnet, on May 19, 2017 at 9:59 am | 5 comments | 1198 Views

AROUND TOWN

New rent control committee gets an earful

At its first meeting, Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee dipped its toes into a torrent of controversy surrounding...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 19, 2017 at 9:45 am | 65 comments | 5375 Views
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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 3,486 views

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