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City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, 10 hours ago | 85 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by John Tucker, 12 hours ago | 40 comments | 843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, 13 hours ago | 44 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by zap, 13 hours ago | 18 comments | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 3434 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polls find support for high school bond measure

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is gearing up for a potential bond measure next year aimed at accommodating...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by MVHS parent, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 1034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground planned for Mountain View

Mountain View could soon be the latest Bay Area city to build an all-inclusive playspace known as a Magical Bridge Playground....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Oct 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5663 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 9400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another smoke advisory issued for Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued another smoke advisory because of continued heavy smoke in the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Oct 17, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1290 Views

BOOKS

Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 762 Views

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Council OKs art installation for children's library

The Mountain View Library Children’s Services Area will receive a whimsical upgrade by artist Lisa Long. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 16, 2017 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 756 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by the rest of the story, on Oct 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 20 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rental committee considers $160 annual fee on all apartments

The cost of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a price tag -- about $160 annually for each apartment in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 15, 2017 at 6:16 am | 40 comments | 4076 Views

BOOKS

Downed power lines lead to apartment fire

Mountain View firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire at a two-story apartment building in the 400 block of Escuela Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2155 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Petitions ready for rent adjustment requests

Mountain View's new system for settling the myriad disputes over the cost of apartment rents is now ready for show time....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 14, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 23 comments | 1199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four teens cited for MV car theft

A Mountain View woman's car was stolen and ended up in a Sunnyvale impound lot over the weekend after four teens reportedly...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council paves the way for a San Antonio school

Calling a neighborhood school and park land a top priority in the San Antonio Shopping Center area, Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Some info, on Oct 12, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 17 comments | 2993 Views
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