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Council seeks way to remove rent committee members

Mountain View city officials are drafting policies that would allow them to remove members of the city's Rental Housing Committee,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:03 pm | 32 comments | 3376 Views

ELECTIONS

Get Congress to Impeach and remove Trump (and Pence)

Local stories are nice. The quality of life here in Mountain View is partly determined by local decionmakers. But there are...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 533 Views

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Popular eatery worries its days are numbered

On a weekday night on Castro Street, it's hard to find a more popular spot than Bierhaus. After 4:30 p.m. or so, the downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dan Sakols, on Jan 5, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Car burglary suspect arrested

A 30-year-old Morgan Hill man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday after he was reportedly seen breaking into multiple...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Glass, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested after RV search finds guns, drugs

Police arrested two men last week on drug and weapons-related charges after officers found the suspects in an RV containing...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Irina, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 1822 Views

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San Jose man ID'd in fatal crash with Google bus

Officials released the identity of the man who died on Dec. 27 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by cc-r, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 3136 Views

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Morning quake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jan 4, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smash-and-grab burglars steal ATM from Michael's at Shoreline

Mountain View Police are currently searching for suspects in a smash-and-grab burglary who crashed a truck into the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Rodger , on Jan 3, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 4165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Need for CSA just keeps growing

Day in, day out, the economic desperation that underpins Silicon Valley is evident at the Community Services Agency headquarters,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

The biggest crime stories of 2017

The year drew to a grim close in Mountain View, with a brutal downtown slaying and a young Google engineer discovered dead...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:43 am | 4 comments | 2826 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest faces big budget shortfall

Plans to bring fresh produce and groceries to low-income families at public schools and other convenient locations may fall...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:09 am | 3 comments | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Motorcyclist dies in crash with Google bus

A man died Wednesday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google commuter bus in the North Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 2, 2018 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 6513 Views

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Spare the air on New Year's Day

Bay Area residents are being asked to start the new year by sparing the air, as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jan 2, 2018 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing relief ahead in 2018?

For better or worse, 2017 could be remembers as a pivotal year in Mountain View's a transition to an urban metropolis, with...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Dec 31, 2017 at 8:45 pm | 24 comments | 4597 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA weighs transit options for Highway 85

In a bid to alleviate congested traffic on one of the Bay Area's busiest highways, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by LongTimeResident, on Dec 31, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 13 comments | 3877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2017: Schools brace for explosive housing growth

The city of Mountain View sped forward this year on its housing-rich vision for the future, which largely guided the decisions...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by MVWoman, on Dec 31, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 28 comments | 3152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert for next three days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Winter Spare the Air alerts for the final three days of 2017 because...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Dec 31, 2017 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 645 Views

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Downtown homeless shelter opens doors

For women and families with children seeking sanctuary from the cold winter weather, Christmas came a little early this year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Waldo, on Dec 30, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown residents rally to save neighborhood redwoods

Blockbuster plans to redevelop North Bayshore topped the agenda of the Dec. 12 City Council meeting, but for some, the real...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 29, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 35 comments | 4032 Views
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