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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, on May 22, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 622 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, on May 22, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 2825 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, on May 22, 2017 at 9:34 am | 23 comments | 11594 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 | 2171 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 | 2859 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 | 180 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 | 4937 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 | 1117 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 | 262 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 a MV resident, on May 19, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 196 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 | 1484 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 | 181 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 | 1352 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 | 5551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision

A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by @the_dummisher, on May 18, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 26 comments | 12038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minimal parking for North Bayshore

Making some hefty assumptions about a carless city of tomorrow, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday laid down an optimistic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on May 18, 2017 at 11:18 am | 41 comments | 3353 Views

ELECTIONS

Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000

The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has donated over $1.7 million to Los Altos community organizations since its founding...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by @William Hitchens, on May 17, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reading Comprehension, on May 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments | 1442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flashes from the Past - Like Memories of MV, but old products

The what do you recall from Mountain View's past thread is great and it got me thinking of when I used to live in Mountain...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon on May. 17, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 17, 2017 at 10:32 am | 220 comments | 71179 Views
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