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New members for city commissions

The Mountain View City Council last week picked two new members for the Environmental Planning Commission, the advisory body...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by @OldMV, on Dec 15, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 6282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford, Menlo Park hospitals penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 15, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing crisis keeps CSA busy

While city officials grapple with the ever-increasing cost of living that is driving out many long-term residents, Community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 8159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 5686 Views

SPORTS

It's a real kick

Mountain View's Black Rebels scored a 2-1 win over the Outlaws in the AYSO area 2A end-of-season tournament on Dec. 6. Pictured,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sports?, on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Jose Proves BRT Can Be as Wasteful as Light Rail

BRT projects have become contentious in Santa Clara, with the East San Jose project running into delays at the same time...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Not one dime for VTA, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 12 comments | 868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Emerill, on Dec 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 7549 Views

AROUND TOWN

New shelter from the storms

Dozens of homeless people lined up outside of the North County's new cold weather shelter Monday night, seeking a meal and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by @Math, on Dec 13, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 4058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 4925 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quantum leap for Silicon Valley?

For years now, the star at the NASA Ames Supercomputing center has been Pleiades, a sprawling mega-computer that fills the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 3944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 2371 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1224 Views

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For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 3051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV meeting on creating local energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View is partnering with a small band of South Bay cities...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mike Balma, on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 3129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

RotaCare serves vital role for neediest

For the past three years, the small nonprofit clinic tucked away in a basement on El Camino Hospital's campus has been a...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hikes fares by 50 cents

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your wallets to take a hit. Caltrain plans to hike fares by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on Palo Alto's border with Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JCC???, on Dec 8, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 2091 Views

BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 3380 Views
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