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OTHER ISSUES

Brouhaha continues over city's business licenses

Mountain View's ongoing dragnet targeting unlicensed businesses operating in the city may be creating more problems than...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by a MV Resident, on Jul 18, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 18 comments | 5543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View joins climate-change coalition

In response to the recent Trump administration decision to pull out of the international Paris Agreement to combat climate...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Al Gore, on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:36 am | 12 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View council balks at developer's proposed 'public benefits'

The insatiable need for more housing was enough to win approvals for a 211-unit apartment project that will go up along Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 17, 2017 at 6:12 pm | 36 comments | 4595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested after hours-long standoff with police, SWAT team

Mountain View police arrested two people involved in a domestic dispute early Sunday morning after both allegedly refused...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 11 comments | 2803 Views

BOOKS

Award-winning Stanford math professor dies

Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' leading award, has...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Farhad, on Jul 16, 2017 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can stop by their local farmers' markets this weekend to talk about issues of interest and concern with...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by ChangeMenloWaypoint, on Jul 16, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 1405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More mobile health services coming to Mountain View

Responding to rising levels of homelessness and poor access to health care among the North County's neediest residents, the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:36 am | 6 comments | 2590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relocation plan for MV Planned Parenthood in the works

Santa Clara County officials are negotiating a deal to keep Planned Parenthood's only North County clinic here in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Jul 15, 2017 at 8:19 am | 3 comments | 2568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Health care proposal cruel and indefensible

The public must continue to oppose, loudly and forcefully, the Republicans' proposals to replace the current Affordable Care...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2017 at 5:30 am | 3 comments | 2023 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge mulling over sanctuary city order suits

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by @Alan, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seeking man for indecent exposure

Police are asking for the public's help finding a man who reportedly exposed himself to a jogger on Sunday morning in the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Jul 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 1910 Views

ELECTIONS

Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 2222 Views

RESTAURANTS

Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced a convicted sexual assailant...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 440 Views

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Union City woman arrested on vehicle theft, drug charges

Police arrested a 27-year-old Union City woman in Mountain View last week after she was reportedly caught driving a vehicle...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a summer lunch break

Children at Rengstorff Park took a break from some summer fun to grab a free lunch last Friday. The meals are handed out...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Parcel Tax, on Jul 11, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant review: So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

ELECTIONS

City budget holds big payday for employees

The big theme of Mountain View's $125 million budget is the city is due to get a huge windfall -- and officials have already...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 17 comments | 3178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 5881 Views

ELECTIONS

Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 10, 2017 at 8:50 am | 25 comments | 3824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Far fewer girls enrolled in advanced math

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are taking a closer look at what could be causing fewer girls to sign up...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 8, 2017 at 12:15 pm | 26 comments | 3595 Views
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