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OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 3333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 3333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 3332 Views

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Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by General Contractor, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:08 am | 10 comments | 3332 Views

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Council OKs stricter campaign finance rules

The Mountain View City Council approved a slate of new campaign-finance rules meant to clamp down on shadowy groups seeking...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 12 comments | 3332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arborists and tree lovers form non-profit

There's a group of residents who look at the trees in city parks and on city streets with a sense of pride. That is because...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jacaranda, on Sep 28, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think globally, run locally

The Run for Zimbabwe is part African festival, part fun run. Now in its 14th year, the race and fair is set for Sunday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 3330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 3329 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No cell tower at First Presbyterian Church

Cell tower/structure proposed by Clear Wireless to be on PRESCHOOL campus. SIGN the petition. http://www.petitiononline.com/no2tower/petition.html ATTEND...

Original post made by Bill Andrade on Nov. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3328 Views

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A big day for a little house

A piece of the city's history was not only saved last Friday, but was ceremoniously trucked down Castro Street in an unusual...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peggy Prendergast, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 3328 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 3327 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The bees...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by man and van croydon, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:18 am | 6 comments | 3326 Views

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Parking for Art & Wine festival dismal

Just got back from trying to get to your art and wine festival. The streets around downtown were so clogged up with cars...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 9, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 6 comments | 3326 Views

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Police arrest suspect in Los Altos identity theft

Police are reminding residents to avoid leaving important papers unsecured in a mailbox after a suspect allegedly stole...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by hmm, on May 11, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Trustees discuss school facilities

An architect will come to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees meeting tonight to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by dcree, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 3325 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 3325 Views

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For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Smith, on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 3325 Views
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