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AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 8185 Views

AROUND TOWN

City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 6521 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 7360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 5065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 33 new row houses

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow a new 33-unit row house development, increasing the housing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Lol, on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 31 comments | 7269 Views

AROUND TOWN

City faces tough trade-offs for Castro crossing's future

In a packed community meeting on Tuesday, May 10, a team of consultants laid out how the city could undertake a dramatic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on May 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 31 comments | 4639 Views

AROUND TOWN

TCE discovery halts Fairchild Drive housing project

A project to build a 26 row-houses at 277 Fairchild Drive is being delayed by officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 8, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 3839 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 9396 Views

BOOKS

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 6549 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 7854 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 9607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza to ask voters for parcel tax

Property owners in the local community college district will be asked to vote this fall on a parcel tax that would generate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 30 comments | 3954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 6513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 30 comments | 6354 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 21117 Views

SPORTS

AAA offers free 'tipsy tows' on New Year's Eve

AAA will offer free rides and tows on New Year's Eve to help prevent drunk driving on the holiday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 29, 2017 at 8:15 am | 30 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google prepares to spiff up city WiFi

The Google managers behind Mountain View's free WiFi say it's the most-used network of its kind in the country. And while...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael Jackson, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 6470 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police use Tasers on two fighting women

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allie V., on Sep 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 30 comments | 6684 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 30 comments | 5422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure G passes

The Mountain View Whisman School District's $198 million school bond, Measure G, has passed by a healthy margin -- garnering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:55 pm | 30 comments | 6707 Views
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