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OTHER ISSUES

Ahead of rent-control vote, eviction spree hits tenants

For Elized Ramirez, this is a time of uncertainty, when her longstanding financial planning has been thrown into limbo. In...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 58 comments | 8551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Antonio center near completion

It took nearly half a decade, but a massive new office campus at the San Antonio Shopping Center is almost complete. The...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:38 am | 58 comments | 9675 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may prohibit marijuana dispensaries

This Tuesday the Mountain View City Council may decide to follow the lead of other cities in the area and impose an "interim...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Law, on Dec 4, 2010 at 5:01 am | 58 comments | 4412 Views

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A graveyard of Google bikes

It's just one of the many perks of working at Google -- employees can take their pick from about 1,000 brightly colored bicycles...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by business opportunity, on Jul 25, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 58 comments | 16355 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 29581 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Agreed, on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:04 am | 58 comments | 4439 Views

ELECTIONS

Election 2016: Mountain View voters face dueling rental measures

Perhaps the most consequential choice in this election cycle, Mountain View voters will decide between competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 5585 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Rent stabilization is still rent control

Mountain View voters will be asked in the upcoming election to consider two rent control measures, V and W. Both measures...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 8, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 58 comments | 3585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 28, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 57 comments | 10375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 8757 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 20157 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 7006 Views

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Ideafarm breaks his silence

A controversial Mountain View man has broken his long silence and is once again speaking out against the city and the county...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 57 comments | 5043 Views

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City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 21695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis heads back to court

After a brief respite, the battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District is returning to court. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by no dog in this fight, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 56 comments | 4364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 10600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 9183 Views

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Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 6562 Views

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Council OKs new site for Day Worker Center

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Richard Drozek, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 56 comments | 6348 Views

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Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:26 am | 56 comments | 5496 Views
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