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Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 8516 Views

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Council holds off on Shoreline cat ban

A cat's instinctual urge to chase and kill birds has been with the breed since time immemorial, handed down from their predatory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Local cat lover, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 22 comments | 2661 Views

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Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing

Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 22 comments | 4291 Views

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Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Zee Kay, on May 20, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 22 comments | 11527 Views

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City's rental woes top Tuesday's council agenda

Once again, Mountain View city leaders will consider new policies to provide relief for tenants struggling to retain housing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 4720 Views

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Rent committee to take up first-ever price limits

Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee is poised on Monday to set the city's first-ever cap on rent increases, as well...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 23, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 22 comments | 2286 Views

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Google relents on bid for more offices in North Bayshore

Google officials are now backpedaling on their demands to the council last week for more office space as a condition for...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 22 comments | 3333 Views

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City Council unhappy with 'boxy' new developments

Mountain View City Council members spoke out last week against boxy, office-like housing projects, calling for a shift in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 4507 Views

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Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 22 comments | 4956 Views

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Plan for Grant Road project pits MV vs. LA

The controversy over developing the former Grant Road farm is long subsided. But now, Los Altos leaders are raising concerns...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 4036 Views

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City considers bold new transit system

Someday in Mountain View's not-too-distant future, driverless electric vehicles could whisk passengers between the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by James Anderson Merritt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 19971 Views

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New developer to take on Mayfield

After six years of planning, and almost a year without a developer, the 450-home project at the former Mayfield Mall officially...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Joe Segretti, on Jan 21, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 22 comments | 3252 Views

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Armed robbers hit another Mountain View store

A 7-Eleven on California Street is the latest target in a recent string of robberies in Mountain View that police suspect...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 22 comments | 2581 Views

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City runs low-key campaign for Google fiber

The mayor of Duluth jumped into a freezing lake. Topeka renamed itself "Google, Kansas." Across the country, cities are hoping...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wavering Dem, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 22 comments | 3904 Views

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Mtn. View man killed in single-vehicle crash

Mountain View resident Kyle Simpson, 21, has been identified as the victim of a fatal rollover crash on Interstate Highway...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by God's friend, on Apr 4, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 22 comments | 4926 Views

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Pear parcel could prevent path plans

Former City Council member Matt Pear is not a fan of a proposal to create a pedestrian path along the length of the Hetch...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 22 comments | 4887 Views

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Endorsements? I'll pass, some candidates say

As the three incumbents for City Council rake in endorsements from community leaders and groups like the Sierra Club and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 22 comments | 3183 Views

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Ben DeBolt left wide legacy

Mountain View community leader and educator Ralph Benjamin DeBolt is well remembered by former Mountain View schoolchildren...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by carl martineau, on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 22 comments | 5837 Views

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Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by mugzy, on Apr 17, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 22 comments | 4047 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 4989 Views
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