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MV police chief resigns

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Blog Weasel, on Jul 18, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 20 comments | 8252 Views

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A heated but civil discussion on housing

Two days after voters put three advocates of "balanced growth" on the Mountain View City Council, community members met to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 5545 Views

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'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 6654 Views

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City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 19, 2015 at 7:07 am | 20 comments | 3837 Views

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Microsoft reveals plans to expand MV campus

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled plans to acquire and build a green-roofed office complex in the heart of North Bayshore, make...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Jan 30, 2016 at 10:24 pm | 20 comments | 7310 Views

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Council puts pod cars back in the mix

Taking the initiative, Mountain View is hitting the accelerator on a goal to create a cutting-edge transit system that would...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Shonuff66, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:49 am | 20 comments | 3446 Views

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Conflagration consumes classic car

A rare classic car caught fire and burned to a crisp on Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot at the San Antonio shopping center....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6983 Views

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Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 7064 Views

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Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley

The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Feb 23, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 12740 Views

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City to hire valets for free public parking

Looking to free up some parking space downtown, Mountain View will be taking a page from the Ritz-Carlton by bringing private...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 20 comments | 3437 Views

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Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 9, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 1972 Views

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Teacher home-buying fund gains traction

A local startup built on the idea that community members can rally together to help teachers buy homes is finally making...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Tough Crowd, on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 20 comments | 2107 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 5375 Views

ELECTIONS

Community college parcel tax falling short

With 54 of 271 precincts reporting, it appears that a majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 20 comments | 5319 Views

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Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 13111 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung outspends Abe-Koga, Reeder in health care district race

Campaign financing by the three candidates for the El Camino Healthcare District's two seats are a study in contrasts, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 2, 2014 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 6796 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 3482 Views

ELECTIONS

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 8057 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control opponents collect $520K to fight measures

With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Duncan, on Oct 3, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 20 comments | 3838 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge defers ruling on Trump sanctuary city order

Lawyers for Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco asked a federal judge Friday to block an executive order by...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sanctuary, on Apr 18, 2017 at 3:51 pm | 20 comments | 1779 Views
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