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AROUND TOWN

What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View joins climate-change coalition

In response to the recent Trump administration decision to pull out of the international Paris Agreement to combat climate...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Al Gore, on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:36 am | 12 comments | 1843 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 5875 Views

RESTAURANTS

Steins Beer Garden OK'd by City Council

Elation filled the City Council chambers Tuesday evening when the council approved a German-themed restaurant and beer garden...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by haoleboy, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:21 am | 12 comments | 4701 Views

ELECTIONS

No on Proposition 8 rally attracts crowd

Several hundred opponents of Proposition 8 rallied outside Mountain View City Hall Saturday, many dressed up as brides and...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Disagree, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 4418 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 5318 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian to host forum on breast-density bill

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will host a forum Tuesday night to discuss the risks associated with dense breast tissue...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Sep 12, 2012 at 11:54 am | 12 comments | 3909 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 7786 Views

ELECTIONS

Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 18, 2015 at 3:24 am | 12 comments | 5462 Views

ELECTIONS

State declines to review Santa Clara County election

Santa Clara County's election will not be reviewed by the Secretary of State after all, despite public speculation about...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Votes, on Nov 12, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 12 comments | 3631 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 7057 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Veenker for District 24 Assembly seat

As one might expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out state Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by voter, on May 24, 2016 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 1861 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation dominate candidates' forum

In a candidate forum held on Wednesday afternoon, eight hopefuls competing for a Mountain View City Council seats were largely...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Sep 26, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 12 comments | 4659 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County eyes plan to offer legal aid to undocumented residents

Undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation by the forthcoming Trump administration may soon have more legal help...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 4250 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council rejects downtown hotel plan

Mountain View leaders on Tuesday pulled the plug on negotiations to sell or lease a downtown park so it could be redeveloped...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Uncommon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:53 am | 12 comments | 3456 Views

ELECTIONS

Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 7, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 12 comments | 254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbent Mah wins Board of Education seat

By an overwhelming margin, Palo Alto resident Grace Mah won the Santa Clara County Board of Education race. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by P.A. consitituent, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 6212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next in line to be cut: ESL class at Castro

More than 100 parents and teachers are petitioning to save an English language program they say has helped dozens of Latino...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sacrifice to succeed, on Apr 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 11 comments | 3594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 11 comments | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl, 13, dies at Palo Alto train crossing

A passenger train struck and killed a girl on the tracks Friday night in Palo Alto at the same crossing where two teenagers...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda Musgrave, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:27 am | 11 comments | 3326 Views
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