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ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 8469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Thank Parents, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 51 comments | 9665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big donations kick off Measure B campaign

The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson , on Apr 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 51 comments | 3049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by outlaw landlords, on May 2, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 51 comments | 16959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?

Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by water water not a drop to drink, on Nov 5, 2016 at 10:46 am | 51 comments | 6622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: OMVNA election heats up over Minton's project

Because of a controversial apartment development proposal, the normally quiet elections for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by @Special Agent Cert, on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:07 am | 51 comments | 4346 Views

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Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 51 comments | 6026 Views

AROUND TOWN

are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Consultant, on Aug 28, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 51 comments | 3283 Views

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City rolls out pilot program for unleashed dogs

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by reason, on Jun 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 51 comments | 23229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 10327 Views

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Bike collisions on the rise in Mountain View

The number of bicyclist-related collisions along Mountain View's roadways grew during the first half of 2016, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 51 comments | 8575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 6523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 9064 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 67180 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 50 comments | 15672 Views

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Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 9541 Views

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City gets first glimpse of $100,000 HSR images

Thanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier....

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 30, 2013 at 10:31 am | 50 comments | 4118 Views

AROUND TOWN

$120M Rengstorff train crossing nearly shovel-ready

While it seems unlikely to be built anytime soon, a plan for a Rengstorff Avenue under-crossing at the Caltrain tracks was...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by bjd, on Jan 24, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 50 comments | 7275 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 16131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 4469 Views
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