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Google offers to fund city's bike projects

Mountain View city officials are in talks with Google about using some of the internet giant's billions to help make its...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by eric, on May 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 31 comments | 5597 Views

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Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating -- with officials...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Missing the Point, on May 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 14066 Views

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City Council responds to push for new gun laws

City Council members took a small step last week towards following Sunnyvale's lead in cracking down on illegal guns and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Criminals and crazies , on Jun 20, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 31 comments | 7145 Views

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Mayor proposes flying rainbow flag

The city's first openly gay mayor, Chris Clark, has proposed another first: flying the rainbow flag on a city hall flag pole. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 21, 2014 at 5:04 am | 31 comments | 6779 Views

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49er fans may seek parking in MV

City Council members spent a considerable amount of time Tuesday night wrestling with a potentially huge parking problem...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Caltrain, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 31 comments | 24614 Views

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Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 7983 Views

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City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 6233 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 31 comments | 12533 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 6751 Views

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Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 5086 Views

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Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 4872 Views

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Council OKs 33 new row houses

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow a new 33-unit row house development, increasing the housing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Lol, on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 31 comments | 6738 Views

AROUND TOWN

City faces tough trade-offs for Castro crossing's future

In a packed community meeting on Tuesday, May 10, a team of consultants laid out how the city could undertake a dramatic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on May 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 31 comments | 4414 Views

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How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?

Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by People Person, on Feb 24, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 31 comments | 3518 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 8955 Views

BOOKS

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 6092 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 7515 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 9211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza to ask voters for parcel tax

Property owners in the local community college district will be asked to vote this fall on a parcel tax that would generate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 30 comments | 3754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 6222 Views
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