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What adequate Google housing could look like

If you've ever wondered what it might look like if there was enough housing in Mountain View for all of the city's Google...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 30 comments | 11246 Views

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President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 20017 Views

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Old Mountain View Residents Will Soon Have to Pay to Park in Front of Their Own Homes!!!

I was at tonight's City Council meeting where they were discussing moving the Farmer's Market on the Sundays when the 49ers...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 24, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 30 comments | 2101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 4306 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Its completely obvious, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:13 am | 30 comments | 2431 Views

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How to spend $6 billion on transit

A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tough Guy, on Jan 29, 2016 at 5:53 am | 30 comments | 4238 Views

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Time to tax big businesses?

Looking to solve the area's worst traffic problems, a coalition of North County city leaders are floating an audacious tax...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 30 comments | 4258 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union

After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by ShowMeTheData, on Aug 7, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 30 comments | 10266 Views

AROUND TOWN

City-backed rent control heads to ballot

This November, Mountain View voters will have a choice of two competing ballot measures that would both restrict increases...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 30 comments | 5732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rival racquet sports compete

It was the kind of crowd that must have made the Parks and Recreation Commission tread lightly last week -- a fired-up group...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 24, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 30 comments | 1790 Views

RESTAURANTS

Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 7240 Views

RESTAURANTS

Lots of blame over restaurant's closure

The owners of Morocco's restaurant are alleging they were forced out after their landlord essentially doubled their monthly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Richard Kent, on Aug 1, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 5419 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 6088 Views

ELECTIONS

School board weighs options on parcel tax renewal

School board members are looking ahead at next year's planned parcel tax renewal for the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 30 comments | 4654 Views

ELECTIONS

Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 16749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 29 comments | 7413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 8796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 21121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 29 comments | 6050 Views
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