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Major smoking clampdown is in the air

Smokers may soon have to curb their habits in Mountain View, thanks to a city proposal to nix smoking in and around outdoor...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stupid conversation, on Dec 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 29 comments | 4547 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on May 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 29 comments | 5770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chowchilla kidnapper, on parole, living in Mountain View

The man convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, Calif., is living in Mountain View, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Jul 5, 2012 at 6:56 pm | 29 comments | 5169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berlin Wall sections find permanent home by library

After considering several other sites, on Tuesday the City Council settled on putting two donated sections of the Berlin...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 29 comments | 7392 Views

AROUND TOWN

China Cafe robbed at gunpoint

An employee of the China Cafe restaurant located near the Safeway on Miramonte Avenue was robbed at gunpoint as she prepared...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Baffled, on May 18, 2013 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 3375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween block party killed by cars

As the City Council discusses the possibility of turning Latham Street into a bike boulevard, city staff denied a permit...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 29 comments | 6362 Views

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Prometheus to add up to 526 units

On Tuesday, Prometheus Real Estate Group got the City Council's stamp of approval for 66 more apartments for its Manzanita...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 29 comments | 8630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 13248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 10476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Mar 7, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 6502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 5802 Views

AROUND TOWN

New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:07 am | 29 comments | 4305 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 6986 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 5178 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 5865 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 1907 Views

ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 4720 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measures split council candidates

Some issues unite all eight candidates vying for a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November. Everyone agrees...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by MV Condo Owner, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 29 comments | 7554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 28 comments | 10668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 4713 Views
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