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ELECTIONS

Mayor pitches plan for alternate rent control measure

In a challenge to Mountain View's citizen-backed initiative to curb rising rents, city officials could draft a second ballot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Jefferson, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 18 comments | 5648 Views

ELECTIONS

Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @John, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:29 am | 25 comments | 3774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors allot $3 million to North County shelter

Looking to help house hundreds of North County's homeless residents during the winter months, the Santa Clara County Board...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by The homeless are part of our communties, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 3496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland man arrested in Google arson cases

Federal and local law enforcement officials have arrested an Oakland man for allegedly committing a string of recent arson...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by AC, on Jul 6, 2016 at 11:30 am | 6 comments | 4308 Views

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Council approves big new office park in North Bayshore

Roughly one year ago, Mountain View's City Council dealt Google a surprise setback by giving the tech giant only one-seventh...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by Increase housing prices, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 4738 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 34 comments | 3817 Views

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Fun on the Fourth of July

Celebrate the Declaration of Independence on Monday, July 4, with feasting, fireworks, parades and more. How will you spend...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2016
Last comment by @SanJoseOrShoreline, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 5219 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Sylvan Park home

One person was sent to the hospital after a two-alarm fire burned through the garage of a home in the Sylvan Park neighborhood...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SteveD, on Jul 3, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 3763 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by San Jose, on Jul 3, 2016 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 2989 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 14 comments | 6749 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by MVLA, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 3249 Views

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Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Owned in Mtn. View for 30 years., on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 34 comments | 7897 Views

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Police detain driver found near Google buildings

Police detained the driver of a vehicle reported to be near Google buildings in Mountain View early this morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2932 Views

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Former mayor Pat Figueroa dies

This week Mountain View said goodbye to one of the community's towering figures. Pat Figueroa, who served nearly 18 years...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Kathy Thibodeaux, on Jun 30, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 4103 Views

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Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2224 Views

ELECTIONS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DA Lembert?, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2255 Views

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Real Estate Matters: Local homebuyers headed downtown

As more people move to the Bay Area to take advantage of the region's high-octane job market, traffic has gotten predictably...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by If only Nelson would go too, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 3326 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Eco-Warrior, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 1872 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses deputy city manager

Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Dave, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 3430 Views
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Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto
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