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ELECTIONS

Final five picked for MV rent control committee

After months of screening candidates, Mountain View City Council members have finally landed on their picks for the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Bravo, on Apr 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2253 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Vote yes on Measure B

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District should be receiving ballots this week to decide whether district property...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 772 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 | 3466 Views

ELECTIONS

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed-rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Just think, all the billions, on Apr 7, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 2083 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge OKs roll-out of rent control in Mountain View

In a move with huge ramifications for Mountain View, a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday declined an injunction request...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 40 comments | 12940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No room in popular MV Whisman schools ... again

Hundreds of Mountain View families have grabbed a ticket and staked out a place in line, hoping for a spot in one of the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by @Just trying to learn what the facts are, on Apr 6, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 143 comments | 7292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer of U.S. teens,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Housing first works!, on Apr 6, 2017 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2797 Views

SPORTS

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception

A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by marknn, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:12 am | 81 comments | 9930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing baby taken by father

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing baby who was taken by her father Tuesday in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by bonkers, on Apr 5, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 11 comments | 3382 Views

ELECTIONS

No decision yet in Measure V lawsuit

After hearing arguments from both sides Tuesday morning, Superior Court Judge William Elfving indicated he wouldn't issue...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crab season gets cooking

After last year's unprecedented shutdown of the Bay Area Dungeness crab season due to a toxic algae bloom, fishermen, chefs...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randybeefe, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:03 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowd chases indecent exposure suspect

A Redwood City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the parking lot of an Orchard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Alexandra, on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 3450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Earth Day - April 22 climate change documentary: "Before the Flood"

Earth Day (April 22) screening of the acclaimed National Geographic/Leonardo di Caprio documentary Before the Flood on the...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Apr. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 253 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Few opt to build companion units

A new state mandate would drastically alter Mountain View's rules for companion units, in some cases allowing homeowners...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by sprinkler nerd, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 25 comments | 4512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose man arrested on false imprisonment charges

Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to keep a woman from leaving a hotel room. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

ELECTIONS

German school expansion plans in jeopardy

The former site of Whisman Elementary has turned into a thriving center of multicultural education over the years, after...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 2742 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pledging future tweaks, Council passes mobile-fueling rules

Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday second-guessed a package of new rules they passed one week earlier to regulate...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 1, 2017 at 9:03 pm | 29 comments | 3090 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect detained following MV manhunt

Four suspects were taken into custody Monday after all four allegedly tried to flee officers during a traffic stop, leading...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 4 comments | 2824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gordon and Betty Moore gift $50 million for Packard children's heart research

Bay Area philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore have given Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford $50 million toward...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by the MV history connection, on Apr 1, 2017 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1615 Views
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