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ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Herewegoagain, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 1636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District aims to keep neighborhoods intact with new boundaries

After parents and residents said that changing school attendance boundaries could tear their communities apart, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:11 am | 22 comments | 3507 Views

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School board agrees to add classes at crowded schools

Admitting that it's not a perfect plan, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said they will install portable classrooms...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 8 comments | 2179 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Apr 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 42 comments | 4489 Views

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Teen arrested on indecent exposure charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to at least two women,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 3304 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 3160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

David Haedtler has what might seem like an unfathomable problem — he wants to pay his taxes, but the city of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Tanya, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 1337 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

Like many other cities, Mountain View has had to play catch-up in crafting new rules for a wave of web-based companies that...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 1519 Views

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Hope Street house was drug den, police say

Police arrested two Mountain View residents on Tuesday after a search of their home allegedly revealed the suspects were...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 5671 Views

BOOKS

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 1462 Views

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Vote on Inspire MV grants

With a pot of money ready to be doled out, local tech leaders are asking Mountain View residents to pick for their favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1262 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:09 am | 217 comments | 69962 Views

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Council favors seven-story housing project

Despite some misgivings about parking and the sheer size of the project, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by park user, on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 32 comments | 3339 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure V lawsuit comes to major milestone

The lawsuit over Mountain View's Measure V will get its first major courtroom hearing next week, and the stakes are huge...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 10, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 33 comments | 3347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Camino's new cancer center set to open its doors

El Camino Hospital is just steps away from opening its new cancer center this month. The new center, more than double the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
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ELECTIONS

TONIGHT: Sheila Himmel at downtown library

Tonight at 7 p.m., ==I Voice== food writer Sheila Himmel and her daughter Lisa Himmel will talk about and sign their new...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can't help falling in love with Elvis

On the heels of his televised audition on NBC's "America's Got Talent" this spring, Mountain View mailman Charles Dupree...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by MerlinTuh, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by dk, on Apr 9, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 11 comments | 4147 Views

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Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 9, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 1701 Views

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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 35 comments | 2961 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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