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OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 6517 Views

AROUND TOWN

City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 6515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 6512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Some final thoughts on the Grant Road farm vote

I wish to share the following thoughts, as I did with the City Council following its June 5 meeting to decide the fate of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 22, 2007 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 6510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members praise Intuit project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members praised the first major North Bayshore office development proposal under...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by shani Kleinahus, on Apr 25, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 6501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbent Mah wins Board of Education seat

By an overwhelming margin, Palo Alto resident Grace Mah won the Santa Clara County Board of Education race. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by P.A. consitituent, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 6497 Views

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County aims to protect residents from Trump administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just weeks away, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by True, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 6491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Justthefactsmaam, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 6490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

Anika Bagga, a junior at Cupertino High School, attended several hackathon coding competitions during her high school career....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2017 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 6486 Views

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Outside the box

The majority of houses in Old Mountain View are decades-old country homes, complete with bay windows, front porches and other...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Fed Up, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:55 pm | 17 comments | 6485 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle starts rolling Jan. 5

On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Good option for the car-less, on Dec 18, 2014 at 11:05 am | 13 comments | 6483 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 6483 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blue Sky Cafe

Would anyone like to see the Blue Sky Cafe again?? call 650-575-889or e mail chefbetty@sbcglobal.net...

Original post made by Betty Ewing on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by , on Jul 24, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 6483 Views

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Election 2016: Council race finds Mountain View at pivotal juncture

Mountain View stands at the proverbial crossroads in the coming days as voters choose four City Council candidates from a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:48 am | 19 comments | 6479 Views

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Could investors fund city's transit future?

A company that has set up shop at NASA Ames Research Park claims its system for automated pod travel could lift Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Tank, on Oct 2, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 28 comments | 6474 Views

RESTAURANTS

Beer garden brewing up nicely

An ambitious plan to open a beer garden is becoming reality downtown at the corner of Villa and Bryant streets. Steins Beer...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Muriel, on Jan 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 6473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google prepares to spiff up city WiFi

The Google managers behind Mountain View's free WiFi say it's the most-used network of its kind in the country. And while...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Michael Jackson, on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 6469 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber bill would tighten recruiters' access to students

Assemblywoman Sally Lieber, D-Mountain View, is reintroducing a bill today intended to better inform parents on military...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 3, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 15 comments | 6467 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 6464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board OKs school renovation plan

The Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million Student Facilities Improvement Plan that calls for new construction,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 14, 2010 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 6452 Views
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