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Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap
Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate... Last comment 2 hours ago | 45 comments

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery
At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the... Last comment 3 hours ago | 14 comments

Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure
Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure... Last comment 16 minutes ago | 28 comments

 
 
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VTA throws support behind Castro underpass
Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't win much love when the City Council considered it last month. Instead, the city is focusing efforts on the cheaper option of closing Castro to traffic. But at least one major supporter of the underpass has stepped forward: the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
Friday, 1:57 PM | 9 comments

New tenants sought for Cubberley
With its long-term future still in flux, Cubberley Community Center is preparing to welcome new tenants onto its sprawling campus to fill the space left behind by the departure of its largest tenant, Foothill College. Friday, 10:09 AM

Drought leaves downtown cherry trees not very cheery
At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the coming months, another casualty of California's ongoing drought, according to city parks officials. After years of state-mandated water restrictions, city officials say they have been prohibited from irrigating the trees, which have become stressed and are starting to die. Thursday, 8:57 PM | 14 comments

Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure
Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure last week, but one that was barely mentioned was information from an undisclosed pair of surveys commissioned by the California Apartment Association.
Wednesday, 4:55 PM | 28 comments

Drumming up excitement
Elise Fujimoto leads a percussive performance of taiko drumming at the Obon Festival and Bazaar hosted by the Mountain View Buddhist Temple on July 16-17.
Wednesday, 4:03 PM | 1 comments

LASD may share parcel tax with Bullis Charter School
Los Altos School District board members signaled last week that they would be willing to include Bullis Charter School as a beneficiary of a parcel tax measure they plan to put on the November ballot. Wednesday, 11:47 AM | 5 comments

A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids
Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school is one of only a few sites in the city where children can get a free bite to eat, an essential resource for families who struggle to afford food. Wednesday, 10:16 AM | 9 comments

November election: who will run?
The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election opened on Monday, July 18. Here's an early look at who's running and who isn't. Tuesday, 10:40 AM | 22 comments

Eshoo announces Congressional App Challenge
The "Congressional App Challenge" for the 18th Congressional District has launched again, and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo is inviting local high school students to compete by creating and exhibiting an app for mobile, tablet or computer devices around science, technology, engineering and math education. Tuesday, 9:32 AM

Woman killed in Los Altos Hills crash is ID'd
An woman killed Sunday evening when her car overturned off of Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills has been identified as 80-year-old Sylvia Crawley of San Jose, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.
Monday, 4:55 PM

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town
Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to hear the story from other areas already equipped with ultra-fast broadband, the new service might not be the overnight sensation its fans anticipate. Monday, 9:05 AM | 11 comments

Palo Alto man reported missing
A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Sunday, 8:43 PM | 3 comments

Council backs competing rent-control measure

Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot

Man arrested following Mountain View burglary

Police: homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

 

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