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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 Tired of Noise, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 882 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 Excited for the Future, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

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
Last comment by tom, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 706 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by VTA will say anything - do another, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 780 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 Ellen Wheeler, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 762 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by MV Neighbor, 16 hours ago | 85 comments | 6392 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, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 2048 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 Agreed, 21 hours ago | 13 comments | 3949 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, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 896 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans

With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Say What, on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 3757 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 | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Prescription for Prosperity, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 14 comments | 1423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Long Timer, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 2011 Views

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Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives

The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

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Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1781 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 5953 Views

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El Camino 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. 25, 2016
Last comment by ECH RN, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 811 Views

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MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight

A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by GarySchroedrer, on Jun 26, 2016 at 5:30 am | 4 comments | 1464 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 1528 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes

At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by David Gray, on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 227 Views
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