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Construction boom brings problems for city's projects

With construction cranes and work crews ubiquitous across town, Mountain View is experiencing a surging development market...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Jun 19, 2016 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sinks paid-parking due to dismal numbers

The city is pulling the plug on a paid-parking program meant to help control the downtown lots during 49ers football games...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Keep MV Vibrant, on Jun 18, 2016 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1267 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenants' group to submit signatures for rent-cap measure

Members of the Mountain View Tenants Coalition are reporting this week they have collected more than 7,100 signatures, far...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 28 comments | 2017 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City lifts emergency drought rules

With 2016 proving a wetter year, the Mountain View City Council voted on Tuesday to relax some of the local restrictions...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Jun 16, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential Parking Permit Proposal needs your input now!

Please check the city council calendar. The good news...(for the influential) the city will soon approve local single family...

Original post made by Residential Parking Permit Opponent on Jun. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 3175 Views

ELECTIONS

Early results: Berman leads the field in Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the pack in the race to succeed Rich Gordon in the 24th Assembly District, while...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by George Washington, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 3402 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn's office plans going forward despite merger

Mountain View-based professional networking giant LinkedIn is being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion. The merger of...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:51 pm | 5 comments | 3496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested on drug, weapon, child endangerment charges

Mountain View police arrested a man on drug and other charges Monday after officers found narcotics and two teenagers under...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 1729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner was disqualified...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 15, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 1448 Views

SPORTS

KLD Soccer....Where Goals Become Reality!! Celebrates 10 Years!

The Kick, Lead, and Dream (KLD) initiative was founded in 2007 to create a fun environment where motivated high school students...

Original post made by Jackie Wolverton on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Belle, on Jun 15, 2016 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 176 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A magic bullet for the housing crisis?

Lacking the thousands of homes needed for the growing local workforce, Mountain View officials are calling on an unlikely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 13, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 19 comments | 3212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linkedin plans??

http://techcrunch.com/2016/06/13/microsoft-to-buy-linkedin-for-26b-in-cash-makes-big-move-into-enterprise-social-media/ Should...

Original post made by Chris H. on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Issues with Facts, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:02 am | 26 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housiing Crisis and unfettered parking permits downtown

I thought Mountain View couldn't move backwards to a time when non-permitted companion units were built on undersized lots,...

Original post made by Seriously? on Jun. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 92 Views

ELECTIONS

Los Altos grads are anything but ordinary

Graduating senior Keith Bohrer took center stage at the Los Altos High School to welcome friends and family, introduce the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by VTA jobs, on Jun 12, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

KLIV 1590 news radio has gone

Local news radio station has gone and changed to Country Gold with taped DJs. Such a shame....

Original post made by Listener on Jun. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 150 Views
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