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AROUND TOWN

Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 51 comments | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

City rolls out pilot program for unleashed dogs

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by reason, on Jun 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 51 comments | 9512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 7367 Views

AROUND TOWN

City gets first glimpse of $100,000 HSR images

Thanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier....

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 30, 2013 at 10:31 am | 50 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 5066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 40236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 50 comments | 12047 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 7445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 1964 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 2263 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lieber's campaign to focus on Prop. 13, budget

Former Mountain View mayor and state Assembly member Sally Lieber is known for being a Democrat further to the left than...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Mar 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 49 comments | 2876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No end to schools' battle over space

Another court ruling has been handed down in the years-long battle over classroom space between Bullis Charter School and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Apr 3, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 49 comments | 2826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters of Measure G greatly outspending opponents

Supporters of Measure G have raised far more than opponents of the $198 million school bond set to go to a vote in the June...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:09 am | 49 comments | 3029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Plastic bag ban meeting at City Hall

The city will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. this evening to gather comments on a proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by dc, on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 49 comments | 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 20125 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 7029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blossom Valley post office to close

Even the U.S. Postal Service is not immune to the effects of Mountain View's hot rental market. Thanks to one landlord's...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Matthew A. Flynn, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 49 comments | 10849 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. White Boy was in the Nortenos'

Except for a few bumps in the road, Jacob DeWitt had a normal upbringing in Mountain View, say local residents who knew him....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:26 am | 48 comments | 5682 Views
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