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AROUND TOWN

How to spend $6 billion on transit

A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Tough Guy, on Jan 29, 2016 at 5:53 am | 30 comments | 3755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to tax big businesses?

Looking to solve the area's worst traffic problems, a coalition of North County city leaders are floating an audacious tax...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on Mar 3, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 30 comments | 3562 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union

After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by ShowMeTheData, on Aug 7, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 30 comments | 8828 Views

AROUND TOWN

City-backed rent control heads to ballot

This November, Mountain View voters will have a choice of two competing ballot measures that would both restrict increases...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 30 comments | 5042 Views

RESTAURANTS

Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 6558 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 5554 Views

ELECTIONS

School board weighs options on parcel tax renewal

School board members are looking ahead at next year's planned parcel tax renewal for the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 30 comments | 4123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 16055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 20552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 29 comments | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A soldier's romance

Everything changed for Jason Poole, a U.S. Marine on his third tour of duty in Iraq, when a bomb blew up in his face in 2004....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Zoe, on Feb 24, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 4685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police use Tasers on two fighting women

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allie V., on Sep 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 5883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civility Roundtable on undocumented workers

After successfully hosting a roundtable discussion about Google's impacts on the city, the human relations commission will...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2012 at 11:46 am | 29 comments | 3657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looks for solution to North Bayshore traffic woes

On Tuesday the City Council took a small step towards addressing the bumper to bumper traffic in and out of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 29 comments | 4182 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 6001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 11357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 14455 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's self-driven car may roll in the new year

Calling it the "best holiday gift we could have imagined," Google announced on Monday that it had finished a road-worthy...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 3, 2015 at 9:34 am | 29 comments | 21885 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City to flush water mains after complaints about smelly tap water

City officials are responding to complaints from residents who say their tap water smells like rotten eggs. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by @Jay, on May 6, 2015 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 7922 Views
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