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AROUND TOWN

What adequate Google housing could look like

If you've ever wondered what it might look like if there was enough housing in Mountain View for all of the city's Google...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 13, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 30 comments | 10651 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 19539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View Residents Will Soon Have to Pay to Park in Front of Their Own Homes!!!

I was at tonight's City Council meeting where they were discussing moving the Farmer's Market on the Sundays when the 49ers...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 24, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 30 comments | 2018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 4063 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Its completely obvious, on Sep 21, 2015 at 9:13 am | 30 comments | 2148 Views

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 | 3810 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 | 3688 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 | 8991 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 | 5166 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 | 6683 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 | 5638 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 | 4193 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 | 16208 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 | 20673 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 | 5138 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 | 4100 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 | 4765 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 | 5997 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 | 3771 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 | 4283 Views
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