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Google relents on bid for more office space

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== This week, Google officials backpedaled on demands for more office space...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1795 Views

RESTAURANTS

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Randa , on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3342 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Eric Comerford , on Oct 5, 2017 at 9:12 am | 228 comments | 76089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caregiver takes plea deal in elder sex assault case

An in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in ICE raid in Mountain View

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested two people in Mountain View as part of a Bay Area sweep focused...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 4657 Views

ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by neftegazagent@yahoo.com, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google throws uncertainty into North Bayshore housing plans

At a grueling Tuesday night meeting on North Bayshore, Google officials warned that their celebrated plans to build 9,850...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 69 comments | 9796 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: North Bayshore development must support schools

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that development plans need to include a clear strategy for housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Oct 2, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 18 comments | 2734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board supports limits on open enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is drafting a team of parents and faculty members to take on some of the biggest...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Old-Timer, on Oct 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 46 comments | 3895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying to take a stand

Christine Welter strikes a somber pose as part of a "die-in" demonstration on Castro Street in front of the Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by clean streets, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:02 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district struggles to keep special ed staff

Hundreds of California school districts are grappling with an ever-worsening shortage of special education teachers. But...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 5459 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares ambitious affordable-housing package

Mountain View's City Council signaled support for a new aggressive campaign to promote housing growth that would require...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 38 comments | 2797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blockbuster housing bills headed for passage

Last week marked the end of California's legislative session, and lawmakers approved some landmark housing bills that are...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

'A sense of freedom'

Kristine Flaherty has gone from psychology and sociology double major at Stanford University to indie-rap underdog to fledgling...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 29, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Animal clinic facing new complaints

Mountain View's Alta View Animal Hospital is facing mounting complaints from disgruntled clients who blame the clinic for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 29, 2017 at 10:59 am | 32 comments | 10900 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police/Emergency activity at San Antonio/Leghorn

San Antonio was a mess this lunch hour with police blocking Leghorn at both ends and what appears several Emergency Vehicles...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by @ PA resident , on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 4 comments | 240 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 3376 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged heroin dealer arrested at Cuesta Park

A transient woman residing in an RV at Cuesta Park was arrested last week on suspicion of trying to sell heroin, according...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Sep 28, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students march against DACA repeal

More than 100 student protesters marched through Mountain View on Wednesday with a clear message: the immigrant community,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 11 comments | 2255 Views
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