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El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study
With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched... Last comment 8 hours ago | 242 comments

Hospital board torn on community benefit spending
El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting... Last comment 8 hours ago | 8 comments

Housing issues top city's October agenda
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"NYC Marathon Here in Mtn View"
Long-time Mountain View resident and NYC Marathon runner Lynda Turkus was one of the 38,000 athletes on hand to witness Super Storm Sandy's terrible destruction earlier this month. When the race was cancelled Lynda made sure her original donations were delivered to Team for Kids. Then, on Nov 18 she brought the spirit of rebuilding through the streets of her St. Francis Acres neighborhood - and a little beyond. With the help of family and friends, Lynda ran a mapped 26.2-mile course - this time for "Race for Recovery", the marathoners' fund to help the victims of the hurricane. She finished big, just in front of her house, amidst cheering well-wishers in a time of 6 hours 22 min. For donation info go to Submitted by Carla Kenworthy on Nov 20, 2012

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Poll reveals MV Whisman voters support parcel tax increase
It would be a close call, but initial poll results show that residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District would be willing to tax themselves a bit more to support local schools.
Monday, 3:08 PM | 4 comments

Finance program for efficiency upgrades expands to Mountain View
The City Council recently voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to local residents. Mountain View joins San Jose, Morgan Hill and Gilroy in participating.
Monday, 2:21 PM

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost
For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and Matthew Tran have set out to solve that problem with Boosted, their Mountain View-based electric skateboard company.
Sunday, 10:22 PM | 7 comments

County launches diabetes awareness campaign
Santa Clara County has launched a diabetes awareness campaign on the disease that has grown at an "alarming rate" among residents, officials said.
Monday, 11:15 AM

Councilman's proposal urges landlords to play nice
As many call for Mountain View to rein in skyrocketing housing rents, next week the City Council will consider a lighter measure for landlords to voluntarily cap rents and operate under a set of compassionate practices.
Monday, 11:15 AM | 19 comments

Report: Silicon Valley incomes continue upsurge
Silicon Valley's median household income rose to $98,500 from 2013 to 2014, the Joint Venture Silicon Valley's Institute for Regional Studies reported Friday in a press release. Monday, 1:10 PM | 5 comments

Hospital board torn on community benefit spending
El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting for large-scale construction projects that will change the face of its Mountain View campus. Friday, 11:59 AM | 8 comments

At NASA Ames, science meets science fiction
When it comes to pondering the universe beyond Earth, the number of questions that come to mind might seem, well, astronomical. To get answers, a growing number of science fiction authors are turning to Chris McKay of NASA Ames. Friday, 10:58 AM | 1 comments

NASA celebrates "The Martian" release
Plenty of movies have chronicled space exploration, but never before has a film generated quite so much excitement at NASA as "The Martian." Friday, 10:06 AM | 1 comments

Bullis pulls ahead with top test scores
For many charter schools in Santa Clara County, the results of the first Common Core-aligned standardized tests were a wake-up call as many students fell behind their public school peers. Thursday, 1:18 PM | 4 comments

Huff named Blue Ribbon School
Mountain View's own Huff Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School this week, one of only two schools in the county to receive the national award this year. Thursday, 10:44 AM | 9 comments

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