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The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy... Last comment 13 minutes ago | 39 comments

Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea
Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would... Last comment 13 hours ago | 34 comments

Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on... Last comment on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments

 
 
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"Drumming Camp at WSP"
Rhythm is in your heart, your body and your soul. Rhythm is as natural as your pulse and breath, and it's FUN! In drumming camp at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, we will use our fee and hands to stomp and clap, play drums, tap sticks, shake, sing and make great nourishing rhythmic music together! For more information on this and other camps, and to register: http://waldorfpeninsula.org/curriculum-br-programs/summer-camp.html or contact us at info@waldorfpeninsula.org 650.209.9400 Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar 4, 2013

 
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County urges high court to rule on protections for detained immigrants
Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held in prolonged detention during deportation proceedings are entitled to certain constitutional protections. Saturday, 10:56 AM

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that Federal Transit Administration officials were holding back grant funding needed within days for construction to begin.
Friday, 5:27 PM | 6 comments

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices
The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense, mixed-use neighborhood with 9,700 new apartments. For tech developers, the council also pushed ahead on plans to max out the area with at least 1.7 million new square feet of office space. Friday, 1:00 PM | 6 comments

School district cuts list of new boundary plans
The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following a marathon six-hour committee meeting. Friday, 10:56 AM | 3 comments

Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown
Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued a rallying cry to protest the recent executive orders by President Donald Trump. At the city-sponsored Civility Roundtable event, panel members gave repeated assurances to a crowd of about 200 that they would look to safeguard the full patchwork of the South Bay community, and they invited everyone to join them in the effort. Friday, 10:56 AM | 6 comments

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'
While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding themselves in a difficult position as they attempt to dispel a growing sense of panic among undocumented residents that mass deportations are imminent. Thursday, 3:48 PM | 12 comments

Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea
Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would allow homeless residents to occupy homes in the Waverly Park neighborhood, making for a raucous meeting with shouting, testy exchanges, and eventually, a police presence.
Thursday, 1:41 PM | 34 comments

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill
The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy math program called Teach to One. Thursday, 8:56 AM | 39 comments

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens
A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen mental health services" by opening what the nonprofit says will be the city's first intensive outpatient program for teenagers with moderate to severe mental-health issues.
Thursday, 8:55 AM | 2 comments

Weather service: First in series of rain storms starts tonight
Rain is forecast for the next six or seven days in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, bringing with it the chance of flooding and mudslides, National Weather Service officials said today.
Wednesday, 10:18 AM | 1 comments

City settles with contractor
The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept a $194,000 settlement from a contractor for errors stemming from 2014 work at the Shoreline Athletic Fields. Wednesday, 9:19 AM | 1 comments

'Meteor' sighted over Bay Area sky was a missile test launch
A bright light traveling across the dark sky Tuesday morning was one of two missile tests conducted by the U.S. Navy over the Pacific Ocean, a Navy official said. Tuesday, 3:46 PM | 1 comments

Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on a plan to get homeless residents out of the creek and into district-owned homes in the Waverly Park neighborhood.
Tuesday, 12:58 PM | 10 comments

New bus route aims to get mega-commuters off the road
For tech employees living in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, getting through Santa Clara County's congested highway system to the major employers on the Peninsula can be a daunting task. Tuesday, 10:52 AM | 9 comments

Palo Alto man arrested after attack at MV auto parts store
A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a dust-up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mountain View, where he allegedly yelled at employees, attacked another customer with a carburetor cover and hit a car when he left. Monday, 12:23 PM | 2 comments

Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally
Waving signs and carrying photos of their immigrant ancestors, a crowd of demonstrators gathered in Mountain View at noon on Sunday to encourage the United States to welcome refugees. The event in Civic Center Plaza was part of the National Day of Jewish Action for Refugees, with similar events held in cities across the country.
Monday, 12:12 PM | 7 comments

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit

Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

Sunday: Jewish group holds rally to welcome refugees

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

Court dates set for Measure V hearing

Judge dismisses ex-cop's lawsuit against city

 

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