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Uncertainty ahead for new Slater Elementary
The Mountain View Whisman School District has design plans for a new Slater Elementary School, but finding funds to build... Last comment 1 minute ago | 18 comments

High-rise apartments win council's praise
Despite some grumblings about being "hosed" on affordable housing rules, the Mountain View City Council gave an otherwise... Last comment 18 hours ago | 33 comments

Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords
Following weeks of unrelenting complaints that rising rents are pricing out scores of tenants, the Mountain View City Council... Last comment 20 hours ago | 10 comments

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"Fall color on Gretel Lane"
Several decades ago, someone decided to plant all of these trees on one street. On this day, with the afternoon sun's help, they gave us one beautiful fall color, not only in the trees, but through the snow-like leaves dusting over lawns and sidewalks, and into the street. Submitted by Jay Gonzales on Dec 5, 2011

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Hearing a call for help, audiologist aids refugees
On a visit to Jordan earlier this year, Dr. Jane Baxter, owner of the Los Altos auditory clinic Pacific Hearing Center, found a way she could help -- deafness and other hearing ailments are rife throughout the refugee camps, where millions of Iraqis, Syrians and Palestinians struggle to meet basic needs, she said. Tuesday, 9:32 AM | 2 comments

Water conservation beats the summer heat
During the hot summer months, water usage is generally higher, but new data from the Santa Clara Valley Water District shows that Santa Clara County managed to keep up its water conservation rate in August, even as state numbers slipped.
Tuesday, 9:30 AM

Don't fear the flames
Normally, the sight of a flaming plane is cause for alarm, but at Moffett Field last week, there was no need to worry. Monday, 4:56 PM | 1 comments

CSA gets a boost from local grants
The number of people in need of free food remains stubbornly high in the Bay Area, despite the booming economy. Monday, 4:30 PM | 2 comments

Uncertainty ahead for new Slater Elementary
The Mountain View Whisman School District has design plans for a new Slater Elementary School, but finding funds to build it and students to fill it appear problematic. Monday, 1:50 PM | 18 comments

MV man arrested on molestation charges
A Mountain View man is in custody after he was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old boy, according to police. Monday, 11:32 AM | 6 comments

Local superintendents hold town hall
Senator Jerry Hill and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will hold a town hall meeting on education with San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools Anne Campbell and Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools Jon Gundry at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Cañada College's Main Theatre in Redwood City.
Sunday, 8:37 PM

Vehicle strikes by trains up dramatically this year
An increase in the number of vehicles hit by Caltrain commuter trains this year has transit police and at least one city police department working together to increase enforcement efforts, a Caltrain spokeswoman said Thursday. Monday, 11:19 AM

School board looks back on a tumultuous year
Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman School District's school board this year, and now the trustees are looking to turn a new leaf. Friday, 10:41 AM | 13 comments

$2.5M bail for MV man suspected of ramming cop with car

Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

High-rise apartments win council's praise

Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords

County OKs North County homeless shelters

Council picks Encinitas developer for downtown hotel

Foothill Expressway blocked by fallen tree

MV meeting to discuss community-choice energy

MV Chamber announces interim CEO


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