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AROUND TOWN

City OKs study on innovative transit line

After kicking the tires for a few years, Mountain View city leaders are now laying down money for what some might call a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Hugh Jardonn, 2 minutes ago | 43 comments | 6484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @ Graham Parent , 2 hours ago | 22 comments | 3760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free preschool program set to expand

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving full-steam ahead on a new plan to revamp its free preschool program,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mistral Parent, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 493 Views

AROUND TOWN

House cleaner arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a house cleaner last week after she allegedly burglarized multiple homes, including at least one in Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Sunnyvale Resident, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1113 Views

ELECTIONS

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, 3 hours ago | 36 comments | 4208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 4 hours ago | 14 comments | 2313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eroding bank prompts closure on Stevens Creek Trail

A segment of Stevens Creek Trail has been temporarily closed after recent storms caused severe bank erosion along Stevens...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Me, 20 hours ago | 20 comments | 4316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure V backers to rally at City Hall

With the future of rent control on the line, the Mountain View Tenants Coalition is making another show of force with a rally...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 21 hours ago | 48 comments | 1797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:58 am | 89 comments | 12979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors weigh Google's ambitious campus plan

Google's hardest-to-win critics may not be government regulators, tech rivals or journalists, but rather the company's anxious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Jan 16, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 4 comments | 6448 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto police to pilot psychiatric-emergency team

Bravo to PAPD and the city of Palo Alto! "Palo Alto police to pilot psychiatric-emergency team Officer and mental health...

Original post made by Advocate on Jan. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 24 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Jan 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate's advertorial snafu

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1045 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fit for a king

Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is considered the "Capital of the South" and the historic hub of the East...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms on the way for LAHS

Students in Los Altos High School's weight room will go from pumping iron to pushing pencils next fall, after district officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by MVLA, on Jan 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham School secretary dies; services this Friday

Jan Austin, the school secretary at Graham Middle School and longtime Mountain View Whisman School District employee, died...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 3142 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced a new bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential candidates...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tax Returns, on Jan 11, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 22 comments | 2595 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Utility switch may cause odd taste, odor in tap water

Mountain View residents may notice their tap water has a different color, taste or odor for the next few months, but city...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

As a result of the withering presidential contest, the local California Democratic Party chapter is seeing a dramatic surge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gary Bradley, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall campaign: State ruling that cleared judge is 'error-ridden'

The campaign working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, sparked by his sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by What???, on Jan 9, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 1622 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
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