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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New tenants sought for Cubberley

With its long-term future still in flux, Cubberley Community Center is preparing to welcome new tenants onto its sprawling...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by OldSchool, 16 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1061 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by BD, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Monday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area today, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by parent, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 279 Views

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Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Thanks Jim, 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 3536 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Agreed, 3 hours ago | 58 comments | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery

At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by reader, 14 hours ago | 15 comments | 2556 Views

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VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 24, 2016 at 11:35 am | 12 comments | 3142 Views

MOVIES

CinéArts to shutter operations in August

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Lori, on Jul 23, 2016 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Newsflash, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 20456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 3699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 1759 Views

ELECTIONS

November election: who will run?

The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angel S. , on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 22 comments | 3252 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD may share parcel tax with Bullis Charter School

Los Altos School District board members signaled last week that they would be willing to include Bullis Charter School as...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pedro, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 5 comments | 1432 Views

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Drumming up excitement

Elise Fujimoto leads a percussive performance of taiko drumming at the Obon Festival and Bazaar hosted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 994 Views

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A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids

Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jackie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 8:13 am | 9 comments | 3259 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | 105 comments | 10022 Views

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What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 4408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following Mountain View burglary

Mountain View police arrested a 59-year-old suspect Wednesday morning after he allegedly burglarized an occupied home in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by SteveD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:23 am | 4 comments | 3825 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Christine, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 2000 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Thursday evening that its rent control initiative has qualified to appear on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments | 2224 Views
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