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Plastic bag manufacturers vow repeal of statewide ban

California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by rainbow38, 43 minutes ago | 17 comments | 976 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD Trustee Race, interesting lawn sign combos.

There are interesting trends in the LASD race, I think that voting may be quite different this time. Lawn signs are popping...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by EACH, 1 hour ago | 20 comments | 335 Views

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Crime briefs: Lewd conduct and man punched

A man was approached and punched in front of an Erik's Deli, and police arrest a transient man for lewd conduct. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cowards, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Impasse in teacher salary talks

Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by @ another concerned parent, 12 hours ago | 99 comments | 6043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by look around , 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 259 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Los Altos resident/parent , 13 hours ago | 17 comments | 520 Views

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Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, 16 hours ago | 22 comments | 2675 Views

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Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oregonian, 17 hours ago | 16 comments | 708 Views

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Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 17 hours ago | 4 comments | 894 Views

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Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Scooter, 18 hours ago | 33 comments | 3576 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto police arrest man suspected of fraud after manhunt

Following a manhunt that lasted more than four hours Monday evening, Palo Alto police apprehended a man suspected of fraud,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Smooth operator, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 130 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle route still up in the air

Though set to begin service this fall, the route and schedule still haven't been decided for the free community shuttles...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2400 Views

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No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 am | 12 comments | 1832 Views

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MVPD blog on AR15s

here: http://mountainviewpoliceblog.com/2014/09/30/understanding-mvpds-use-of-the-ar-15-rifle/ ...

Original post made by Sparty on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by No worries, on Sep 30, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 58 Views

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Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 12 comments | 3803 Views

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Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 7245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by car driver, on Sep 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 45 comments | 3591 Views

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Burglary suspect caught on video

Police released photos of a man who they believe broke entry into a Mountain View home where he slept inside and stole property...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Search where they are, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Con: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

Vote against a school bond? How can anyone argue that? It would truly take a most unusual circumstance to motivate such a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Local resident, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure

Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1166 Views
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