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AROUND TOWN

Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley

The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Angry Bird, 39 minutes ago | 12 comments | 5120 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Neil, 58 minutes ago | 10 comments | 3273 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead

The Bay Area is about to get a break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Me, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Interested, 4 hours ago | 13 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?

Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Doubles, 6 hours ago | 25 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @just the facts, 7 hours ago | 33 comments | 2985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grant seeks citywide goodwill

Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Ale, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, 12 hours ago | 49 comments | 7895 Views

AROUND TOWN

County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain 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...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nikki, 16 hours ago | 10 comments | 1008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver dies after crashing into CHP vehicle on I-280

A driver died at a hospital Sunday evening after crashing a car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was assisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bill, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:03 am | 33 comments | 3614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins

Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Military Wife, on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 8105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by jannahp2, on Feb 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 41 comments | 10332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County prepares for major housing boom

Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jared Martin, on Feb 21, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 6 comments | 2858 Views

AROUND TOWN

All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by janinerm18, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:09 am | 13 comments | 4625 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 19612 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 Nothing Learned, on Feb 20, 2017 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 5495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lopsided funding for school board races

The most recent campaign finance reports show that most candidates for local school boards in the November election were...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 20, 2017 at 1:48 am | 16 comments | 1994 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 Worthwhile reading again, on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 100 comments | 16267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Cfrink, on Feb 18, 2017 at 6:17 pm | 3 comments | 3340 Views
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