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Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale

Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Local Guy, 14 minutes ago | 4 comments | 533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by @ Choice Schools or Not?, 16 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2340 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by voter, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 1205 Views

ELECTIONS

Policy passed by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors allows requests for change of measure letter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed a policy Tuesday that will help voters differentiate between local measures...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 244 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure A to extend funding for county's parks

Santa Clara County voters will decide whether they want to prolong a park preservation fund on the June 7 ballot. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Grip on Math, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 699 Views

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Kicking the tires

With outside grants set to expire, the cost of the Bike Share self-service bicycle-rental program will have to be shouldered...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by avid biker, 5 hours ago | 23 comments | 2053 Views

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Mountain View taxi company order to pay $175K in back wages

The owner of a Silicon Valley taxi and limousine company has been ordered to pay $175,000 in back wages to dozens of drivers...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Distruptor, 15 hours ago | 7 comments | 202 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga joins City Council race

Perhaps only in local government could eight years seem like not enough time, but that's exactly how Margaret Abe-Koga describes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SWAN song, 20 hours ago | 21 comments | 3118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's clean-up plan for Hangar One to get a test run

Roughly one year after taking control of Moffett Federal Airfield, Google is set to start testing methods of purging toxic...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upsetting sacred cows to solve housing crisis?

At a housing summit last week, a panel of experts and policymakers discussed the need for sacrificing some "sacred cows"...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fed Up, on May 25, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 49 comments | 3831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on May 25, 2016 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 4318 Views

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No criminal charges in alleged MVHS sexual assault

Mountain View police say that no arrests have been made following a sexual assault investigation at Mountain View High School...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by MVLA Parent, on May 25, 2016 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 2948 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Silence Dogood, on May 24, 2016 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 1480 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Veenker for District 24 Assembly seat

As one might expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out state Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by voter, on May 24, 2016 at 11:04 am | 12 comments | 531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by CMSstudent, on May 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 2829 Views

ELECTIONS

Our Home — Our Bay: Vote Yes on Measure AA

By Pat Showalter and Gary Kremen San Francisco Bay is a part of all our lives — whether we live or work along the Bay,...

Original post made by Pat Showalter and Gary Kremen on May. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire victim searching for missing dog

A two-alarm fire tore through the garage of a Sylvan Park home last Friday, injuring a man who said he lost all of his belongings...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Charlene, on May 22, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by ward johnnson, on May 22, 2016 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 363 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Campaign Spending Disclosure

In the 2014 Mountain View City Council race, significant independent expenditures were made to influence the outcome of the...

Original post made by Lucas Ramirez on May. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows

Mountain View's Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows community is a potpourri of diversity in northern Santa Clara County. Bounded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on May 20, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 373 Views
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