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County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by dude, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 949 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 @ Gary, 2 hours ago | 57 comments | 8330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by former MVWSD parent, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 4413 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 @ResidentSince1982, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 3689 Views

OTHER ISSUES

All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

Anika Bagga, a junior at Cupertino High School, attended several hackathon coding competitions during her high school career....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by hsnpoor, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 489 Views

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Community brief

<B>Community-choice energy Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/02/24/community-brief posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 62 Views

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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 People Person, 4 hours ago | 31 comments | 2214 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wanted: More applicants for rent-control board

The Mountain View City Council picked six top candidates for a committee to oversee the city's new rent-control law. But...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Absurd, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 736 Views

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Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations

Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Observer, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 802 Views

ELECTIONS

Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 76 Views

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Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Brian Jones, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 3145 Views

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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 @the_punnisher, 23 hours ago | 20 comments | 9068 Views

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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 @the_punnisher, on Feb 23, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 3281 Views

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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 Kathleen Bylsma, on Feb 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 1649 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 Steven Nelson, on Feb 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 3466 Views

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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 The Business Man, on Feb 23, 2017 at 12:35 pm | 14 comments | 2368 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, on Feb 23, 2017 at 3:36 am | 2 comments | 700 Views

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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, on Feb 22, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 10 comments | 1073 Views

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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, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2694 Views

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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 | 3706 Views
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