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AT&T announces plan to expand fiber-optic network

Facing a future threat by Google Fiber, AT&T has announced its own strategy to dramatically expand its ultra-high speed internet...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by dollarbin, 33 minutes ago | 1 comment | 43 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?, 1 hour ago | 49 comments | 3269 Views

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Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 1 hour ago | 25 comments | 900 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Vic Cruz, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 1171 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 Why pay employees?, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 919 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North Bayshore: Could housing incentives increase office space?

In their quest to rapidly inject housing into the North Bayshore business park, Mountain View City Council members wavered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by MV resident, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 1554 Views

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Voting begins in June 7 primary

Nearly 550,000 ballots have been mailed to Santa Clara County residents who requested to vote by mail in the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

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Tuesday: Council to discuss housing incentives for North Bayshore

Laying out their grand vision to rapidly transform the North Bayshore area, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1057 Views

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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 PA Resident, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 2881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vintage war planes come to Moffett Field

Three WWII-era fighter and bomber aircraft will be available for up-close exploration May 21 through 29 at Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Greg David, 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 4257 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 Informed Voter, on May 26, 2016 at 7:01 pm | 9 comments | 1347 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, on May 26, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 625 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, on May 26, 2016 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 817 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, on May 26, 2016 at 9:51 am | 23 comments | 2502 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, on May 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 3209 Views

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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, on May 25, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1986 Views

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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 | 4041 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 | 4333 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 | 3055 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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