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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 Try it - it's AWFUL, 2 minutes ago | 20 comments | 714 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 ST Parent, 18 minutes ago | 44 comments | 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 37 minutes ago | 9 comments | 2536 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 PV Resident, 42 minutes ago | 12 comments | 436 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, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 4215 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 Cfrink, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 482 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 | 1290 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 Monta Loma, on May 26, 2016 at 6:44 pm | 2 comments | 1325 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 | 545 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 | 778 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 | 2395 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, on May 25, 2016 at 11:35 pm | 7 comments | 215 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 | 3182 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 | 1882 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 | 3988 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 | 4328 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 | 3007 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 | 1533 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 | 548 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 | 2846 Views
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