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OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hikes fares by 50 cents

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your wallets to take a hit. Caltrain plans to hike fares by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on Palo Alto's border with Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JCC???, on Dec 8, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1598 Views

BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2820 Views

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Oakland street gang implicated in local car burglaries

A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted 21 people for a series of sophisticated auto break-ins throughout the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views

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Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2539 Views

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City prepares for a winter deluge

The city of Mountain View is bracing for heavy rainfall this winter, following predictions of a powerful El Nino season that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Dec 7, 2015 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 4257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 3042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale joins MV in '$15 by 2018' wage plan

Following Mountain View's lead, the Sunnyvale City Council on Tuesday approved its own timetable for raising the minimum...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit finds big problems in MV schools

Closing the achievement gap in Mountain View schools may require big changes from the top down. A recent educational audit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Another MVWSD Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 13 comments | 4723 Views

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Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site

Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Culture_change, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 35 comments | 4668 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg, wife commit to giving 99 percent of Facebook shares to charity

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that they will give 99 percent of their...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by At OK with it , on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 1479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's rental woes top Tuesday's council agenda

Once again, Mountain View city leaders will consider new policies to provide relief for tenants struggling to retain housing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 3523 Views

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Suspect sought in tennis court feud

Police are searching for a man who allegedly punched someone over an argument on a tennis court at Cuesta Park over the weekend. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1847 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anita Nichols, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Two-alarm fire displaces six people

Six people were displaced in a two-alarm residential fire in Mountain View on Monday afternoon, a fire spokesman said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2638 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 5049 Views

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Mountain View lacks crucial staff for permit reviews

Mountain View is facing a severe lack of seasoned city planners and other staffers needed to handle an unrelenting surge...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1946 Views
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