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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by If only Nelson would go too, on Jun 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 5 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Eco-Warrior, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 1365 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans

With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Say What, on Jun 28, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 4340 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses deputy city manager

Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Dave, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Long Timer, on Jun 28, 2016 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 3141 Views

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Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives

The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1773 Views

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Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 2279 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 6517 Views

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El Camino Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by ECH RN, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1008 Views

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MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight

A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by GarySchroedrer, on Jun 26, 2016 at 5:30 am | 4 comments | 2193 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 1774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes

At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by David Gray, on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Running again?, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 40 comments | 4690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves rosy budget for better year

The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Jun 24, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1868 Views

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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 21 comments | 2404 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 4901 Views

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Guest opinion: Strengthen downtown with innovative Transit Center

In Mountain View we love our downtown. My neighbors, family, and I enjoy walking to Castro Street, where we can select from...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Dothraki Warrior, on Jun 24, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 13 comments | 1551 Views

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President Obama arrives in Mountain View

Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by yeahbut, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 4715 Views

ELECTIONS

County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too many measures to pass, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

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Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views
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