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SCHOOLS & KIDS

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit, but still looks for more services

Santa Clara County teenagers in mental-health crisis can now access inpatient hospital beds within the county's borders at...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man arrested after attack at MV auto parts store

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a dust-up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mountain View, where he allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3249 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community forum to touch on local impact from Trump's rise

On Saturday, the city will host its first civility roundtable of 2017, "Affirming Mountain View's Values and Building Community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by @What war, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 16 comments | 2517 Views

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Judge dismisses ex-cop's lawsuit against city

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge this week shot down a former police officer's suit alleging the Mountain View Police...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by nite walkinghippie, on Feb 12, 2017 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1986 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their gas and electric...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Feb 12, 2017 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 1722 Views

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Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'

In a sense, "When the Game Stands Tall" the Hollywood-ization of De La Salle High School's legendary Spartans football team...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7858 Views

SPORTS

What's all this racket about pickleball?

The game known as pickleball is getting lots attention in Mountain View lately, both from swelling numbers of new players...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by admins, on Feb 11, 2017 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2708 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Playing to learn

Behavior referrals are down and kids are more focused in class, thanks to a new program that brings greater structure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by admins, on Feb 11, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 7725 Views

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Robbed blind

In his book "Leviathan," English philosopher Thomas Hobbes infamously described a human life in the anarchic state of nature...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1801 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by admins, on Feb 11, 2017 at 10:11 pm | 5 comments | 2294 Views

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'Weak links' in city's affordable housing program

Subsidized affordable housing might not be quite the panacea for the Bay Area's housing crunch that some of its supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 6 comments | 1806 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunday: Jewish group holds rally to welcome refugees

On Sunday, members of the local Jewish community are holding a rally in Mountain View to protest against recent U.S. actions...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Jared Martin, on Feb 11, 2017 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 2965 Views

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Making local schools into safe havens

The Mountain View Whisman School District has joined a growing contingent of districts throughout Santa Clara County that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 3290 Views

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Police lawsuit claims department quotas

A lawsuit filed by a fired Mountain View police officer alleges that department officials embraced statistics-based law enforcement,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by We the people , on Feb 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 4149 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure V Injunction Hearings

Motion filed by CAA yesterday, interesting that other parties aside from City are involved in defense. From my perspective,...

Original post made by The Truth on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 10, 2017 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 330 Views

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Afghan interpreter finally on safe ground

The four-year journey of Qismat Amin to reach U.S. soil finally ended on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 8, after Department...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by @stop it, on Feb 9, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 6 comments | 1218 Views

ELECTIONS

Be cautious when using space heaters, says PG&E

Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S., and almost half of these fires occur between December...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

’Homecoming: A Comedy Show’

Laughter is the best medicine. Teresa Lee will host a night of stand-up comedy from comics who are returning to their local...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

MOVIES

Today: 'Being a Teen in the Valley' panel

Local teenagers will share what it's like to grow up in Silicon Valley at a panel discussion this Wednesday, Jan. 4, hosted...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2117 Views

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Parcel tax heads to voters

The Mountain View Whisman School District is seeking to pass a $191 parcel this spring, designed to hold education funding...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 8, 2017 at 11:50 pm | 24 comments | 2905 Views
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Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
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