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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage still a big problem

School has been back in session for more than a month, but the dust hasn't quite settled in the ongoing struggle to get a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted grand theft arrest at Kohl's

Police arrested a 35-year-old Milpitas man after he was allegedly caught bagging close to $1,000 in goods while walking through...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jason Reeves, on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:37 am | 9 comments | 1582 Views

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USGS moving to new home at Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down their West Coast science center in Menlo Park over...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 14 comments | 6227 Views

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VTA looking for feedback from commuters on Highway 280 corridor

Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 614 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Remarkably Easy, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 4214 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrans debris blamed in MV man's death on Hwy 101

An 82-year-old Mountain View man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Al Wright, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 3754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another stab at drawing new school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District kicked off a new effort to change attendance boundaries, marking the second attempt...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Steve Bell, on Sep 21, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 118 Views

ELECTIONS

Political rookies prove powerful in council race

Political newcomers in the Mountain View City Council race are dominating the early battle for campaign donations, according...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Vote, on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 332 Views

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City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 5012 Views

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Bay Area home prices up slightly in August compared to last year

The median cost for a Bay Area home rose slightly in August compared to the same period last year partly due to low interest...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bold action needed to address traffic woes

Like many other citizens in the Bay Area, I find myself increasingly concerned with the pressing regional problem of traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by TIRED and True, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 339 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure V: fair to landlords, a necessity for renters

The effort to bring rent control (Measure V) to Mountain View has been a source of hope and inspiration for many of the hardest-working...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 941 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Sep 21, 2016 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 4287 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 3807 Views

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Overturned big-rig accident sends one to hospital

A big-rig that overturned on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos Hills Monday afternoon sent one person to a hospital,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Probably74, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors OK five-year homeless shelter plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday a five-year program that will provide 360 more homeless shelter...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Shelter Supporter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More MV students enrolled in higher math

School districts across the state are minimizing the role of parent advocacy in determining what classes students get placed...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2016 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1562 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Cuesta Park for public masterbation allowed to loiter in park everyday

The homeless man who sits on the bench near the tennis courts daily, was arrested for masturbating in public at Cuesta Park,...

Original post made by Cuesta Cat on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by Another witness, on Sep 19, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 190 Views

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High schools face looming classroom shortage

Last week, officials with the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District considered just about every place they could plop...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:10 am | 13 comments | 2603 Views
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