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Rent Watch

Just like home sales, I want to make space for a bidding war on my rental property, so I can get as much as possible in rental...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by James Thurber, on Oct 16, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

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Civil rights group drops complaint against MVLA

Two groups claiming that the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District had a discriminatory math placement policy have...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Oct 16, 2015 at 1:07 am | 4 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap widens in high schools

When the results of the state's new standardized tests rolled out last month, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2257 Views

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Man arrested for fireworks possession

Police arrested a 20-year-old Mountain View man last week after he was pulled over and allegedly found to have a firework,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1639 Views

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Water conservation beats the summer heat

During the hot summer months, water usage is generally higher, but new data from the Santa Clara Valley Water District shows...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Matt, on Oct 14, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 11 comments | 1793 Views

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Hearing a call for help

On a visit to Jordan earlier this year, Dr. Jane Baxter, owner of the Los Altos auditory clinic Pacific Hearing Center, found...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by @Rengstorff Park, on Oct 14, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 2724 Views

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CSA gets a boost from local grants

The number of people in need of free food remains stubbornly high in the Bay Area, despite the booming economy. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Middle school mom, on Oct 13, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

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Dramatic decrease in Mountain View's housing inventory

In an article in late November, we looked at the increasing speed at which homes listed in Mountain View were being bought....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Frank Stern, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:33 am | 9 comments | 6556 Views

ELECTIONS

Local officials have little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Oct 13, 2015 at 8:31 am | 34 comments | 1302 Views

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MV man arrested on molestation charges

A Mountain View man is in custody after he was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old boy, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Former Foster , on Oct 13, 2015 at 5:37 am | 6 comments | 3401 Views

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Don't fear the flames

Normally, the sight of a flaming plane is cause for alarm, but at Moffett Field last week, there was no need to worry. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 13, 2015 at 3:44 am | 1 comment | 2578 Views

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An Open Letter To The Mountain View Police Department & Our City Council

I would like to thank the Mountain View Police Department for sending two officers to my condo this afternoon. We discussed...

Original post made by ellespeth on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 13, 2015 at 2:10 am | 12 comments | 728 Views

ELECTIONS

Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords

Following weeks of unrelenting complaints that rising rents are pricing out scores of tenants, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 3782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

For years, Khan Academy has challenged the status quo in education, vowing to create a world-class education available to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 6172 Views

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County OKs North County homeless shelters

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a handful of homeless shelter programs that would provide...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Liz, on Oct 10, 2015 at 8:47 am | 9 comments | 2312 Views

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Sushi galore

Two-year-old Odori Sushi and Teppanyaki specializes in super fresh, glistening slabs of fish. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1885 Views

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Council picks Encinitas developer for downtown hotel

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday picked a developer to build a downtown hotel that would replace a pair of public...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by David, on Oct 9, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 14 comments | 3233 Views

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El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bus Rider, on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 280 comments | 6883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 4262 Views

ELECTIONS

Let's enlarge our toolbox to address Mountain View's housing crisis

Throughout my eight years on the Mountain View City Council, my colleagues and I worked hard to ensure Mountain View is an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:56 am | 2 comments | 1016 Views
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Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
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