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Water polo player from MV dies

A water polo player died over the weekend just days after he was unable to come out of a pool while practicing with his teammates...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by 3PAC, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 3316 Views

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Home fix-up sets off legal quagmire

Did Mountain View city staff nearly stumble into a civil lawsuit by offering some friendly advice? Did a longstanding Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by long time resident, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:31 pm | 5 comments | 1886 Views

ELECTIONS

City on the spot to discuss rental crisis

With no easy answers on the table, the Mountain View City Council will discuss on Monday how to respond to a hot rental market...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by find better solutions, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 4108 Views

ELECTIONS

A solution or a fantasy? Maybe a cop-out

The only encouraging thing about Councilman Mike Kasperzak's proposal to create a "fair rental-practices program" to address...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by youthful steve, on Oct 19, 2015 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 820 Views

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Mastering the music business

Stanford graduate student Audrey Proulx is using her education in computer science to support her dream of becoming a pop-star. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by Janice, on Oct 18, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by David, on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 25 comments | 13009 Views

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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 | 1400 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 | 2516 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. 2663 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 | 2172 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 | 2066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3059 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 | 1886 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 | 6876 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 | 1520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3952 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 | 2850 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 877 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 | 4166 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 | 7213 Views
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