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AROUND TOWN

A kinder, gentler PG&E approach to tree removal

Officials with PG&E plan to begin a new round of outreach to Mountain View homeowners as they seek to clear trees and other...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 3359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local entrepreneur is Chamber's new CEO

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has found its new president and CEO in Tony Siress, a business executive who has started...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by M, on Oct 21, 2015 at 7:17 am | 2 comments | 3302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for new Slater Elementary

The Mountain View Whisman School District has design plans for a new Slater Elementary School, but finding funds to build...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Oct 20, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 35 comments | 5392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View bike advocates win top honors

When it comes to creating a bike-friendly city, you might say that Mountain View is pedaling to the head of the peloton....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Minority rules, on Oct 20, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 12 comments | 4257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Small quake shakes Bay Area

A preliminary 3.1 magnitude earthquake centered about a mile from San Ramon shook the Bay Area this afternoon, according...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Curt, on Oct 19, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council faces tough decisions on rent control requests

Pressure is mounting to address Mountain View's rising rents, with city officials facing a delicate balancing act as they...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Small Property Owner, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 70 comments | 7856 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3718 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2212 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 | 4733 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 | 1102 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 852 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 | 13537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1798 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 | 3216 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. 3115 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2599 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2634 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 | 3518 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2364 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 7376 Views
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