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Santa Clara County supervisors approve study on youth psych beds

Santa Clara County has not had an acute-care, inpatient psychiatric unit for youth for more than 20 years, but the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 1803 Views

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Google closing down blue-collar bastion in North Bayshore

The days are numbered for an eclectic little community of tradesmen, start-ups and a community theater operating out of industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic Who Knows How To Read Between The Lines, on Jun 14, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 15265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facility immediately, PACT petition to school board 6/4/11

The Stevenson PACT Foundation chair publicly presented this petition to the MVWSD Board. “Petition for permanent Stevenson...

Original post made by FYI on Jun. 14, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hesitates over pricey Castro plans

The Mountain View Whisman school board got its first detailed look at ambitious plans to change the face of Castro Elementary,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by sc, on Jun 14, 2015 at 2:46 am | 4 comments | 3738 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in undercover sting

A Mountain View man suspected of stealing a package from the porch of a Palo Alto home and then trying to pawn off its contents...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Martin, on Jun 12, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 3302 Views

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Language, and its limits

In staging the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady," Broadway By the Bay has made the curious choice of engaging...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

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MV police officer struck by truck

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of striking a police officer with his truck while being issued a parking citation...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Never Ending Stream of Egomaniacs, on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 9731 Views

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School board sticks with controversial search firm

The Mountain View Whisman School District successfully found a new superintendent last week, but there was a noticeable bump...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by jeff tarnow, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 175 comments | 48722 Views

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South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 2361 Views

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Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 3515 Views

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Police confrontation leads to arrest

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted police and refused to cooperate during an unrelated...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Scott , on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1760 Views

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Creek trail takes a middle school detour

It's going to be a tight fit, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is finishing up designs this month to construct...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Thida, on Jun 10, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5441 Views

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New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 4477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1743 Views

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No child left offline

Technology is playing a greater role in education, as schools in Mountain View bring more tablets, laptops, computers and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

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Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 11008 Views

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MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by glenn Meier, on Jun 8, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views
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