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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD agrees to share parcel tax with charter school

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to put a $223-per-parcel tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Harm done, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 10, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Lanette, on Aug 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 199 comments | 61191 Views

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Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2035 Views

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Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring bot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3384 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 2739 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Gold Star mom speaks out against Trump comments

Hearing Khizr Khan speak movingly at last week's Democratic National Convention about his son, who was killed by a suicide...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 37 comments | 4437 Views

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Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1738 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

When it comes to education, the first five years of a child's life are in many ways the most important. But for most families...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by JW, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 3829 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Court employees continue strike Thursday over demands for pay raises

A strike by a union representing more than 300 Santa Clara County Superior Court employees demanding pay raises they say...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared

The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nothing to hide Bullis?, on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 18 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Outside MV, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 275 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Finding hope in the midst of violence, racial strife

As an African-American pastor of a large and racially diverse congregation in Mountain View, I feel compelled to address...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Mountain View Voice Moderators, on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest Editorials in the August 5 issue

A primer for school board candidates Excellent advice; I hope all board members and candidates follow it. I especially...

Original post made by Doug Pearson on Aug. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 150 Views

ELECTIONS

November election: who will run?

The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Oak Parent, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 23 comments | 3828 Views

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Local Muslims organize in face of Trump rhetoric

Propelled by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent belittling remarks about the parents of a Muslim U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hope, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 1555 Views

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El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union

After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by ShowMeTheData, on Aug 7, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 30 comments | 7054 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 Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 6, 2016 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 4182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by From Santa Clara, on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 5536 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Nerve' damage?

Nintendo, et al, may be striking it rich on "Pokémon Go," but Lionsgate Films got downright lucky. This week, Lionsgate...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1299 Views
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