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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Old timer , on Jun 7, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 13 comments | 12708 Views

ELECTIONS

Labor groups boost Berman, Veenker in state Assembly bids

With the primary election fast approaching, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman and patent attorney Vicky Veenker are getting...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Jun 7, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 11 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs stricter campaign finance rules

The Mountain View City Council approved a slate of new campaign-finance rules meant to clamp down on shadowy groups seeking...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 6, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 12 comments | 2451 Views

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One injured in bicyclist hit-and-run

Police tracked down and arrested a hit-and-run suspect over the weekend after he allegedly struck a bicyclist on Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board member to lead Monta Loma

Teacher and former Mountain View Whisman school board member Gloria Higgins will be the new principal of Monta Loma. Higgins,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by J, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's clean-up plan for Hangar One to get a test run

Roughly one year after taking control of Moffett Federal Airfield, Google is set to start testing methods of purging toxic...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Jun 4, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 3402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 2321 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voices Silenced by 'The Voice'?

There had been lively discussion following the publication of this article ( see link below) - 54 comments in four days -...

Original post made by Inquiring Minds on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by George, on Jun 4, 2016 at 11:33 am | 30 comments | 773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Waste of time , on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:26 am | 2 comments | 546 Views

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Sex offender arrested on child molestation charges

Mountain View police arrested a 57-year-old man last week on suspicion of molesting a child over several years, police said...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Member, on Jun 3, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 3578 Views

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With race tightening, Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by MVBrod, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest window-smashing suspect

Police arrested a transient man in Mountain View on Friday after he was reportedly seen smashing car windows with a toaster...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Bagel, on Jun 3, 2016 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1765 Views

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Hot weather expected in Bay Area over next three days

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bright side, on Jun 3, 2016 at 8:25 am | 4 comments | 1250 Views

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Upsetting sacred cows to solve housing crisis?

At a housing summit last week, a panel of experts and policymakers discussed the need for sacrificing some "sacred cows"...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 53 comments | 5671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools

Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Val Reed, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Congrats to the grads

Mountain View's graduation week kicked off with the commencement ceremony for Alta Vista High School on Wednesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on Jun 2, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:09 am | 12 comments | 2388 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by NoTrustInTheVoice, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 55 comments | 3416 Views

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Pizza Studio at San Antonio Shopping Center closed

I was surprised by the notice on Pizza Studio saying they closed this location. What happened? It was always seemed like...

Original post made by NoPizzaToday:( on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on Jun 1, 2016 at 3:11 pm | 35 comments | 4685 Views

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AT&T announces plan to expand fiber-optic network

Facing a future threat by Google Fiber, AT&T has announced its own strategy to dramatically expand its ultra-high speed internet...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by waiting for google fiber, on Jun 1, 2016 at 12:45 am | 12 comments | 3776 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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