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Domestic violence incident leads to 2 arrests

Police made two arrests following an alleged domestic violence incident where a husband and wife both claimed to officers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on May 11, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2160 Views

BOOKS

Books: The horrifying, and wonderful, complexities of parenthood

Chara Burnett and Helen Waters are close friends, professionals, Palo Alto mothers and authors of the new book, "If Only...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Huh, on May 13, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shonda Ranson, on May 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 1501 Views

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Flags needed for ped crossing Grant @ Cuesta park

There is a cross walk on Grant road that leads from Cuesta Park to Sleeper Ave that is a fatality waiting to happen. What...

Original post made by Don\'t Want to be killed by a car on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris Hildebrand, on May 16, 2015 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 230 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New MVLA superintendent promises to play 'big role' in community

Healdsburg Superintendent Jeff Harding will take over as superintendent of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 21, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2110 Views

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Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Fast, on May 23, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 711 Views

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Free hands-on CPR lesson Friday

In honor of National CPR/AED Awareness Week, the Mountain View Fire Department, El Camino Hospital, El Camino YMCA and American...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jim C , on Jun 3, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy to offer free, online SAT prep

Mountain View-based online education company Khan Academy is hoping to disrupt yet another traditional educational platform...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by MVLA district parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 2248 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 | 1899 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 | 1764 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1678 Views

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Gas leak triggers church evacuation

PG&E stopped a gas leak in Mountain View earlier today that started when some equipment failed, a company spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Paul Maknchies, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views

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Council briefs: Deer Hollow, Super Bowl 50 and the Immigrant House

Agreements affecting the Immigrant House, Deer Hollow Farm and policing of next year's Super Bowl are among the actions taken...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nice, on Jun 24, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1658 Views

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Google contest: Paint your robo-wagon

Want to display your art where it's certain to get stares? Put it on the side of a Google self-driving car. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ooops, on Jun 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pricey Castro School project gets $10M in cuts

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided on June 24 to move forward with a $42 million construction project at Castro...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Jul 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 736 Views

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Thor leaves lasting legacy at Foothill

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has been the center of attention lately, from launching its new baccalaureate...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 346 Views
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