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Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 6173 Views


Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5466 Views


Police arrest suspected car burglar

A transient woman was arrested in Mountain View last week after she was found carrying CDs and other objects reportedly stolen...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by graham mom, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2878 Views


Flipping a U-turn, city leaders endorse El Camino bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views


Depression still a top problem in high schools

High school staff in Mountain View have a lot to brag about after recent results from a school climate survey showed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 3380 Views


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 | 3197 Views


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 | 3254 Views


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 | 2849 Views


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 | 1172 Views


Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views


A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 4596 Views


Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 17, 2015 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1771 Views


Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2031 Views


Why $15 by 18 is a bad and misguided idea

In anticipation of the Sept 2, 2015 community meeting regarding minimum wage, I feel compelled to provide input regarding...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 718 Views


In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2549 Views


Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by longtime resident, on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 10019 Views


A windfall in hospital safety

It's tough for nurses to predict when a hospital patient is going to try to climb out of bed and risk tumbling to the ground,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by MtView Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 3785 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>'Human heritage' neglect is totally unacceptable Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by You want to see stinky?, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 803 Views


Foothill Expressway blocked by fallen tree

A fallen tree was removed after blocking a major thoroughfare in Los Altos for about an hour this morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Well..., on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views


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 | 2111 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 7,749 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 17 comments | 1,306 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 854 views