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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 21 comments | 2398 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 4896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Strengthen downtown with innovative Transit Center

In Mountain View we love our downtown. My neighbors, family, and I enjoy walking to Castro Street, where we can select from...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Dothraki Warrior, on Jun 24, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 13 comments | 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives in Mountain View

Touching down at Moffett Field on Thursday evening, Air Force One delivered President Barack Obama and his entourage to Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by yeahbut, on Jun 24, 2016 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 4701 Views

ELECTIONS

County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too many measures to pass, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama to visit Stanford for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

President Barack Obama will be at Stanford University on Friday morning, June 24, to deliver a speech during the Global Entrepreneurship...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by , on Jun 22, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District attorney to announce legislation 'inspired' by Brock Turner victim

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen will be holding a press conference on Wednesday in Palo Alto to announce...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by , on Jun 22, 2016 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big decisions ahead for Castro Street, El Camino Hospital

In what is certain to be a lively meeting, the City Council on Wednesday night will make a long-awaited decision on how Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by ;), on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 10 comments | 3984 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 46 comments | 5004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When enrollment swells, special ed students get bumped

Getting moved from one school to another can be jarring for any kid trying to make friends and get used to a new learning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 21, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 14 comments | 3752 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Has Berman accomplished anything?, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 15 comments | 2137 Views

ELECTIONS

City sinks paid-parking due to dismal numbers

The city is pulling the plug on a paid-parking program meant to help control the downtown lots during 49ers football games...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plan for MV school site

The Los Altos School District has abandoned plans to build a new school at the site of a Mountain View office building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by The Winner, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 22 comments | 14729 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA should pay attention to Mountain View and Palo Alto residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily basis...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Go for it, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 214 Views

ELECTIONS

Tentative agreement reached on teacher salaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers' union,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 2321 Views

SPORTS

Pair arrested for alleged mail theft after crashing car in Mountain View

Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman in Mountain View on June 7 for allegedly stealing mail from several residential...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3465 Views

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County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Citizen Zero, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school makes it into the budget after all

It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3400 Views

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reports of bicycle commuters being robbed on Stevens Creek Trail

We heard a disturbing report of bicycle commuters on the Stevens Creek Trail (heading from Google towards Castro Street during...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by So far, all rumors, on Jun 20, 2016 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 323 Views
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