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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 | 602 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 | 334 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3342 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 | 2088 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 | 1556 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 | 1142 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 | 5037 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 | 1388 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 | 987 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 | 2212 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 | 3158 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 | 4325 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 | 3453 Views

ELECTIONS

Campaigning for the Capitol

The eight candidates for California Assembly District 24 come from different cities, professions and philosophical positions,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by eric, on May 31, 2016 at 4:36 pm | 6 comments | 476 Views

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New homework policy aims to ease student stress

It took 18 months and plenty of feedback from parents, students and teachers, but the Mountain View-Los Altos High School...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by eric, on May 31, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 4475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New homework policy aims to ease teen stress

Calling it a key strategy for reducing stress and anxiety among high school students in a highly competitive environment,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by In case you forgot!, on May 30, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 3512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Private schools plans to build teacher housing

Last month, the Mountain View City Council gave the green light to four projects that could bring up to 1,600 new homes to...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by DJS, on May 30, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 2519 Views

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Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale

Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by yogi, on May 30, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 3946 Views

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Sears to close for demolition

Sears, along with many other businesses on the southwestern corner of the San Antonio Shopping Center, will close its doors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bob brown, on May 29, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 33 comments | 5938 Views
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