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AROUND TOWN

Suspect who stole $1,000 in gift cards sought

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who fraudulently purchased $1,000 in gift cards from three local...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by ORR, on Jun 7, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 38 comments | 2467 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 1102 Views

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 | 12533 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 | 1233 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 | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2073 Views

ELECTIONS

Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:56 am | 19 comments | 2526 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 | 1797 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 | 3124 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 | 2179 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 | 698 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 | 431 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 | 3478 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 | 2182 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 | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5391 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 | 1447 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 | 1066 Views
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