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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County moves closer to opening youth inpatient psych unit

After about six months of staff research and gathering of community input on the utter lack of inpatient psychiatric beds...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dana Bunnett, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 3178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown hotel developers to unveil proposals Monday night

On Monday, rival development firms for the first time will present plans for how they would transform a pair of downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by downtown neighbor, on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:40 pm | 7 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Split board votes to open Slater Elementary

Ending a years-long effort by families in the Whisman and Slater area lobbying for a neighborhood school, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 33 comments | 3285 Views

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Rent Watch

Project Sentinel answers a question about allowing tenants to have a dog without asking. Project Sentinel provides landlord-tenant...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Landlord view, on Dec 16, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 2085 Views

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City aims to extend Stevens Creek trail

After decades of planning, Mountain View officials hope to reach a new milestone for the Stevens Creek Trail by connecting...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Yep and yes, on Dec 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 20 comments | 3860 Views

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New members for city commissions

The Mountain View City Council last week picked two new members for the Environmental Planning Commission, the advisory body...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by @OldMV, on Dec 15, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 1850 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford, Menlo Park hospitals penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 15, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1636 Views

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Housing crisis keeps CSA busy

While city officials grapple with the ever-increasing cost of living that is driving out many long-term residents, Community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 3280 Views

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Council green-lights 1,600 homes

Hoping to keep residential growth in Mountain View moving at a brisk pace, the City Council gave initial approval for proposals...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by Homeowner, on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 29 comments | 4558 Views

SPORTS

It's a real kick

Mountain View's Black Rebels scored a 2-1 win over the Outlaws in the AYSO area 2A end-of-season tournament on Dec. 6. Pictured,...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sports?, on Dec 14, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

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San Jose Proves BRT Can Be as Wasteful as Light Rail

BRT projects have become contentious in Santa Clara, with the East San Jose project running into delays at the same time...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Not one dime for VTA, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 12 comments | 407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Emerill, on Dec 13, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 43 comments | 6241 Views

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New shelter from the storms

Dozens of homeless people lined up outside of the North County's new cold weather shelter Monday night, seeking a meal and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by @Math, on Dec 13, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 2963 Views

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Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 3739 Views

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A quantum leap for Silicon Valley?

For years now, the star at the NASA Ames Supercomputing center has been Pleiades, a sprawling mega-computer that fills the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1540 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 527 Views

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For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2237 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV meeting on creating local energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View is partnering with a small band of South Bay cities...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mike Balma, on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2029 Views
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