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SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA to host open house

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will host a free open house on Saturday, Aug. 20. The event will be held at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 5741 Views

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Moffett-based Guardsmen rescue Canadian sailor

Guardsman with a wing of the California Air National Guard based at Moffett Field in Santa Clara County saved the life of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeking spare rooms to house teachers

It's not easy being a public school teacher in the Bay Area. Teachers in local school districts have made it clear, in one...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2016 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 6004 Views

ELECTIONS

Postcard from the Democratic National Convention

As the old saw goes, all politics is local – and that's true even when it comes to this week's Democratic National Convention...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ken Kacey Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1194 Views

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Acres of office space

On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 12, 2016 at 7:39 am | 51 comments | 9651 Views

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Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales ranking

Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

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Neighborhood profile: Stierlin Estates

It's not uncommon to see people tending to their gardens or children playing in their front yard in the Stierlin Estates...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1843 Views

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Bike collisions on the rise in Mountain View

The number of bicyclist-related collisions along Mountain View's roadways grew during the first half of 2016, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 51 comments | 8051 Views

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Tech Showcase returns to Mountain View

After a successful first year, Mountain View will be bringing back its Technology Showcase Thursday at the Civic Center Plaza....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD agrees to share parcel tax with charter school

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to put a $223-per-parcel tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Harm done, on Aug 11, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 2191 Views

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Deadline for input on new paratransit contract looms

With only two public meetings held in the South Bay and one day remaining for public comment, Santa Clara Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 10, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Aug 10, 2016 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2429 Views

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Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring bot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3805 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 Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 3023 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Gold Star mom speaks out against Trump comments

Hearing Khizr Khan speak movingly at last week's Democratic National Convention about his son, who was killed by a suicide...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 37 comments | 4914 Views

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Woman arrested after spree of bank robberies

An East Palo Alto woman who police say took part in at least nine bank robberies over the summer, including one in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report urges big increase in preschool, child care access

When it comes to education, the first five years of a child's life are in many ways the most important. But for most families...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by JW, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 4289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Court employees continue strike Thursday over demands for pay raises

A strike by a union representing more than 300 Santa Clara County Superior Court employees demanding pay raises they say...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared

The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nothing to hide Bullis?, on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 18 comments | 2952 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,260 views