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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD school board member steps down early

Los Altos School District board member Tamara Logan announced last week that she is resigning more than two years before...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by playing fair, 1 minute ago | 4 comments | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Eco-Warrior, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 755 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by AC, 2 hours ago | 84 comments | 6077 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans

With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Say What, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 3257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View loses deputy city manager

Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Dave, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Prescription for Prosperity, 16 hours ago | 14 comments | 1386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey of voters reveals support for recall of Brock Turner judge

A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Long Timer, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 1395 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by LosAltan , 21 hours ago | 11 comments | 3652 Views

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Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives

The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 787 Views

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Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jun 28, 2016 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 5836 Views

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El Camino Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by ECH RN, on Jun 26, 2016 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 795 Views

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MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight

A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by GarySchroedrer, on Jun 26, 2016 at 5:30 am | 4 comments | 1349 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 1514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes

At a time of overwhelming demand for affordable housing, the City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically gave a round of approvals...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by David Gray, on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Running again?, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 40 comments | 4555 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council approves rosy budget for better year

The City Council on Tuesday approved the city's new budget for the upcoming fiscal year — but not without some controversy...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Jun 24, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1265 Views

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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 | 2286 Views

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Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Club Goer, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by @steven Nelson , on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:37 pm | 26 comments | 1991 Views
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