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AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Maher, 0 minutes ago | 2 comments | 234 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVPD blog on AR15s

here: http://mountainviewpoliceblog.com/2014/09/30/understanding-mvpds-use-of-the-ar-15-rifle/ ...

Original post made by Sparty on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by No worries, 9 minutes ago | 1 comment | 11 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban

Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by just me, 11 minutes ago | 3 comments | 53 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 39 minutes ago | 32 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 3770 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by TF, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, 4 hours ago | 18 comments | 6280 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle route still up in the air

Though set to begin service this fall, the route and schedule still haven't been decided for the free community shuttles...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Madeline Bernard, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Impasse in teacher salary talks

Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by ba, 20 hours ago | 89 comments | 5425 Views

AROUND TOWN

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 21 hours ago | 10 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by car driver, 22 hours ago | 45 comments | 3560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect caught on video

Police released photos of a man who they believe broke entry into a Mountain View home where he slept inside and stole property...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Search where they are, on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Con: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

Vote against a school bond? How can anyone argue that? It would truly take a most unusual circumstance to motivate such a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Local resident, on Sep 29, 2014 at 10:43 am | 6 comments | 250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure

Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1066 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 696 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advicio, on Sep 27, 2014 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm | 27 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

At the end of the Tuesday's City Council study session on the North Bayshore Precise Plan, some council members urged that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by builders-wonderland-MV, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 30 comments | 2195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two found dead in possible gas leak

What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by hmax, on Sep 27, 2014 at 4:52 am | 15 comments | 7186 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
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Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
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Yes on Measure B to improve our quality of life and public safety
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