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County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by dude, 1 minute ago | 23 comments | 831 Views

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Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations

Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by 420dude, 28 minutes ago | 2 comments | 300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by @ Old Steve, 33 minutes ago | 14 comments | 3631 Views

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How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?

Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Bill McFarland, 48 minutes ago | 30 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 3 hours ago | 56 comments | 8265 Views

ELECTIONS

Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 58 Views

OTHER ISSUES

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices

The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, 11 hours ago | 12 comments | 3622 Views

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Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Brian Jones, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 3138 Views

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Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley

The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by @the_punnisher, 17 hours ago | 20 comments | 8691 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @the_punnisher, 17 hours ago | 38 comments | 3223 Views

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Grant seeks citywide goodwill

Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Bylsma, 21 hours ago | 12 comments | 1618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district cuts list of new boundary plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 21 hours ago | 4 comments | 3440 Views

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Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 23 hours ago | 14 comments | 2361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead

The Bay Area is about to get a break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Me, on Feb 23, 2017 at 3:36 am | 2 comments | 673 Views

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County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain protections for detained immigrants

Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nikki, on Feb 22, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 10 comments | 1061 Views

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Driver dies after crashing into CHP vehicle on I-280

A driver died at a hospital Sunday evening after crashing a car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was assisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2680 Views

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Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea

Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:03 am | 33 comments | 3696 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins

Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Military Wife, on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 8136 Views

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Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by jannahp2, on Feb 21, 2017 at 7:03 pm | 41 comments | 10364 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County prepares for major housing boom

Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jared Martin, on Feb 21, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 6 comments | 3190 Views
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