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AROUND TOWN

Decision looms for freshman altheletes seeking to skip P.E. class

Is a school sport a suitable alternative to physical education class? Teachers, principals and staff at Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Pro PE, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 3877 Views

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Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 4458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Peak flu season hits Mountain View

Flu season is in full swing in the Bay Area, leaving four people dead and sending some patients into intensive care. In an...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 25, 2015 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 3365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

New city priorities: housing, transportation and the environment

In an exercise that happens once every two years, on Tuesday, City Council members drafted a list of new goals. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Feb 26, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 3150 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 1006 Views

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Council OKs $1.2 million for studies of North Bayshore housing

Throwing a new twist into future development plans in North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by No water, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 7 comments | 2835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 2, 2015 at 6:31 am | 7 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View is no Ferguson

For the 130 people gathering last week at the Mountain View Senior Center auditorium, there came a moment when you could...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 2, 2015 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 3083 Views

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Google bike projects hinge on North Bayshore approvals

Google representatives hinted Monday night that some transportation-friendly projects envisioned for the North Bayshore would...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Nah, on May 8, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 7 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 1812 Views

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City opens new affordable housing complex

Mountain View leaders cut the ribbon on Tuesday, celebrating the completion of a new 49-home apartment building offering...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on May 22, 2015 at 11:33 pm | 7 comments | 2839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2753 Views

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Police confrontation leads to arrest

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted police and refused to cooperate during an unrelated...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Scott , on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1915 Views

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Airbnb tent raises eyebrows

Paying $965 a month for a one-bedroom rental might seem a bargain in Mountain View, especially for a place featuring a garden...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 7 comments | 5867 Views

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Homeless population doubles in Mountain View

Santa Clara County's homeless population is the lowest it's been in a decade, bringing in praise from city and county officials...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by sarahdox, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 7 comments | 22476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing need for garden plots in Mountain View

Want to grow your own veggies, herbs or flowers at a Mountain View community garden? Get to the back of the line. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 3427 Views

ELECTIONS

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jul 6, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 7 comments | 2336 Views

ELECTIONS

Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts in bid for Sacramento

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 27, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2061 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos

Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 2093 Views
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