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BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland street gang implicated in local car burglaries

A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted 21 people for a series of sophisticated auto break-ins throughout the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3530 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2537 Views

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City prepares for a winter deluge

The city of Mountain View is bracing for heavy rainfall this winter, following predictions of a powerful El Nino season that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Dec 7, 2015 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 4244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 3038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale joins MV in '$15 by 2018' wage plan

Following Mountain View's lead, the Sunnyvale City Council on Tuesday approved its own timetable for raising the minimum...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit finds big problems in MV schools

Closing the achievement gap in Mountain View schools may require big changes from the top down. A recent educational audit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Another MVWSD Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 13 comments | 4719 Views

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Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site

Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Culture_change, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 35 comments | 4665 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg, wife commit to giving 99 percent of Facebook shares to charity

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that they will give 99 percent of their...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by At OK with it , on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's rental woes top Tuesday's council agenda

Once again, Mountain View city leaders will consider new policies to provide relief for tenants struggling to retain housing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 3520 Views

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Suspect sought in tennis court feud

Police are searching for a man who allegedly punched someone over an argument on a tennis court at Cuesta Park over the weekend. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1847 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anita Nichols, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

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Two-alarm fire displaces six people

Six people were displaced in a two-alarm residential fire in Mountain View on Monday afternoon, a fire spokesman said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 2635 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 5034 Views

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Mountain View lacks crucial staff for permit reviews

Mountain View is facing a severe lack of seasoned city planners and other staffers needed to handle an unrelenting surge...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 1944 Views

BOOKS

One big campy family

For the past year, Mountain View nightclub King of Clubs has been hosting a semimonthly drag show, Game of Hearts. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Daniel P. Lloyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police tout new crime-fighting tools

As Mountain View prides itself for being a crucible for new technologies, it makes sense that the city's local police force...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Developer, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 3216 Views
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