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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board aims to put parcel tax on May ballot

In a bid to avoid lawsuits and a major challenge at the ballot box, the Mountain View Whisman school board on Thursday night...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 22, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 24 comments | 3472 Views

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Woman dies after being thrown from spooked horse

A Santa Clara woman out for a horseback ride with friends in Palo Alto died on Dec. 17 after her horse threw her, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Horseman, on Dec 22, 2016 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 2667 Views

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UPDATE: Suspect in VTA suicide-bomb threat arrested

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officials report that 42-year-old Jonathan Keim of San Jose, who allegedly...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by D Man., on Dec 22, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 2261 Views

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Measure V: Rent-control ordinance faces lawsuit threat

Just days away from implementation, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control ordinance, Measure V, is in danger of being...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, on Dec 22, 2016 at 10:47 am | 99 comments | 6093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Children's Health to launch new 'critical' youth mental health services

Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’'s Hospital will be addressing in 2017 what they describe as "immediate...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Dec 21, 2016 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 2278 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs emergency paratransit contract

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority approved a $12.5 million emergency contract with a new paratransit provider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by lee hopkins, on Dec 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First winter Spare the Air alert today

The first winter Spare the Air Alert in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for today, officials with the Bay Area...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Dec 19, 2016 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1354 Views

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Heritage Park opens up to gardening bounty

A rainy Saturday morning didn't stop the crowds from coming out for the grand opening of Mountain View's newest parkland....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community forum to air post-election angst

Emotions are bubbling over following November's election, and Mountain View's Human Relations Commission last week dipped...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm | 40 comments | 46494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MTC partners with Waze to ease Bay Area traffic

The agency responsible for helping plan and finance the Bay Area's transportation systems is teaming up with a tech company...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Commuter, on Dec 17, 2016 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Making earthquake upgrades easier

Mountain View could become more earthquake-ready, after the city's Environmental Planning Commission voted unanimously last...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by homeownwe, on Dec 16, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Military housing sets battleground for federal feud

In many ways, Shenandoah Square is a perfect site to help satisfy Mountain View's hunger for housing -- nearly ten times...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 16, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 15 comments | 4727 Views

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Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 16, 2016 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 4451 Views

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Council dumps plan for biweekly garbage pickup

Amid fears of foul diapers and pet waste spilling into the streets, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night decided...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Interested neighbor, on Dec 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 16 comments | 4056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV woman arrested for attacking relative with knife

A Mountain View woman was attacked with a knife and suffered cuts to her face during a fight inside a home on the 1800 block...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Retired Man, on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 8 comments | 2001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two sickened by noxious fumes at Starbucks

Three employees at a Mountain View Starbucks reported feeling sick and short of breath early Tuesday after noxious fumes...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2473 Views

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Tonight: Controversial food-scraps program goes before council

A controversial composting program will be taken up again by the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:36 pm | 24 comments | 2328 Views

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AAA: Sleepy drivers greatly increase risk of crashing

Drivers who lack a full night's sleep greatly increase their risk of crashing, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Dec 14, 2016 at 9:28 am | 5 comments | 2298 Views

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Police investigate MVHS teens over nude photos

Police are investigating several Mountain View High School students following reports that the teens shared naked photos...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by SelfieCulture, on Dec 14, 2016 at 8:50 am | 16 comments | 6915 Views

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County aims to protect residents from Trump administration

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just weeks away, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by True, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 5577 Views
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