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School board approves pay raises for teachers, admins
The Mountain View Whisman School District unanimously approved a 5 percent salary increase for its teaching staff and its... Last comment 8 hours ago | 23 comments

FPPC launches investigation into councilman's potential conflict
A string of City Council decisions to facilitate a $100 million deal for a new public school site could be thrown into limbo... Last comment on Sep 16, 2018 at 9:55 pm | 17 comments

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"Huff Ball Board Mural"
Huff Elementary's ball board was painted by Huff 4th grader Mandy Lai. Submitted by Huff Community on Aug 31, 2012


Lawsuit delays study of Highway 85 congestion relief
Promises to explore a new transit option along the median of Highway 85 are being halted, at least for now, by a lawsuit filed against the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Wednesday, 1:35 PM | 7 comments

Red flag warning in effect tonight through Thursday afternoon
A red flag warning is in effect in the Bay Area for tonight (Sept. 19) through Thursday afternoon because of hot, dry and windy conditions expected in the region, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday, 1:28 PM

New state laws aim to boost mental health services
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several pieces of legislation this month aimed at fixing or improving access to mental health services in California, while vetoing one bill that promised to reimburse student loans for mental health professionals working in "shortage areas."
Wednesday, 12:44 PM | 1 comments

AI boosts SETI Institute's search for extraterrestrial life
Google and Facebook aren't the only ones seeing huge potential in building artificial intelligence algorithms -- The emerging AI technology is also opening new horizons for space exploration.
Tuesday, 1:48 PM

New law requires apartment balcony inspections
At a birthday party in June 2015, six young people died when a fifth-story balcony collapsed, according to the office of state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, who co-authored the bill, Senate Bill 721.
Tuesday, 1:37 PM | 4 comments

Pardo de Zela to fill rental committee vacancy
Tom Means' vacant seat on the city's Rental Housing Committee will be filled by Julian Pardo de Zela, the committee's alternate member. In a testy 4-3 vote, the City Council appointed Pardo de Zela despite complaints that the city should consider more applicants.
Tuesday, 10:39 AM | 13 comments

Google renews community shuttle funding
Mountain View's free community shuttle will remain free for a little bit longer. City officials announced last week that funding for the free transit system is being renewed by Google through the end of 2019. Monday, 1:56 PM | 4 comments

Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault
Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as the author of the confidential letter that accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s, when they were both high school students in suburban Maryland. Wednesday, 1:30 PM | 35 comments

School board approves pay raises for teachers, admins
The Mountain View Whisman School District unanimously approved a 5 percent salary increase for its teaching staff and its top administrators Sunday, 2:45 PM | 23 comments

Public health data initiative aims to improve health by building knowledge

County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs

FPPC launches investigation into councilman's potential conflict

Police seek suspect who tried to kiss 11-year-old girl

Council rejects tweaks to North Bayshore housing project

Crime brief: Grant Plaza business burglarized


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