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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Questioning the City Council's RV ban

The recent action — and inaction — by the Mountain View City Council regarding vehicle dwellers is disheartening and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by jordydog1, 29 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Probation, community service and a $9,500 fine for Menlo Park parent sentenced in college admissions scam

Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by clearly money cannot by integrity, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 706 Views

MOVIES

Google launches $10 million Bay Area charity contest

Google officials are launching a $10 million grant program for Bay Area charities looking to grow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Announcement?, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 6533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falling short on fluency

Mountain View Whisman School District students learning English saw their language proficiency languish or even regress last...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Don Keedick, 4 hours ago | 27 comments | 2719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge dismisses Stanford lawsuit over affordable-housing law

Stanford University’s claims against a Santa Clara County inclusionary-housing ordinance that applies to new housing developments...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Build Housing Stanford!, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Not guilty plea in 'home invasion' staged to evict tenants

A Mountain View landlord has pleaded not guilty to charges that she and her accomplices staged a home invasion against her...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 13, 2019 at 5:23 am | 5 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View lays out $81 million plan for El Camino Real

A new streetscape plan lays out $81 million in future improvements for El Camino Real with much of that funding expected...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by JR, on Oct 12, 2019 at 7:32 pm | 17 comments | 6457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council urges Google to help with homelessness

To help address Mountain View's rising homelessness, Google officials are willing to cut the city a generous check. But donating...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 4886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County declares emergency over PG&E power shutoff

Santa Clara County has declared a state of emergency Wednesday because of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which was set...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by From Here, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; Los Altos, Los Altos Hills may be affected

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shutdown power due to dangerous weather conditions starting Wednesday, and although the agency...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 10, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 14 comments | 13725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E working to restore website amid massive power shutoff

With PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff underway Wednesday morning, for the second straight day the utility's website is...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by M, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 1067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area helpline for mental health launches statewide

A Bay Area mental health call line is now available to all Californians thanks to millions of dollars in state funding that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by silly, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1019 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cost for flood basins balloons to $84M

The price of providing flood protection to thousands of people living along Permanente Creek in Mountain View and Los Altos...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steve Syracuse, on Oct 9, 2019 at 7:03 am | 6 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors decline to restart negotiations with Stanford on campus expansion

Frustrated by its inability to negotiate a deal with Santa Clara County for a significant campus expansion, Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 9, 2019 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district drops plans to relocate Freestyle Academy

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is giving up on plans to move Freestyle Academy, a cutting-edge art and...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Freestyle Alum's Mom, on Oct 8, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

ELECTIONS

Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area employment expected to expand even more

Non-farm employment is expected to grow through the end of the year in most regions of the Bay Area, according to a forecast...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 8, 2019 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 1280 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Driver faces murder charges in hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio park

The Santa Clara woman who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian at Rancho San Antonio last week is accused of intentionally...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Murder vs manslaughter, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 5250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

For public notices, Mountain View turns to obscure newspaper

To fulfill their duty to publicize news on city meetings and laws, Mountain View officials for years have run public notices...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 7, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 24 comments | 4414 Views

ELECTIONS

Suspect in Rancho San Antonio hit-and-run is denied bail

A woman suspected of hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 1873 Views
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