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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school advocates accuse district of 'scare tactics'

Representatives from the California Charter School Association (CCSA) are urging Mountain View Whisman School District officials...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, 12 minutes ago | 41 comments | 3914 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter pulls ahead for third seat on City Council

With votes still being tabulated, the winners in the Mountain View City Council race appear to be shifting. As of Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, 1 hour ago | 18 comments | 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend car burglary spree outside Century 16

Mountain View police detectives are investigating a smash-and-grab spree outside of the Century Cinema 16 movie theaters...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by JR, 2 hours ago | 16 comments | 4427 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ways to help victims of the Camp Fire

Several Midpeninsula organizations are collecting goods and organizing volunteers to help those affected by the still out-of-control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Deniece Smith , 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools seek pros for advice on science and tech education

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is calling on pros from local industries to weigh in on how to best tailor...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by MathBasics, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 1900 Views

ELECTIONS

Kamei coasts to win; other candidates duke it out

It looks like a shake-up is coming to the Mountain View City Council with Planning Commissioner Ellen Kamei taking the lead...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Angel, 10 hours ago | 69 comments | 10988 Views

AROUND TOWN

RHC seeks to streamline petitions

Amid complaints of cases dragging on for more than a year, the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee began brainstorming...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Prop 10, 21 hours ago | 10 comments | 1445 Views

ELECTIONS

Lets welcome RVs and tiny homes in new micro-trailer parks and then clear all RVs off MV streets

Perhaps the problem isn't RVs, but city laws the prevent free-market responses to the RV situation. If only MV would allow...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Nov. 12, 2018
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Mountain View firefighters battling Camp Fire

Many firefighters from the Bay Area and elsewhere have responded to the destructive Camp Fire that continues to burn in Butte...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Advocate, on Nov 12, 2018 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2405 Views

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Google responds with changes after 'Time's up' protest

After thousands of Google employees last week walked out of their offices in protest of sexual harassment in the workplace,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Local 24yrs, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1535 Views

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Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by @mvresident, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:23 am | 35 comments | 4630 Views

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Unhealthy air quality and fire risk trigger weekend outdoor space closures

Due to poor air quality expected throughout much of the Bay Area through the weekend and fire danger in some areas, a number...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Be safe, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbents lead in LASD school board race

Residents happy with the leadership of the Los Altos School District can rejoice, as incumbents Vladimir Ivanovic and Bryan...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by @DavidR, on Nov 10, 2018 at 9:17 pm | 18 comments | 1811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed in collision near Google

A female pedestrian was hit and killed in a traffic collision at the intersection of Charleston Road and Huff Avenue on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by @DC, on Nov 10, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 29 comments | 16621 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View voters back bonds, progressive policies

In keeping with past years, Mountain View voters largely leaned left in the Nov. 6 general election, backing spending measures,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by The Election, on Nov 10, 2018 at 4:23 am | 11 comments | 3124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raises for top city staff

At its Oct. 23 meeting, the Mountain View City Council approved raises for its top employees. City Manager Dan Rich, City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Your tax dollars at work , on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:20 pm | 15 comments | 1790 Views

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Woman who filed false abuse charges arrested a second time

A 44-year-old woman who allegedly pretended to be the victim of domestic violence in order to steal from unsuspecting men...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Robyn, on Nov 8, 2018 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 1785 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tensions grow between LASD and Bullis Charter

Los Altos School District board members on Monday night accused Bullis Charter School of not being forthcoming with its enrollment...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by A concerned LA property owner, on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 66 comments | 6186 Views

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Air quality advisory issued after wildfire in Butte County

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for Thursday and Friday because of a large...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Beavis, on Nov 8, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conley, Wheeler poised to win MV Whisman school board race

Longtime school board member Ellen Wheeler and challenger Devon Conley are expected to take the two seats up for election...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by John don't worry, on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 2103 Views
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