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ELECTIONS

Facebook cuts deal for free worker meals

As Facebook launches a massive new office campus in Mountain View, the tech giant will be allowed to keep one of its most...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Money always wins, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 8304 Views

ELECTIONS

High school stadium lights get go-ahead

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed Tuesday night to move forward on a plan to...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by It'll be fine, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent urged charter school to slow down

Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's request that Bullis Charter School to put the brakes on plans to open a new campus in the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Minnie Mouse, 6 hours ago | 31 comments | 3425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council goes big on housing for Terra Bella

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that the industrial Terra Bella region of Mountain View is ripe for...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Living, 9 hours ago | 11 comments | 3864 Views

ELECTIONS

Late contributions boost City Council campaigns

Campaign donations are pouring in for John Inks in his bid for a third term on the Mountain View City Council. Just days...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, 12 hours ago | 4 comments | 201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure to curb rent control headed for 2020 ballot

A voter measure to nullify most provisions of Mountain View's rent control program is headed for the 2020 ballot. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by ekim esor, 12 hours ago | 21 comments | 2096 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 Sarah, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

A waste bucket cracks open a foul problem

Last month, a byproduct of Mountain View's most vexing problem plopped right in front of a Shoreline West house. It was a...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, 13 hours ago | 19 comments | 208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis seeks space at Mountain View schools

Bullis Charter School officials have formally asked for a stand-alone campus at one of the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Miney Corr, 14 hours ago | 52 comments | 3534 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA offers free rides Friday

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is offering free rides today on all bus and light rail service due to the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by William Hitchens, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hot-button project delayed by developer

Mountain View officials are postponing plans to raze 20 rent-controlled apartments to make room for 15 new row houses. The...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Doug Pearson, 16 hours ago | 7 comments | 979 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 Confused, 16 hours ago | 21 comments | 6248 Views

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 ResidentSince1982, on Nov 16, 2018 at 12:36 am | 44 comments | 4320 Views

ELECTIONS

Google moves to next stage of campus plans

Moving into the next phase of its showpiece campus plans, Google officials submitted new architecture designs in recent days...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Nov 15, 2018 at 11:09 pm | 12 comments | 5726 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lingering smoke forces school closures

Much of the Bay Area remained under a haze of smoke Thursday, with unhealthy air conditions that prompted Foothill College...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2018 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 4124 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 Hopeful, on Nov 15, 2018 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Bill, on Nov 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 3552 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, on Nov 13, 2018 at 7:58 pm | 18 comments | 4045 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, on Nov 13, 2018 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2453 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, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:04 am | 69 comments | 11253 Views
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