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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State officials skeptical of low homeless student numbers

California is currently facing the worst homelessness crisis in recent memory, yet hundreds of the state's school districts...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2019
Last comment by @(Non)Reader, 16 minutes ago | 3 comments | 885 Views

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Lime ditches bikes for scooters, leaving cities in limbo

In a feat of backpedaling, bike-share companies are swiftly pulling their fleets of rental bikes from Mountain View and a...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Escapee, 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 10800 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Planning commission backs housing-heavy vision for Terra Bella

For Mountain View's Environmental Planning Commission, the Terra Bella light industrial area represents a big opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2019
Last comment by Joe, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 368 Views

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Should police protect Facebook's bikes?

Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Phil, 6 hours ago | 25 comments | 4029 Views

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RHC quashes rent increases on Del Medio

It started nearly a year and a half ago, but the city's most vexing landlord-tenant dispute has finally reached a resolution. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Condo Lando, 23 hours ago | 25 comments | 2687 Views

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Mixed picture for city budget

It was a mixed bag financially for Mountain View as elected officials reviewed the city's midyear budget last week. While...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Randy Guelph, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves cuts despite concerns from parents, staff

In a reluctant but unanimous vote, Mountain View Whisman school board members last week approved a long list of cuts to bring...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by mv renter, 23 hours ago | 31 comments | 2753 Views

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Suspicious mail at Google building prompts hazmat response

U.S. postal inspectors concluded that suspicious mail sent to a Google building Wednesday was not dangerous, following a...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Choo!!! Choo!!!, on Feb 22, 2019 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

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Federal agency canceling grant for high-speed rail project

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Feb 21, 2019 at 8:19 pm | 12 comments | 1377 Views

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Mountain View auto burglaries reach new heights

The number of reported vehicle burglaries in Mountain View reached new heights, with December and January the two worst months...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Victim , on Feb 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm | 11 comments | 4608 Views

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City unveils new community center

The Mountain View Community Center reopens this Saturday, Feb. 23, following a five-year effort to expand and update the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Feb 21, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2502 Views

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Plea deal in attempted downtown kidnapping

Two men pleaded guilty after they allegedly grabbed a woman leaving a downtown Mountain View night club last year, brandished...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:46 pm | 8 comments | 2834 Views

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Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Soon All Employers will be Google/Alphabet, on Feb 20, 2019 at 4:34 pm | 7 comments | 1926 Views

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Caltrain projects still a go despite high-speed rail reversal

California hit the brakes on the decadelong effort to build a high-speed rail line between its major population centers....

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 19, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 2212 Views

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When NASA closes, turkeys take over

When you shut down the government for five weeks, there are going to be some unintended consequences. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 19, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1646 Views

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Tenant buyout rules approved by RHC

A package of policies to allow landlords to negotiate side deals with tenants to buy them out of rent-controlled apartments...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by , on Feb 19, 2019 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

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A nature oasis opens in Google's backyard

Next week, Mountain View officials will celebrate the completion of what might be called an oasis of nature tucked into the...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 18, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 10289 Views

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Two men in stolen vehicle arrested on drug, theft charges

Two men driving through the North Whisman neighborhood were arrested early Saturday, Feb. 9, after police found they were...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by David , on Feb 18, 2019 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2120 Views

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Newsom scales back high-speed-rail plans

California's decade-long dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Ahem, on Feb 17, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 19 comments | 1965 Views

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County seeks developer for new teacher housing project

With five North County school districts now offering support and funds, Santa Clara County officials are seeking a developer...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 17, 2019 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1672 Views
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