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Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Frank Richards, 7 hours ago | 35 comments | 1519 Views

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Saving the fabric of society

This is a story of a Palo Alto couple who went dumpster diving, and how they discovered the mother lode of thrown-out goods....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Kathleen Bonte , 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stark achievement gap remains in local schools

Test scores released this month show a recurring struggle to raise performance among low-income and minority students in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by LongTimeResident, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View high tackles football player safety

While our Mountain View-Los Altos High School Board of Trustees considers installing stadium lights at our high schools,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by parentsquared, 18 hours ago | 5 comments | 480 Views

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Former teacher accuses MVLA supe of lying about free speech dust-up

A former Mountain View High School teacher accused Superintendent Jeff Harding of lying to the press about his suspension...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 21, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 1797 Views

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Diocese of San Jose addresses sex abuse allegations

Bishop Patrick McGrath will visit Palo Alto this Saturday on behalf of the Diocese of San Jose to hold a listening session...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 21, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 565 Views

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Gov. Brown signs bill extending four-year degree program at community colleges

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill to extend a pilot program that allows the state's community colleges to offer...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

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Vehicle collisions on the rise in Mountain View

Mountain View saw a big increase in vehicle collisions last year, with some of the city's busiest intersections proving to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Almost Hit By Red Light Running Car At ElCamino & 237, on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:28 pm | 36 comments | 5989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis seeks new school in Mountain View Whisman

Bullis Charter School officials announced on Tuesday a proposal to open a new charter school in the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Context for Facts, on Sep 21, 2018 at 11:57 am | 64 comments | 5298 Views

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Bike Exchange finds new home

The Silicon Valley Bike Exchange is no longer on the brink of closure. The nonprofit, which repairs bikes and donates them,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Joy in, Joy out, on Sep 21, 2018 at 5:59 am | 2 comments | 3113 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Sep 20, 2018 at 8:17 pm | 26 comments | 2447 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Don Keedick, on Sep 20, 2018 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2352 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Yes, Omit Saratoga, on Sep 20, 2018 at 1:16 pm | 11 comments | 2729 Views

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Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 19, 2018 at 11:40 pm | 35 comments | 2803 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by MV Resident, on Sep 19, 2018 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Sep 19, 2018 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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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...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Correct decision , on Sep 19, 2018 at 5:56 pm | 12 comments | 1606 Views

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New data shows slow Bay Area housing production

New data shows that Bay Area housing increased by only 14,900 new units in 2017, less than 30 percent of the number of new...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 19, 2018 at 6:59 am | 7 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: Sept. 7, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about RV dwellers, the proposed new school in Mountain View and high school stadium lights. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by For Me, it's all about the RVs, on Sep 18, 2018 at 6:24 am | 10 comments | 1364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nowhere to turn for kids in crisis

For four years, Tiffany Maciel knew her son needed help. And it took four years and a stroke of luck to find the right kind...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by MvLA mom, on Sep 17, 2018 at 1:59 pm | 8 comments | 12564 Views
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