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ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Single family residential neighborhoods threatened by SB 9

Mountain View resident Albert Jeans warns that Senate Bill 9 (SB 9) could erode the density and character of single-family...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Feb 22, 2022 at 9:41 am | 87 comments | 5710 Views

AROUND TOWN

To stem the tide of evictions threatening Mountain View residents, the city created an eviction help center. So far, it seems to be working.

When California's ban on evictions ended Sept. 30 last year, many predicted that an eviction tsunami was coming, forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 21, 2022 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 3301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demonstrators gather to support Mountain View Whisman teachers union in contract dispute with school district

Dozens of teachers, parents and students rallied at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real Thursday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 19, 2022 at 3:02 pm | 4 comments | 3228 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Be the freedom generation,' said Pence at Stanford College Republicans event

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Stanford students to be "the freedom generation" at an event hosted by the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 19, 2022 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID-19

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Feb 18, 2022 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman considers expanding scope of Monta Loma redesign

The Mountain View Whisman district is going back to the drawing board after a proposal to fence off Monta Loma school and...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 18, 2022 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman reaches agreement on staff contract, but teachers union talks hit an impasse

The Mountain View Whisman School District Board of Trustees approved pay increases for many of its employees – but not...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2022
Last comment by A, on Feb 17, 2022 at 9:49 pm | 4 comments | 2317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

For two Mountain View parents, being undocumented added to pandemic hardships

The pandemic was hard on everyone, but for households of mixed immigration status, it had additional challenges. A Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 17, 2022 at 7:52 pm | 5 comments | 3830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A grassroots movement to preserve nature turns 50

When you see the foothills, mountains and Baylands of the Peninsula, you may think about the hiking, biking or riding trails...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 17, 2022 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 3056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New Foothill-De Anza election map changes how voters pick representatives

The monthslong process to overhaul the way elections operate in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is now complete,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 17, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View hires first chief sustainability and resiliency officer

Mountain View has named Danielle Lee as its first chief sustainability and resiliency officer. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Feb 16, 2022 at 7:18 pm | 2 comments | 2663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents lose patience over school mask mandate

Since state health officials decreed the end of the mask mandate for restaurants and grocery stores last week, frustrated...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Feb 16, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man charged for 20 commercial burglaries across Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged a man for 20 commercial burglaries, including a smash-and-grab at a jewelry store...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by Karen G, on Feb 16, 2022 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Racist graffiti discovered at Amy Imai Elementary School last week

Last week, a racist message was found scrawled on one of the columns supporting the solar panel array at Amy Imai Elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2265 Views

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With signs up for Mountain View's oversize parking ban, vehicle residents wonder where they'll go

The signs prohibiting oversize vehicles in Mountain View from parking on public streets are being installed in the last area...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 15, 2022 at 7:32 pm | 16 comments | 5365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know

Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by Lynn Wood, on Feb 15, 2022 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 12745 Views

SPORTS

With $500 worth of allegedly stolen bras under his clothes, a man is arrested at Stanford Shopping Center

A sharp-eyed Victoria's Secret worker at Stanford Shopping Center on Feb. 10 helped nab two people from southern California...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in STEM, California is working to change the way its schools teach math. But the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 14, 2022 at 1:47 pm | 4 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those mounds of dirt and rocks along highways are illegally dumped debris that's costing Caltrans $1M a year

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 13, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman teachers' union negotiations reach an impasse over class sizes and work hours

The teachers union says that the Mountain View Whisman district has been unwilling to budge on reducing class sizes or setting...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by KittyCatty, on Feb 12, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 3728 Views
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