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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get another big raise

Teachers in the Mountain View Whisman School District scored a hefty salary increase for the fourth year in a row Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 13 comments | 4498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View adopts ACLU 'Freedom City' policies

Hoping to assuage lingering fears in the immigrant community, the Mountain View City Council took a new step to reassure...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Sep 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents call for Friday night lights

When it comes to football at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools, light is always in short supply. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 17, 2017 at 9:32 am | 36 comments | 2319 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fix on the way for crumbling creek trail

With only a month left before the start of the rainy season, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving fast on emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by @Resident, on Sep 17, 2017 at 6:43 am | 11 comments | 3271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District Attorney, Palo Alto Weekly to host juvenile justice town hall

The ==I Voice's== sister paper, the Palo Alto Weekly, is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Sep 14, 2017 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Committee shifts gears, backs earlier start date to rent control

For an issue that has dominated several meetings and spawned several lawsuits, a final resolution came rather swiftly on...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 14, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 26 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council balks at proposed bike rules

Mountain View City Council members roundly criticized a package of changes to city laws Tuesday night that would have imposed...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 35 comments | 4543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisor proposes new civilian oversight body for Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is calling for a new civilian oversight body to keep an eye on county law enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by choose_a_name, on Sep 13, 2017 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Rent control law's intent is being undermined

You may be one of the majority of Mountain View citizens who voted in November in favor of the Community Stabilization and...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:40 am | 47 comments | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area hit with 1,200 lightning strikes

Bay Area residents could experience today similar weather conditions to those that rolled through on Monday evening, with...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Sad!, on Sep 12, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 1681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burglary suspect arrested

Police arrested a Mountain View resident earlier this week after he allegedly broke into an apartment through a window in...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Me, on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1277 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets system for super-cheap housing

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday approved a program for landlords to adjust rents on severely underpriced...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 29 comments | 4316 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Hatred and bigotry not welcome here

As the volume of racist, anti-Semitic and violence-inciting rhetoric has risen around the country over the past months, local...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 32 comments | 907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council balks at proposed bike rules

Mountain View City Council members roundly criticized a package of changes to city laws Tuesday night that would have imposed...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dear Prudence, on Sep 11, 2017 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Graham parents complain about daily traffic jam

Back in 2012, a trio of students hit by vehicles near Graham Middle School spurred parents and school officials to push the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Sep 10, 2017 at 10:09 pm | 23 comments | 2333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Long road ahead in fight against Lyme disease

Mountain View resident Debbie Nelson has been hitting the trails at Rancho San Antonio every week, taking on the steep inclines...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:45 am | 13 comments | 4028 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA unveils plans to add 1,930-home neighborhood

Officials with the NASA Ames Research Center announced plans on Thursday afternoon for building a massive new housing campus...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 8, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 51 comments | 5390 Views

AROUND TOWN

TCE discovery halts Fairchild Drive housing project

A project to build a 26 row-houses at 277 Fairchild Drive is being delayed by officials with the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 8, 2017 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 3300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pianist Sarah Cahill performs at CSMA

Pianist Sarah Cahill will perform a free concert of modern American classical music on Saturday at Mountain View's Community...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Karla Kane, on Sep 8, 2017 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1077 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested after hours-long standoff with police, SWAT team

Mountain View police arrested two people involved in a domestic dispute early Sunday morning after both allegedly refused...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by valley of hungry ghosts, on Sep 8, 2017 at 1:49 am | 1 comment | 256 Views
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