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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staffing shake-up at Bullis Charter School

Bullis Charter School's board of directors quietly agreed over the summer to transition its longest serving administrator...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Good idea, on Aug 20, 2019 at 9:51 pm | 29 comments | 4587 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Theft of catalytic converter leads to four arrests for drugs, counterfeiting at Mountain View hotel

Police arrested four men Sunday in connection to the theft of a catalytic converter in the North Whisman neighborhood, which...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by 1 IN 100 Caught?, on Aug 20, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind UC's 'admission by exception' side door: sports, money, diversity — and secrecy

While it's unclear if admissions by exception played a direct role in the college cheating scandal, it has surfaced as a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 20, 2019 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1124 Views

ELECTIONS

Committee picks apart city's rent control law

Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 20, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 3256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Mountain View Whisman's new Vargas Elementary School opens its doors

Excitement hung in the air Monday morning as hundreds of kids and parents streamed into the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by WhatsInAName, on Aug 20, 2019 at 3:52 am | 10 comments | 5246 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rob Means, on Aug 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm | 11 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

New community garden opens on Friday

Nearly 15 years after a local group of gardeners started petitioning the city for more community garden space, their goals...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by HailHillary, on Aug 18, 2019 at 8:46 am | 10 comments | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prices of goods rises faster than wages in Bay Area

Living expenses outpaced wages over the 12 months ending in June in the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Childern, on Aug 16, 2019 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 1311 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic alert: Highway 101 crash causes sewage leak

Up to 36,000 gallons of raw sewage may have spilled onto Highway 101 after a multi-car wreck caused a sanitation truck to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by @JR, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 15 comments | 16653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County brings nonprofit aboard for teacher housing project in Palo Alto

A proposed affordable-housing project in Palo Alto exclusively for teachers gained momentum on Tuesday when the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Aug 15, 2019 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After two seasons, Pear Theatre artistic director to bow out in January

Betsy Kruse Craig will be stepping down in January to accept a new promotion as program director of speech, debate and performing...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Consider the Pear veterans, on Aug 15, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center sounds the call for donations

Stanford Blood Center is in urgent need of blood donations due to a critically low inventory of blood products resulting...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by Stanford Blood Center, on Aug 15, 2019 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ace Hardware to take over vacant Orchard Supply site

A mothballed building once occupied by Orchard Supply Hardware is set to be revived under a new home-improvement chain. On...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 14, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County, SF sue Trump administration over 'public charge' restrictions on immigrants

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the administration of President Donald Trump in federal court Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Aug 14, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High temperatures in forecast prompts heat advisory for parts of the Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday and Thursday for parts of the Bay Area. The announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by James Thurber, on Aug 14, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

New York Times special feature Sunday is on the importance of local papers like the MV Voice

The New York Times special feature Sunday is on the importance of local papers like the MV Voice for the well being of the...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 14, 2019 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Meeting for Mountain View residents to discuss city's drone use

Mountain View city officials are considering deploying unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, for use by its police, fire...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 14, 2019 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 1437 Views

RESTAURANTS

Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by False Narrative, on Aug 13, 2019 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1471 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chez TJ, Tied House granted historic status

A pair of old downtown restaurants that could have been demolished two years ago have been granted historic status. In a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 13, 2019 at 11:20 am | 33 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Backyard barbecue blamed for Los Altos Hills house fire

The residents of a Los Altos Hills home have been displaced after fire spread from a backyard barbecue to a garage and into...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
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