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A comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

Our city struggles with many regional challenges, and homelessness is among the most complex and difficult to solve. Over...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Lenny Siegel, on Apr 7, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California schools struggle to meet homeless students' needs

More than 200,000 students in California have experienced homelessness over the past year, but the state's public school...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:24 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

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Guest opinion: Countdown to being counted

In a guest opinion, Mountain View City Councilmember Ellen Kamei writes about the importance of the upcoming census. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 6, 2019 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 2014 Views

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Annual Zimbabwe run turns 20

The run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair will take place on Sunday, April 7, in Mountain View. The event raises funds to benefit...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

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Proposed bill would allow homeless students to sleep in community college parking lots overnight

Homeless community college students will be permitted to park and sleep in their cars overnight at any community college...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 2313 Views

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Peninsula cities prepare for battle over contentious housing bill

Mayors up and down the Peninsula have characterized state Senate Bill 50 as an affront to local control, a characterization...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 3, 2019 at 6:05 pm | 5 comments | 1789 Views

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Tesla reaches $86K settlement with feds over hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced an $86,000 settlement with Palo Alto-based Tesla Motor Co. over...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 3, 2019 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1194 Views

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Discounts for midday rideshare trips in Mountain View

A new program starting this month will give riders a $5 discount for using ridesharing services through Lyft and Uber for...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by FYI, on Apr 3, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 2517 Views

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Once again, Council OKs razing rentals for new rowhouses

Mountain View City Council members said they had no choice but to approve an unpopular project that marked a setback for...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2019
Last comment by Harry Devlin, on Apr 3, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 29 comments | 3765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter dominated headlines in 2018

In what is turning into the new normal, 2018 was a tumultuous year for Mountain View's local schools, with big developments...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Bullis Admissions Scandal, on Apr 3, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 24 comments | 4746 Views

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Bay Area homes sales hit 11-month low in February

Over the course of February in the Bay Area, 4,354 new and existing homes and condominiums were sold, up nearly 13 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 2, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 1903 Views

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Paid parking could be coming to downtown

Time could be running out for free parking in Mountain View's bustling downtown. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/03/29/paid-parking-could-be-coming-t...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Apr 2, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 26 comments | 4457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District drafts ground rules for controversial stadium lights

High school district officials are taking cautious steps toward bringing Friday night lights to the fields at both Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Apr 2, 2019 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2195 Views

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Comcast outage affects thousands of customers, businesses

More than 3,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers and tens of thousands of Comcast subscribers are without electricity and internet...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by SAM, on Apr 2, 2019 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 3074 Views

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Police arrest man spotted prowling among parked cars

Mountain View police arrested a Modesto man accused of prowling and tampering with vehicles on Friday night. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Apr 1, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 5 comments | 2404 Views

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Co-op preschool celebrates 50 years in Mountain View

Teachers, parents and alumni of the Mountain View Parent Nursery School are planning to commemorate the school's 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Love MVPNS, on Apr 1, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 3733 Views

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Tiny gardens

If you've ever ordered a salad with microgreens from an upscale restaurant and figured these tender vegetable shoots came...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
There are no comments yet. 760 Views

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Bullis scraps plans to open new Mountain View charter school this fall

Bullis Mountain View officials announced Thursday, March 21, that they will not open a new charter school in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by Not surprised, on Mar 31, 2019 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 273 Views

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South Bay clinics purchase OK'd, giving El Camino just days to reopen

A bankruptcy court approved the sale of five South Bay clinics to El Camino Hospital on Wednesday, leaving only a few days...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by JB, on Mar 30, 2019 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views

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Bullis scraps plans to open new Mountain View charter school this fall

Bullis Mountain View officials announced Thursday that they will not open a new charter school in Mountain View this fall,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2019
Last comment by ajmoor, on Mar 29, 2019 at 11:03 pm | 78 comments | 7545 Views
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