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ELECTIONS

Appeals court says class action lawsuit against Facebook can proceed

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Thursday (Aug. 8) that Facebook users in Illinois can proceed with a class...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by mv dweller, on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

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Permits for new homes sink in Santa Clara County

The number of permits for new homes fell across California and most of the Bay Area during the first half of 2019, despite...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 3276 Views

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Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. They're a jumbled group of community...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by homes, on Aug 11, 2019 at 7:29 am | 24 comments | 1374 Views

ELECTIONS

Deputy chief seeks to prepare future MVPD leaders

Deputy Chief Chris Hsiung, a veteran officer promoted last week to second in command at the Mountain View Police Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by BJ, on Aug 10, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 2262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View murder trial stalled over mental competency question

The criminal case against a man accused of killing a homeless man in downtown Mountain View in 2017 has barely budged this...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by News Commenter, on Aug 10, 2019 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf School offering new Parent & Infant Classes!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is proud to offer a new monthly Parent & Infant Circle beginning in September as part of...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Vaccines, on Aug 9, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 145 Views

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'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 9, 2019 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1625 Views

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City launches new registry to rein in Airbnb

After years of consideration, Mountain View officials are finally ready to begin regulating the fast-growing cottage industry...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Polomom, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 6268 Views

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Free tuition and textbooks: A new promise for eligible Foothill College students

Foothill College has expanded its Foothill College Promise, a program that offers two years of free tuition and textbooks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:30 am | 8 comments | 3961 Views

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Ace Hardware to take over vacant Orchard Supply site

A building once occupied by Orchard Supply Hardware is set to be revived. On Tuesday, Ace Hardware announced it would take...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer02, on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:02 am | 21 comments | 9568 Views

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Crime brief: Man attacks employee at Pitbull concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre

A San Jose man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly hit an employee at Shoreline Amphitheatre multiple times...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2382 Views

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No easy fix for Rancho San Antonio's crowded parking lots

Rancho San Antonio is the Peninsula's most popular open space reserve, but limited parking is making it a pain to get there...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by They paved paradise and put up a parking lot, on Aug 7, 2019 at 9:57 am | 35 comments | 4055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

National Night Out hosted at Rengstorff Park

Residents are invited to come out to Rengstorff Park Tuesday to meet cops and firefighters at Mountain View's fifth National...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jamie, on Aug 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 1576 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto police arrest armed man after 29-hour standoff

The man whose 29-hour standoff with the police transformed a quiet block of Charleston Meadows into a hive of police activity...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by well regulated, on Aug 5, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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New rules could force hospitals to publish prices negotiated with insurers

Federal regulators want to give patients a clearer picture of what they will spend during a hospital visit, with a more accurate...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by DC, on Aug 4, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 1640 Views

SPORTS

Young chess player sets new strategy: 'faith in myself'

When 12-year-old Mountain View resident Ruiyang Yan narrowly qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Chess Championship, she...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, on Aug 4, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Mental health doesn't go away over the summer:' Local organizations see spike in demand for services

Local youth-counseling organizations are seeing a rise in demand during the summer, a time of the year when many teens and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2230 Views

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UC Berkeley plans huge satellite campus at Moffett Field

NASA Ames and the University of California at Berkeley are spearheading plans for a sprawling new education and research...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 2, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 7060 Views

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Los Altos charity seeks bigger role in Mountain View

Its name notwithstanding, the Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) is looking to make some headway into Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 1, 2019 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches $50M program for school-based mental health

The California State Legislature is calling on local school districts to come up with new ways to fill big gaps in mental...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 1, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2997 Views
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