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Stanford researchers say users who drop Facebook less polarized, less informed

Researchers at Stanford University last week announced the findings from a study of nearly 3,000 Facebook users showing those...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Feb 6, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 10 comments | 1685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by jimmae, on Feb 6, 2019 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 870 Views

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Police arrest man suspected of stealing laptops

Police arrested a Martinez man last week after laptop-tracking software led officers to a suspect in the Waverly Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by vonlost, on Feb 5, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD votes to put Bullis Charter students at Loyola Elementary

Los Altos School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place Bullis Charter School's "overflow" students...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Loyola Timeline, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 5202 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rise of the ramen bots

While there's no shortage of excellent ramen restaurants downtown, some Mountain View tech workers have come to love a new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Now we're a community!, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 10441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big cuts coming for Mountain View schools

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to cut positions and drop programs as a means to scale back the size...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 3, 2019 at 5:08 pm | 26 comments | 8262 Views

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County: State AG's attempt to block hospital sale is dismissed

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed the state attorney general's move to block Santa Clara County from...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
Last comment by Humble observer, on Feb 3, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Employee shot in carjacking at America's Tire store

A tire store employee was shot and injured Saturday morning in a carjacking in Mountain View, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3527 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA to start spending Measure B money

After more than two years of fending off legal challenges, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority can finally start...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Dream on, on Feb 3, 2019 at 2:26 am | 6 comments | 1908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to put Bullis at Stevenson campus

Calling it the best option in a bad situation, Mountain View Whisman school board members voted 4-1 Thursday night to put...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by @ ST Parent, on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:20 am | 62 comments | 6506 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteers gather before dawn for homeless count

About 500 people gathered in Palo Alto and other cities within Santa Clara County this week to conduct the biennial point-in-time...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 1, 2019 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View man sentenced to 15 years on child porn charges

A Mountain View man was sentenced last week to more than 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to producing and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle for the soul of Mountain View

There is a battle underway for the soul of Mountain View. For decades the Mountain View community has treasured diversity....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by MtViewReader, on Jan 31, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 44 comments | 4458 Views

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Pedestrian killed in crash on El Camino Real

A man who was struck Monday night by a vehicle on El Camino Real has died, according to a statement released by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by MV Renter, on Jan 31, 2019 at 2:49 pm | 10 comments | 3298 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HUD gives Bay Area nearly $149M to help homeless

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Saturday awarded nearly $149 million for 193 previously funded homeless...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 31, 2019 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Thanks for your generosity

The numbers are in: The Voice's 2018 Holiday Fund campaign raised $72,000 from 147 donors. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/01/29/editorial-thanks-for-yo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 29, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool poised for major statewide expansion

Just three days after taking the oath of office, California's new governor laid out an ambitious plan to create statewide,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2019
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 29, 2019 at 1:42 am | 5 comments | 4288 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police blame court's database for lost records, putting officers at risk

A coalition of Santa Clara County police agencies is publicly blasting a new criminal records database, alleging a string...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 28, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thieves steal wheels right out from under cars

With vehicle crimes on the rise, some thieves are swiping the tires right off of cars in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm | 7 comments | 5690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area consortium pledges $500M for affordable homes

Several Peninsula-based nonprofit organizations and companies are part of a new public-private partnership that aims to secure...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by @Robyn, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1760 Views
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