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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The right step forward for local students

As we ring in the new year, the Los Altos School District and city of Mountain View are on the cusp of achieving a huge victory...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Feb 6, 2018 at 11:13 am | 15 comments | 863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Paly removes James Franco artwork following sex-misconduct allegations

Palo Alto High School has painted over a mural and plans to remove other campus artwork by alumnus and actor James Franco...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by Gary's Old Town Tavern, on Feb 5, 2018 at 9:27 pm | 7 comments | 3168 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council sends mobile home quandry back to RHC

At its Jan. 30 meeting, City Council members voted to write a strongly worded letter to the Rental Housing Committee, reminding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man , on Feb 5, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 22 comments | 2080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest two men for threatening officers, drug offenses

Mountain View police Friday afternoon arrested a man on suspicion of drug offenses and another for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2018
Last comment by Amy, on Feb 5, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 1377 Views

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Council allows pot deliveries to start Friday

As of Friday, marijuana deliveries will be legal in Mountain View, but it will still be several months before retail pot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by MtnMan123, on Feb 5, 2018 at 9:40 am | 10 comments | 4190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School board favors Cooper Park housing

Responding to an overwhelming need by local school teachers for more affordable housing, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 5, 2018 at 9:20 am | 55 comments | 5870 Views

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AAA offers free Super Bowl towing service

AAA is offering its free "Tipsy Tow" service on Sunday to ensure that everyone arrives home safely after his or her Super...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Feb 4, 2018 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 766 Views

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Measure to recall judge qualifies for June ballot

The question of whether to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky for his record in sexual-violence...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 4, 2018 at 3:31 am | 2 comments | 231 Views

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Council OKs 62 new affordable apartments

The Mountain View City Council happily threw its support behind plans to build 62 new affordable apartments in the Jackson...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by OPM, on Feb 3, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 19 comments | 2681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Amid legal threats, committee backs away from mobile home rent control

Surrounded by legal threats on all sides, Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday backed away from plans to bring...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man , on Feb 2, 2018 at 3:09 pm | 19 comments | 4224 Views

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Texas man arrested for alleged sex with minor

A Texas man was arrested and extradited to California after he allegedly exchanged inappropriate pictures with a minor, and...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD limits input on new campus

The Los Altos School District is drafting a team of district residents and community members to weigh in on whether a new...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 2, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 19 comments | 2582 Views

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Julie Beth Lovins

Civic activist and "Language Doctor" Julie B. Lovins died peacefully on Jan. 26 at her Old Mountain View home, where she...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Feb 2, 2018 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 702 Views

MOVIES

Notes of a native songwriter

There’s no simple way to define the work of Stew. As a rock-and-pop songwriter and playwright, his discography is full...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council won't insist on new neighborhood school

Despite concerns about traffic and a desire to bring a local neighborhood school to families living in the San Antonio area,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 1, 2018 at 11:44 pm | 37 comments | 4058 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated El Camino bus lanes fizzles out

After years of spinning its wheels, the controversial proposal to build dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real appears...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2018
Last comment by Martha, on Feb 1, 2018 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 5784 Views

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Surge in flu cases packs local hospitals

Hospitals throughout Santa Clara County are grappling with an unusually lethal flu season that has led to hospitalizations...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by Tilly, on Feb 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm | 13 comments | 3250 Views

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Man arrested for assault at Hope's Corner

Police arrested a 56-year-old man at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday after he allegedly attacked an elderly woman...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Sad, on Feb 1, 2018 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expands program with Howard University

This week, Google officials announced they would dramatically expand a partnership with Howard University to bring more students...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by hsnpoor, on Feb 1, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

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Wednesday deadline for free Equifax credit freeze

Wednesday is the deadline to get a free credit freeze from Equifax, and a public interest group is urging Californians to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 31, 2018 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 1977 Views
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Orenchi Ramen expands to Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,338 views

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Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 853 views