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ELECTIONS

Facebook cuts deal for free worker meals

As Facebook launches a massive new office campus in Mountain View, the tech giant will be allowed to keep one of its most...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Money always wins, on Nov 17, 2018 at 7:35 am | 11 comments | 10847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ways to help victims of the Camp Fire

Several Midpeninsula organizations are collecting goods and organizing volunteers to help those affected by the still out-of-control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 16, 2018 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis seeks space at Mountain View schools

Bullis Charter School officials have formally asked for a stand-alone campus at one of the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Miney Corr, on Nov 16, 2018 at 7:12 pm | 53 comments | 4831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA offers free rides Friday

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is offering free rides today on all bus and light rail service due to the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Nov 16, 2018 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 1566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school advocates accuse district of 'scare tactics'

Representatives from the California Charter School Association (CCSA) are urging Mountain View Whisman School District officials...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Nov 16, 2018 at 12:36 am | 45 comments | 4757 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lingering smoke forces school closures

Much of the Bay Area remained under a haze of smoke Thursday, with unhealthy air conditions that prompted Foothill College...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2018 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 5392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conley, Wheeler poised to win MV Whisman school board race

Longtime school board member Ellen Wheeler and challenger Devon Conley are expected to take the two seats up for election...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Hopeful, on Nov 15, 2018 at 8:12 pm | 5 comments | 2694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View firefighters battling Camp Fire

Many firefighters from the Bay Area and elsewhere have responded to the destructive Camp Fire that continues to burn in Butte...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 4245 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter pulls ahead for third seat on City Council

With votes still being tabulated, the winners in the Mountain View City Council race appear to be shifting. As of Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, on Nov 13, 2018 at 7:58 pm | 18 comments | 4855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools seek pros for advice on science and tech education

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is calling on pros from local industries to weigh in on how to best tailor...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by MathBasics, on Nov 13, 2018 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2910 Views

ELECTIONS

Kamei coasts to win; other candidates duke it out

It looks like a shake-up is coming to the Mountain View City Council with Planning Commissioner Ellen Kamei taking the lead...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Angel, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:04 am | 69 comments | 11746 Views

AROUND TOWN

RHC seeks to streamline petitions

Amid complaints of cases dragging on for more than a year, the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee began brainstorming...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Prop 10, on Nov 12, 2018 at 11:51 pm | 10 comments | 2107 Views

ELECTIONS

Lets welcome RVs and tiny homes in new micro-trailer parks and then clear all RVs off MV streets

Perhaps the problem isn't RVs, but city laws the prevent free-market responses to the RV situation. If only MV would allow...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Nov. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

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Google responds with changes after 'Time's up' protest

After thousands of Google employees last week walked out of their offices in protest of sexual harassment in the workplace,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Local 24yrs, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1970 Views

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Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by @mvresident, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:23 am | 35 comments | 4923 Views

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Unhealthy air quality and fire risk trigger weekend outdoor space closures

Due to poor air quality expected throughout much of the Bay Area through the weekend and fire danger in some areas, a number...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by Be safe, on Nov 11, 2018 at 10:19 am | 3 comments | 3183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbents lead in LASD school board race

Residents happy with the leadership of the Los Altos School District can rejoice, as incumbents Vladimir Ivanovic and Bryan...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by @DavidR, on Nov 10, 2018 at 9:17 pm | 18 comments | 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed in collision near Google

A female pedestrian was hit and killed in a traffic collision at the intersection of Charleston Road and Huff Avenue on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by @DC, on Nov 10, 2018 at 4:14 pm | 29 comments | 17502 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View voters back bonds, progressive policies

In keeping with past years, Mountain View voters largely leaned left in the Nov. 6 general election, backing spending measures,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by The Election, on Nov 10, 2018 at 4:23 am | 11 comments | 3726 Views

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Raises for top city staff

At its Oct. 23 meeting, the Mountain View City Council approved raises for its top employees. City Manager Dan Rich, City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Your tax dollars at work , on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:20 pm | 15 comments | 2133 Views
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