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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school cop bids farewell to Mountain View High

After eight years walking the hallways of Mountain View High School, school resource officer Bobby Taylor says goodbye and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jan 27, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sinjin Jones to become Pear Theatre's new artistic director

Theater artist and teacher Sinjin Jones has been selected as the next artistic director for Mountain View's intimate Pear...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Great news, support local theater!, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Get the professional campers off the streets, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025

Los Altos School District's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025, following lengthy delays and an ever-evolving...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 26 comments | 5191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wages for Foothill student employees lag behind local cities

For the more than 1,000 student employees working campus jobs across the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 25, 2020 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 24, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 21 comments | 3784 Views

ELECTIONS

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign

A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 24, 2020 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing criticism, Bullis Charter School dumps controversial 'hills' preference in enrollment lottery

An enrollment preference that would have given some families in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills higher priority when applying...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Get real, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 4173 Views

AROUND TOWN

More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. But...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Richard Woolley, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 7548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford student found dead at fraternity house was LAHS grad

The Stanford University sophomore who was found dead at a the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house last Friday was Eitan Michael...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Michael Kahan, on Jan 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 5640 Views

ELECTIONS

Oakland man facing life in prison for rape, strangulation; trial set for May

A man is accused of raping and strangling a woman in her car in Mountain View in 2018 will finally go to trial in May, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Jay, on Jan 23, 2020 at 3:05 am | 1 comment | 2989 Views

BOOKS

Behind the scenes with Max Tachis and Roneet Aliza Rahamim

In their first production together, Max Tachis' character had to put his head under Roneet Aliza Rahamim's character's dress...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View voters will decide city's RV parking ban

The final decision on whether to prohibit oversized vehicles like RVs from parking on most city streets will be up to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Registrant, on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:53 pm | 30 comments | 6580 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man in intensive care after shooting near Mountain View border

A man was shot in the stomach while at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Golden Catamount, on Jan 21, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 5513 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers

A federal judge announced in San Francisco Thursday that he is considering ordering PG&E to hire and train enough workers...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 20, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

ELECTIONS

Local music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of student

School of Rock, a private music school in Midtown Palo Alto, is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from incidents of sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 20, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 3199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beating the odds

With retail stores on the ropes across the country, why is Mountain View's hobby emporium Game Kastle doing so well? Owner...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alex Basche , on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 5753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce picks new CEO

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has selected former tech executive Peter Katz as its new CEO. Katz replaces Bruce Humphrey,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Local history check, on Jan 19, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2874 Views

ELECTIONS

Bernie Sanders leads polling for California presidential primary

Three Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:36 pm | 17 comments | 3943 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish

Construction projects aimed at providing flood protection to thousands of Mountain View properties is over budget and more...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 18, 2020 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 3846 Views
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