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School district shifts gears on paying off new school construction

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are switching up how to pay off millions of dollars in construction debt,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Old Enough to Know Better, on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:57 am | 14 comments | 3387 Views

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City reconsiders Google land purchase

Mountain View leaders are considering renegotiating a $28 million deal to purchase a North Bayshore office property from...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 11, 2019 at 8:15 am | 17 comments | 13471 Views

ELECTIONS

When a neighborhood's days are numbered

With each passing day, the apartments at 2310 Rock St. increasingly resemble a ghost town. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/09/06/when-a-neighbor...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:34 am | 22 comments | 683 Views

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Ukulele lessons, no strings attached at Mountain View Library

Newbies and regulars converge at free monthly event to play and sing together at the Mountain View Public Library. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Fair, on Sep 9, 2019 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 4709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View council swiftly approves drone policy for city staff use

The Mountain View City Council was quick to embrace a new policy Tuesday allowing city employees to use drones, saying the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by V. Putin, on Sep 8, 2019 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 2379 Views

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Los Altos father, daughter among dead in Southern California dive boat fire

Two Los Altos residents, a Mountain View High School graduate and her father, are among those who died in a boat fire early...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 7, 2019 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 6268 Views

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Mountain View relaunches cannabis business applications after major changes

Mountain View is accepting applications to open up to three cannabis businesses in the city, resuscitating a permitting process...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by OK, on Sep 7, 2019 at 6:52 am | 15 comments | 4082 Views

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Foothill College students enrolling this fall offered free books, tuition

Currently gearing up for the fall quarter, Foothill College has expanded its Foothill College Promise program to offer a...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by ZeroZeroZeroZero, on Sep 6, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 4 comments | 2450 Views

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Local teens organize to combat climate change

Last year, she was a solitary teen protesting on the steps of Sweden's Parliament House, but now Greta Thunberg is inspiring...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Sep 6, 2019 at 7:49 am | 7 comments | 664 Views

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School board approves 14% pay raise for superintendent

Mountain View Whisman school board members voted unanimously last week to give Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph a 14% raise. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Standing Ovation, on Sep 5, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 3506 Views

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Mountain View man arrested following downtown robbery with a knife

Police arrested a 35-year-old Mountain View man early Monday morning after he allegedly held a downtown restaurant employee...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by Why?, on Sep 5, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 3699 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose police arrest 10 residents for burglaries in a dozen cities

San Jose police this week arrested 10 San Jose residents in connection with commercial burglaries in more than a dozen Bay...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Diana O, on Sep 5, 2019 at 6:25 am | 5 comments | 1661 Views

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Anonymous no longer, Emily Doe reclaims her identity in new memoir

The young woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner has remained anonymous for...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Sep 4, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 13 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 4, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2043 Views

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Mountain View committee to weigh safe parking rules for RVs

The city of Mountain View may see some headway on its rollout of a safe parking program this Wednesday, Sept. 4, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 7814 Views

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Crime briefs: Trespassing at McKelvey field; dust-up at restaurant

In recent crime reports, a man hurled a glass at customer at Los Charros then fled police and a trespasser made his way onto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Don't look away, on Sep 4, 2019 at 6:26 am | 4 comments | 2244 Views

ELECTIONS

Local teens organize to combat climate change

Last year, she was a solitary teen protesting on the steps of Sweden's Parliament House, but now Greta Thunberg is inspiring...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by MogensLauritzen, on Sep 3, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 3052 Views

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David Crosby: Lucky, 'legit' and a musical mentor

"I don't know how come I'm so lucky," musical icon David Crosby said. "But boy, there isn't any question that I am." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Bossman, on Sep 2, 2019 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

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Online program helps East Palo Alto mayor fulfill dream of earning a bachelor's degree

East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Gauthier can officially add college graduate to her list of accomplishments after achieving her...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Eve Sutton, on Sep 2, 2019 at 12:03 am | 1 comment | 1597 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 Fei Ni, on Aug 31, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views
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