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Community briefs: Digital equity at Mountain View schools, local TEDxYouth event and robotics for girls

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Whisman School District is recognized for a commitment to technological...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2022
Last comment by Rich Tanner, on Oct 2, 2022 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

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Mountain View City Council unanimously OKs apartment project on East El Camino Real

A housing development on El Camino Real that plans to add nearly 200 net-new units -- plus demolish a few dozen existing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Oct 2, 2022 at 4:13 pm | 31 comments | 4525 Views

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Man arrested in Mountain View for alleged assault with a stick

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly hit a man in the face with a stick early...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2022
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 2, 2022 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2821 Views

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Mountain View to begin enforcing parking rules relaxed during pandemic

The city of Mountain View announced it will enforce parking rules that were relaxed during the pandemic starting on Oct....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Sep 30, 2022 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 3227 Views

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Mountain View City Council hopefuls talk housing, homelessness, bicycle safety and more

Three incumbents and two newcomers who are vying for three open seats on the city council this November shared their stances...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by Betty Ying, on Sep 29, 2022 at 1:02 pm | 27 comments | 5049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food

Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Zach, on Sep 28, 2022 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2273 Views

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Gavin Newsom signs bills aimed at reducing catalytic converter thefts

Gov. Gavin Newsom's office earlier this week announced Newsom has signed two bills aimed at cracking down on catalytic converter...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Sep 28, 2022 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1781 Views

ELECTIONS

MVLA high school board race: Thida Cornes focuses on supporting students academically and emotionally

Thida Cornes, who is running for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, says that she...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Support MV, on Sep 27, 2022 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 3327 Views

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Proposed development on San Antonio Road gains commission's support, but questions remain about affordable units

The Environmental Planning Commission remained undecided on how to handle the project’s affordable units after a last minute...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by MMW, on Sep 27, 2022 at 9:39 am | 18 comments | 4016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Low-income students are more likely to be in classrooms with underqualified teachers

A persistent teacher shortage has forced many California school districts to hire teachers who aren’t fully credentialed...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2022 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

ELECTIONS

Esmeralda Ortiz runs for MVLA school board, hoping to broaden pathways for students to succeed

Esmeralda Ortiz is seeking a spot on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, saying she wants to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Sep 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3928 Views

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City approves funding for Terra Bella Avenue affordable housing project

A proposed affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View now has a financial commitment from the city,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by father of 3 sons, on Sep 24, 2022 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 3425 Views

ELECTIONS

Seeking to bring a parent's perspective, Carrol Titus-Zambre joins race for MVLA board seat

Carrol Titus-Zambre is running for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, seeking to bring...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 23, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 3772 Views

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'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes

A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Sep 23, 2022 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 3178 Views

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County approves purchase of land in Mountain View for 100 affordable units

A North Bayshore property is one step closer to becoming a 100-unit affordable housing project that will provide veterans,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 23, 2022 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 4228 Views

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Corruption trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith begins

The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2557 Views

ELECTIONS

Eric Mark runs for MVLA board, campaigning on mental health and diversifying class offerings

Eric Mark, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, says he wants to give back to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 22, 2022 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 3169 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spraying for West Nile virus planned Thursday for some parts of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale

Crews will be spraying insecticide later this week in areas of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale where West Nile...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by John Ball, on Sep 22, 2022 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 4672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Finding a better approach to school dropoff

The safety of our streets, particularly during school dropoff and pickup times, is a tragedy of the commons. People who drive...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2022 at 10:49 pm | 5 comments | 2051 Views

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Man dies after fall from parking structure near El Camino Hospital

A man died after he fell from a parking structure near El Camino Hospital in Mountain View on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by father of 3 sons, on Sep 21, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 6480 Views
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