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Sales of e-cigarettes banned in unincorporated Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the unincorporated parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Typical County action, on Nov 7, 2019 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State attorney general sues Facebook over privacy violations probe

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra went to court in San Francisco Wednesday in a bid to force Facebook Inc. to provide...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Humble observer, on Nov 7, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District enrollment drops as charter school expands

Los Altos School District's enrollment has declined for the fifth year in a row, driving down the district's total enrollment...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Pathological privileged, on Nov 7, 2019 at 8:22 am | 12 comments | 2956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Late for the bell no more: School districts seek to delay start times

Students in Mountain View's public schools could be getting an extra half-hour of shut-eye each morning, as school districts...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by kehlar, on Nov 6, 2019 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 2531 Views

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Council backs natural gas ban for all new homes

The Mountain View City Council took a strong stance in battling climate change, unanimously approving new building codes...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Alternatives, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:52 am | 8 comments | 426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Smoke from Ranch Fire drifts into Bay Area

An air quality advisory due to smoke from the Ranch Fire in Tehama County has been extended through Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
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Pay raises for city manager, city clerk

The Mountain View City Council approved pay raises for City Manager Dan Rich and City Clerk Lisa Natusch. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Nov 5, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1481 Views

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Mountain View looks to an e-scooters future as bike share programs languish

The City Council on Tuesday night endorsed the idea of a pilot program that would allow scooter share companies to bring...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Nothing but problems in other cities, on Nov 5, 2019 at 5:04 am | 25 comments | 4278 Views

ELECTIONS

'Two sides of the same coin': Stanford study shows link between achievement gap and racial disparities in school discipline

A new Stanford University study has documented a direct link between unequal rates of achievement and unequal rates of discipline...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Cfrink, on Nov 5, 2019 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County supervisors vote to expand school mental health programs for troubled kids

Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to find new ways to link children and teens with mental health...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 4, 2019 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Halloween for Vargas Elementary

Ghouls, witches, zombies and sundry spooky frights won't be making an appearance at the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Nov 3, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 22 comments | 5002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View police investigating string of 20 smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries

Residents along Ferguson Drive in the Whisman Station neighborhood woke up to broken glass and smashed car windows Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 3, 2019 at 2:17 pm | 12 comments | 4411 Views

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El Camino completes new $96M mental health care facility

Hospital leaders, politicians and community members celebrated the completion of El Camino Hospital's state-of-the-art mental...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by @ Lewis , on Nov 2, 2019 at 8:36 pm | 6 comments | 2215 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford abruptly withdraws application for campus expansion

Stanford University abruptly abandoned on Friday its contentious plan to expand its campus by 3.5 million square feet, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

SPORTS

Oakland man threatens lawsuit over Shoreline Park injury

An Oakland resident is threatening to sue the city of Mountain View for upward of $1 million after he reportedly broke his...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Proud Taxpayer , on Nov 1, 2019 at 3:03 pm | 12 comments | 2388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County: Cold weather shelters open this week

Santa Clara County on Monday opened warming centers and overnight shelters due to inclement weather throughout the county...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 31, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord defends home invasion eviction attempt

A Mountain View landlord who was arrested on suspicion of coordinating a brazen burglary against a family staying at an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 595 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gov. Newsom rolls out state website with natural disaster, power shutoff info

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the launch of a new website at response.ca.gov that gathers information on a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 29, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County DA declines to prosecute Mountain View man arrested in motel rape case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, citing a lack of evidence, declined to press criminal charges against...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 4500 Views

AROUND TOWN

City weighs school fees on new housing projects

The Mountain View City Council last Tuesday night grappled with a difficult balancing act between encouraging more housing...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by School problem, on Oct 28, 2019 at 6:36 am | 13 comments | 2287 Views
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