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Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 6018 Views


Stanford law professor testifies to Trump's 'abuse of power' in House Judiciary Committee

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan was one of three legal scholars who told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 2384 Views


Alleged serial killer pleads not guilty in 1973 murder case

A former Stanford Hospital medical technician pleaded not guilty on Monday morning for the 1973 murder of a 21-year-old Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 4, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views


County to add services for survivors of sexual violence at Stanford Hospital

Santa Clara County residents who have been sexually assaulted will be able to seek care closer to home starting in 2020 with...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Jackie, on Dec 3, 2019 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views


Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 30, 2019 at 8:28 am | 26 comments | 5229 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>Thanks to City Council Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Fooothill-De Anza Money Grab, on Nov 24, 2019 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1159 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>School security Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 22, 2019 at 5:01 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views


City Council dumps high-density vision for Terra Bella amid protests from neighbors

An ambitious plan that would have set the stage for dense development in the Terra Bella area of Mountain View got axed Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by A.Nonymous, on Nov 22, 2019 at 2:00 am | 3 comments | 5989 Views


California sues Juul over misleading advertising, sales to youth

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Los Angeles County officials sued Juul Labs Inc., alleging that the Bay Area-based...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2019
Last comment by Mint Cyanide, on Nov 20, 2019 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1462 Views


Rent control reform measure heads to voters in March

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night approved final language for a ballot measure changing the city's rent control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by jack, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm | 22 comments | 3295 Views


VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Homework, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 2174 Views


Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Stanford University and the county of Santa Clara took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Stanford like Google, on Nov 8, 2019 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views


'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


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


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


Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto, Mountain View this weekend

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will meet with community members and discuss their concerns and questions at "sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Edward Davis, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 1955 Views


Facebook announces $1 billion investment package to bolster affordable housing

Facebook, the social media behemoth based in Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it plans to invest $1 billion over the next...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 24, 2019 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views


Facebook donates $25 million for local teacher housing project

A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Cover up culture, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2296 Views


Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 4 comments | 1514 Views


Suspect in Rancho San Antonio hit-and-run is denied bail

A woman suspected of hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 2367 Views
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