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Props to you, Californians: A preview of what's on your November ballot

California voters will directly decide the fate of 12 ballot propositions on their November ballot -- from taxes to rent...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 6520 Views


Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 23, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 5500 Views


Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild

Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by florence duval, on Nov 7, 2020 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 31520 Views


Mah, Baten Caswell in tight race for Santa Clara County school board seat

The race for the Area 1 seat on the Santa Clara County school board is razor-thin, with incumbent Grace Mah leading challenger...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 6466 Views


Cities slam VTA plan to reroute Measure B funding toward BART

In 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority vowed to upgrade streets and rail crossings through a sales tax...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Dec 2, 2020 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 5953 Views


Three things to know about Gavin Newsom's spending spree

Gov. Newsom is proposing to spend California's $100 billion windfall on schools, small businesses, homelessness and more,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 17, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 5107 Views


Mountain View looks to tax hotels to pay for new city services

Looking to shore up revenue to pay for homeless services and sustainability efforts, the city of Mountain View is considering...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 4299 Views


Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cordelia, on May 11, 2022 at 10:52 pm | 5 comments | 3680 Views


Mountain View Rental Housing Committee clarifies base rent calculations. Why does it matter?

The starting point for how much landlords are allowed to increase rents annually, base rent is "probably the most important...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jul 26, 2022 at 4:32 am | 5 comments | 3352 Views


Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rudolph, on Jun 7, 2007 at 10:44 pm | 4 comments | 7867 Views


Girls in gangs

For Los Altos High School senior "Paula," exposure to gangs started early, in middle school. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Post Highschool, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 7930 Views


Summer dumdums

With summer vacation in full swing, students are enjoying their chance to kick back and relax for awhile. But a recent announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 7204 Views


New city priority: gang prevention

On Monday night the City Council set about picking new goals for the year, with gang prevention making the top of the list...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2008
Last comment by JB, on May 4, 2008 at 4:25 am | 4 comments | 6994 Views


Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 8565 Views


Novel Communication

The article about Joshua was really great. I found his books at He also goes to Peery...

Original post made by Craig on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by marifil, on Aug 6, 2008 at 4:12 am | 4 comments | 5394 Views


Bike to school, win a prize

Mountain View High School students who rode their bikes to school last week were surprised when they received Cliff bars,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 5266 Views


Schools' improvements lag with financial help

Every year, Latino, English language learners, and low-income students are tested in local schools, and every year they fall...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by John, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 6496 Views


Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 5745 Views


COMING UP: Cops That Care toy giveaway

Police officers will be handing out gifts to more than 2,000 Mountain View children this Saturday as part of Cops That Care,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Too Big, on Dec 31, 2008 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 5611 Views


Students offer their dreams for Obama

The world was watching as America swore in its first African American president, and Castro Elementary School was no exception. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Eduardo, on Jan 26, 2009 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 5660 Views
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