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SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Mountain View Whisman's new Vargas Elementary School opens its doors

Excitement hung in the air Monday morning as hundreds of kids and parents streamed into the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 12 comments | 6635 Views

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Mountain View man arrested trying to sell stolen pickup

A Mountain View man was arrested last week trying to sell a pickup truck he allegedly stole two months ago in La Honda, according...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2111 Views

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Phone scammers pose as cops in Mountain View calls

A Mountain View employee reported two phone scams in which people fraudulently claiming to be law enforcement officials demanded...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 4791 Views

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New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Yah, on Aug 27, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 2266 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Shedding light on the disagreement between PG&E and the California Station HOA

In a guest opinion in the Aug. 23 edition, resident Jim Pollart shares the California Station Homeowners Association's perspective...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 4246 Views

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Seeking middle ground on rent control, Mountain View officials find a chasm

Mountain View city leaders could be hurting for allies as they attempt to reform the city's rent control law. In a rare show...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:08 am | 30 comments | 8220 Views

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Editorial: It's past time for a federal ban on assault weapons

We urge those on Capitol Hill to pass a federal ban on assault weapons and existing legislation to close background check...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 5:55 am | 11 comments | 1432 Views

ELECTIONS

County supervisors calls for federal assault weapons ban

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are calling for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, calling it a common sense action...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 am | 28 comments | 2325 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames' computer powerhouse gets a major upgrade

To fuel a future mission to the moon and someday Mars, NASA is facing a near insatiable demand for more computing power....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by @Ok, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3263 Views

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El Camino Hospital nurses vote to authorize a strike

El Camino Hospital's nurses union voted Tuesday to authorize a strike after negotiations with hospital leaders on a three-year...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 25, 2019 at 4:05 pm | 13 comments | 3936 Views

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Google pitches plan to restore Silicon Valley's iconic Hangar One

Google’s subsidiary Planetary Ventures is proposing an extensive, $157 million operation to purge a variety of toxic compounds...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2019
Last comment by JustTearItDown, on Aug 25, 2019 at 1:44 pm | 34 comments | 6080 Views

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LASD kicks off the school year with budget cuts

As schools starts up this week following the dormant summer months, Los Altos School District's board of trustees will be...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Aug 24, 2019 at 11:15 pm | 21 comments | 2829 Views

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High school district kicks off new year with new leaders and lots of construction

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District kicked off the first week of school Monday by greeting its biggest freshman...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Aug 23, 2019 at 11:13 pm | 4 comments | 2902 Views

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Mountain lions cause closure of Rancho San Antonio

A mountain lion and her three adolescent cubs have triggered the closure of all of Rancho San Antonio's trails today (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Greg David, on Aug 23, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 7213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

HOA dispute leaves new school in the dark

A dispute between PG&E and a Mountain View homeowners' association means the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School will...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by MVResident, on Aug 23, 2019 at 7:55 am | 48 comments | 1844 Views

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SV Bicycle Exchange Bike Sale September 7 10AM

Saturday Sept. 7 10-2 3961 Bayshore Rd Palo Alto Our shop is overflowing, so we are selling some bikes and parts in good...

Original post made by airebis on Aug. 22, 2019
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Survey: Nearly one in three Santa Clara County teens have tried vaping

While cigarette use among high school students in Santa Clara County has hit an all-time low, vaping is on the rise: Almost...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Only the rich can , on Aug 22, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

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Bay Area mayors call for Senate action on gun safety laws

More than 20 Bay Area mayors, including four on the Midpeninsula, are among 249 across the country who have signed a letter...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by body parts ripped up, torn off, on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:18 am | 45 comments | 1897 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents rally for gun control legislation

In the wake of three high-profile mass shootings, a small but passionate crowd gathered at the corners of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 22, 2019 at 12:09 am | 7 comments | 1636 Views

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Gov. Newsom signs landmark police use-of-force bill

California will soon have a tougher new legal standard for the use of deadly force by police, under legislation Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Sitting duck, on Aug 21, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments | 1334 Views
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