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Reveling in reverb: Concert celebrates rich history of Bay Area surf music

Every Saturday night when the clock strikes 8 p.m., the Bay Area radio waves are drenched with a torrent of heavy reverberating...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
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ELECTIONS

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 | 3175 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves RV ban, homeless advocates to launch voter referendum to overturn it

The Mountain View City Council took a final vote Tuesday to enact a sweeping law prohibiting oversized vehicles from parking...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Huh, on Oct 27, 2019 at 1:09 am | 61 comments | 10858 Views

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City looks to tweak developer fees for park space

Mountain View city officials will begin brainstorming ways to rework how they calculate park fees on new development. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by User, on Oct 26, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 3120 Views

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Council subcommittee punts on how high to raise Mountain View's rent control limit

As a City Council subcommittee prepares a package of changes to the city's rent control law to go before voters, its members...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 26, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 9 comments | 3512 Views

ELECTIONS

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 | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter drops enrollment preference while blasting Los Altos district for divisiveness

Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 23, 2019 at 6:52 pm | 33 comments | 6785 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Atherton couple pleads guilty in college-admissions scam

The former CEO of a Palo Alto venture-capital firm and his wife changed their pleas to guilty on Monday in the largest college-admissions...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:32 am | 2 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 5311 Views

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Guest opinion: What kind of a community are we?

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 18 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes about why he believes the oversized...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by MVConcernedCitizen, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 5630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Midpeninsula will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 3926 Views

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Burglary call leads police to Mountain View mail theft suspects

A pair of San Jose residents were arrested over the weekend after they were found in possession of counterfeit money and...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 3452 Views

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A scientific star, SOFIA research jet visits NASA Ames

The SOFIA air observatory is making a rare visit to Moffett Field to mark the 80th anniversary of the NASA Ames Research...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Hermit, on Oct 22, 2019 at 2:04 am | 4 comments | 4990 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 21, 2019 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 3419 Views

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Mountain View City Council: Siegel, Matichak declare plans to run in 2020

It’s more than a year out, but Mountain View’s 2020 election for City Council is already beginning to take shape. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 20, 2019 at 12:23 pm | 56 comments | 6406 Views

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Mountain View Whisman seeks bond measure in 2020

Mountain View Whisman school board members agreed last week to pursue a bond measure in 2020, citing polling data that shows...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by OK, YES, on Oct 19, 2019 at 4:09 am | 11 comments | 3641 Views

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Huge cedar outside City Hall will be cut down

Santa Claus will surely be there, along with carolers and free hot chocolate for all, but something will be missing from...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Registrant, on Oct 19, 2019 at 4:08 am | 15 comments | 6855 Views

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Return of the cheekbones

"Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" feels spineless with its tortured semi-tragic antihero turned into a slightly misanthropic...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Seriously, on Oct 18, 2019 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 6578 Views

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Mountain View police officers named in lawsuit over traumatic forced exam of 5-year-old's genitals

A Mountain View family filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that Mountain View Police Department officers unlawfully...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by The Registrant, on Oct 18, 2019 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 11392 Views

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Mountain View City Council campaign sign vandal sentenced

Mountain View community activist Job Lopez has reportedly completed his punishment for defacing campaign signs during the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Is that Inks?, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 4183 Views
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