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AROUND TOWN

William 'Rick' Singer, lead of college admissions scam, had many local connections

William Singer, the Newport Beach, California man at the head of an elaborate fraud to get students of wealthy families into...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 13, 2019 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 3819 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man says thieves broke into his car four times in downtown lot

A business owner in downtown Mountain View is frustrated and ready to take action after his car was broken into in the same...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Mtn View Mom, on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:03 pm | 13 comments | 7214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford coach among dozens indicted in college-admissions scandal

A Stanford University coach is among the dozens indicted in a nationwide college-admissions investigation that involved alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Lighthouse Keeper, on Mar 12, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 3 comments | 6693 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: In tackling the housing crisis, cities are stronger together

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Jeremy Hoffman writes why he is a proponent of the Casa Compact to address the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 12, 2019 at 11:41 am | 11 comments | 3969 Views

ELECTIONS

In tackling the housing crisis, cities are stronger together

The Bay Area's housing crisis is a regional problem. Cities can't solve it alone, and now they don't have to. We have the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by An Interested Observer , on Mar 11, 2019 at 4:25 pm | 11 comments | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maine man arrested after alleged threats to Google

Police arrested a 33-year-old man whose gripes with Google allegedly spurred him to drive across the country with three baseball...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: Downtown plan needs an update

The 30-year-old precise plan guiding all development in Mountain View's bustling downtown will be heading back to the drawing...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by parking issues downtown, on Mar 11, 2019 at 2:39 pm | 16 comments | 4914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird eScooters dumped at Cuesta Park

So apparently, in the dark of night and without any permit by the city of MV, Bird Scooter has decided to begin running their...

Original post made by Toddler's Mom on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Move them out of the way, on Mar 11, 2019 at 11:36 am | 5 comments | 814 Views

RESTAURANTS

Woman arrested for alleged vodka robbery

A 23-year-old Santa Clara woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stole liquor from a Mountain View strip mall and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Armed guards at dispensaries, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 4867 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County hosts election security event at Googleplex

Santa Clara County will host a free, daylong election security conference Wednesday, March 6, at Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 6315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storms cause downed trees and erosion along Stevens Creek

Relentless rainstorms over the last month have wreaked havoc on Stevens Creek, causing trees to tumble into the creek bed...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by Flush, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 5748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district committee will judge enrollment exemptions

Mountain View Whisman School District families unhappy with their child's assigned school can take it up with the district...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Yep on Bubb, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 5922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground faces funding crunch

The fundraising drive for Magical Bridge Playground in Mountain View is facing a heightened sense of urgency as the deadline...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Love it!, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:04 am | 27 comments | 10355 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford employee pleads not guilty to trying to kill girlfriend

A Stanford University employee pleaded not guilty to charges related to the alleged stabbing of his girlfriend while under...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Mar 7, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man detained in ICE raid

A Mountain View man well known in the Castro neighborhood community was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by mother of two, on Mar 7, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 8201 Views

ELECTIONS

Law and order

I am proud to call Mountain View home and honored to have served both as a mayor and council member to a community I care...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Fewer in opposition that it seems, on Mar 6, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 53 comments | 5873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested for alleged child porn possession

A Los Altos man was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography last week, police said Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blood bank critically low on Type O-

Stanford Blood Center on Monday asked for urgent Type O negative blood donations because of a less than two-day supply remaining...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by Stanford Blood Center, on Mar 5, 2019 at 3:10 pm | 4 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Attorney announces retirement

Mountain View City Attorney Jannie Quinn announced she will be retiring later this year, capping a 24-year career with the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Mar 5, 2019 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 4399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest trail attack suspect

Mountain View police arrested a man suspected of brutally attacking a woman on Stevens Creek Trail, leaving her with serious...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Maggie, on Mar 5, 2019 at 8:39 am | 7 comments | 6643 Views
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