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RHC quashes rent increases on Del Medio

It started nearly a year and a half ago, but the city's most vexing landlord-tenant dispute has finally reached a resolution. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 4, 2019 at 8:29 pm | 38 comments | 5791 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the editor: March 1, 2019

This week, letters to the editor about the El Camino Healthcare District's purchase of five medical clinics and the Green...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Mar 4, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 2065 Views

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The elephant in the bedroom

Los Altos High School sophomore Angelina Lue uses her passion for fashion to help raise awareness of the elephant poaching...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2019
Last comment by ewedel, on Mar 4, 2019 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 6818 Views

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Mountain View auto burglaries reach new heights

The number of reported vehicle burglaries in Mountain View reached new heights, with December and January the two worst months...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 3, 2019 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 7138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves cuts despite concerns from parents, staff

In a reluctant but unanimous vote, Mountain View Whisman school board members last week approved a long list of cuts to bring...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Shameful, on Mar 3, 2019 at 7:49 pm | 36 comments | 5255 Views

ELECTIONS

MV City Council Poised to Set Bad Precedent and Ignore Our Vote

We are Mountain View residents, businesses and neighbors who have voted overwhelmingly THREE times (1996, 2016 and 2018)...

Original post made by Sam Parker on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 2, 2019 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police release sketch of trail attack suspect

Police released a sketch of a man Thursday believed to have assaulted a woman and left her with serious injuries on Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Signs needed 'ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK', on Mar 2, 2019 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 5965 Views

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Guest opinion: Building a complete community

In this week's guest opinion, Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino writes in support of Google's North Bayshore...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Moratorium NOW, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:35 pm | 4 comments | 2740 Views

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Woman seriously injured following attack on Stevens Creek Trail

A woman walking on Stevens Creek Trail was attacked Monday evening by a man who pushed her into the bushes and punched her...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by mikepat, on Mar 1, 2019 at 10:04 am | 6 comments | 11975 Views

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Should police protect Facebook's bikes?

Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Lector , on Feb 28, 2019 at 6:09 pm | 26 comments | 7636 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor foresees a healthy 2019 for county

Supervisor Joe Simitian vowed during his State of the County address Tuesday that health care will be a top priority in 2019,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Powerless, on Feb 28, 2019 at 3:28 am | 1 comment | 2686 Views

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New coalition plans to invest $540M for affordable housing

A coalition of businesses, philanthropies, housing advocates and community and faith leaders announced on Jan. 24 an ambitious...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
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Volatile market eats into El Camino Hospital budget

Massive fluctuations in the stock market are taking a toll on El Camino Hospital's finances, a sign that the record-breaking...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Albert, on Feb 27, 2019 at 10:34 pm | 7 comments | 5232 Views

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Thursday: Council to meet for annual goal-setting

Among the most important meetings of the year, the City Council will gather on Thursday, Feb. 28, for its first goal-setting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 27, 2019 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 3140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks applicants for charter school board

The Mountain View Whisman School District is calling on community members to apply for a leadership position overseeing Bullis...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by ST parent, on Feb 27, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 8 comments | 4057 Views

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Assault with a skateboard

A 28-year-old transient man was arrested in the early hours of the morning on Friday, Feb. 22, after he allegedly tried...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by MV Renter, on Feb 27, 2019 at 11:05 am | 8 comments | 3572 Views

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Lime ditches bikes for scooters, leaving cities in limbo

In a feat of backpedaling, bike-share companies are swiftly pulling their fleets of rental bikes from Mountain View and a...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by marknn, on Feb 26, 2019 at 9:49 pm | 31 comments | 27178 Views

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MVLA on the hunt for a new superintendent

With Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Superintendent Jeff Harding retiring at the end of June, the district is...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by Bad News, on Feb 26, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 3485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor: Feb. 22, 2019

This week, letters to the editor about school budget cuts, international politics, and jobs and housing. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2019
Last comment by @ Christopher Chiang, on Feb 25, 2019 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 3755 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Planning commission backs housing-heavy vision for Terra Bella

For Mountain View's Environmental Planning Commission, the Terra Bella light industrial area represents a big opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2019
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Feb 25, 2019 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 5689 Views
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