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OTHER ISSUES

Ten pot businesses apply to open in Mountain View

As the deadline closed last week, 10 cannabis businesses applied to open up shop in Mountain View, more than half at a location...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Angel, on Feb 13, 2019 at 4:14 pm | 22 comments | 11526 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor names Stanford professor as state education board president

Linda Darling-Hammond, a longtime Stanford University education professor, will lead the 11-member state Board of Education,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by April, on Feb 13, 2019 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor activists ask county Supes to enforce worker protections

Victims of wage theft in Santa Clara County asked the Board of Supervisors Monday to properly enforce existing laws designed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by Need More Info...such as..., on Feb 13, 2019 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights leader sets sights on childhood education

Dolores Huerta had a whole lot of advice for young Mountain View Whisman students looking to make a difference in the world. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Elephant in the room, on Feb 12, 2019 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 4369 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital seeks to buy five South Bay clinics

El Camino Hospital plans to buy five clinics in Santa Clara County at risk of closure after Verity Medical Foundation filed...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Rodger, on Feb 11, 2019 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 9320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New coding curriculum ahead for MV Whisman schools

Fueled by a $100,000 grant from Google to introduce computer science into local classrooms, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by John Panzer, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 4201 Views

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MV Whisman board slams Google's proposed school site

Mountain View Whisman school board members on Thursday had few positive things to say about Google's plan to place an elementary...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Is the Board Remotely Qualified?, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 8522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ken Graham named CEO of MayView following nonprofit's rebound

After serving a stint as interim CEO during some of the clinic's most trying times, MayView Community Health Center announced...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by mike, on Feb 11, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 3606 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA to hold meeting on proposed bus changes

Some bus routes serving Mountain View could be reduced or eliminated as part of a new service plan proposed by the Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Show me the money, on Feb 9, 2019 at 8:38 pm | 3 comments | 5210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis raises red flags over plan for three-way charter school split

Bullis Charter School's board of directors raised a lot of concerns Monday night over the Los Altos School District's plan...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982June, on Feb 9, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 37 comments | 6629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Listen in on KZSU’s 'Day of Noise'; Stanford's annual exploration of audio anarchy

The organizers behind Day of Noise, an annual event by Stanford's indie FM radio station 90.1 KZSU, share the history of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2019
Last comment by KFJC LUNCHBUNCH, on Feb 9, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sobrato couple donates $5M to El Camino Hospital

In one of the largest single philanthropic contributions in the hospital's history, El Camino Hospital announced last Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 8, 2019 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 4599 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee considers tenant buyout rules

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee is investigating a new set of rules for landlords to "buy out" their tenants as...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 8, 2019 at 9:14 am | 15 comments | 4857 Views

ELECTIONS

Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims

The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit alleging a violation of the federal False Claims Act by Sutter Health and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by William Berg, on Feb 8, 2019 at 6:03 am | 12 comments | 7293 Views

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Police arrest bottle-swinging suspect

A 27-year-old Palo Alto man accused of being unruly inside a Mountain View Kohl's before swinging a bottle of alcohol at...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by MV Parents, on Feb 6, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 3267 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford researchers say users who drop Facebook less polarized, less informed

Researchers at Stanford University last week announced the findings from a study of nearly 3,000 Facebook users showing those...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Feb 6, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 10 comments | 3317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air burn ban in place for Monday

A Winter Spare the Air Alert is in place for Monday when burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel, indoors...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by jimmae, on Feb 6, 2019 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 1729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest man suspected of stealing laptops

Police arrested a Martinez man last week after laptop-tracking software led officers to a suspect in the Waverly Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by vonlost, on Feb 5, 2019 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 3543 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD votes to put Bullis Charter students at Loyola Elementary

Los Altos School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place Bullis Charter School's "overflow" students...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Loyola Timeline, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 8268 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rise of the ramen bots

While there's no shortage of excellent ramen restaurants downtown, some Mountain View tech workers have come to love a new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Now we're a community!, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 15464 Views
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