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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A powerful legacy: New school name honors community activist Amy Imai, who spent WWII in internment camp

Amy Imai spent a lifetime sharing her experiences as a Japanese American interned during World War II in the hope that the...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Joan MacDonald, on Sep 14, 2021 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 3776 Views

ELECTIONS

Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 13, 2021 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 1859 Views

ELECTIONS

Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 13, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

ELECTIONS

How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 11, 2021 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View police officer saves choking infant outside In-N-Out

A quick-thinking Mountain View police officer saved an infant who was choking and unresponsive on Monday, performing CPR...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2021
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Sep 10, 2021 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View considers transforming downtown Castro Street into a pedestrian mall

As Mountain View prepares to close off Castro Street at the Caltrain tracks, city officials are asking the public to chime...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Sep 10, 2021 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 4977 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View poised to pass mobile home rent control next week

Looking to protect residents at risk of displacement across the city's six mobile home parks, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Magster, on Sep 10, 2021 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 7854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Opinion: On anniversary, 9/11 volunteer revisits the tragedy — and humanity

Here we are two decades later following a domestic attack and ongoing threats from foreign adversaries. Domestic terrorism...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Donna Anderson, on Sep 10, 2021 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View city attorney announces retirement at the end of the year

After serving 12 years as legal counsel to the city of Mountain View, City Attorney Krishan Chopra announced Wednesday that...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by DrJKL, on Sep 9, 2021 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening statements in Holmes trial give competing versions of Theranos claims

Prosecutors gave a scathing opening statement Wednesday in the federal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the blood...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 9, 2021 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

ELECTIONS

Stanford University resident assistants go on indefinite strike

Resident assistants at Stanford University went on an indefinite strike Thursday after the university failed to meet their...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Yonatan, on Sep 8, 2021 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area under third straight Spare the Air alert

Air district officials extended a Spare the Air alert through Tuesday as wildfire smoke and haze linger in Bay Area skies. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2021 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to speak at an MVLA board meeting? You'll need to show up in person

The Zoom era is over for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board. The district is running in-person...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2021 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 2917 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Running dry: Reservoirs serving Valley Water reach historic lows

Extreme drought conditions have caused the Santa Clara Valley Water District's reservoirs to drop to just 12.5% of capacity,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 7, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 3279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After battle over school fences, Mountain View Whisman seeks $9M redesign of Monta Loma's park

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to completely revamp Monta Loma Park following a controversial decision...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Ray, on Sep 7, 2021 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 8437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County supervisors approve vote of no confidence against Sheriff Laurie Smith

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday a vote of no confidence against Sheriff Laurie...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2021 at 12:32 pm | 3 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View begins installing signs banning RV parking despite legal challenge

This month, Mountain View began installing the first of what will soon be a common sight throughout the city: large red-and-white...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 6, 2021 at 9:24 am | 24 comments | 5905 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View mayor endorses Sajid Khan in race for Santa Clara County district attorney

Public defender Sajid Khan, who is looking to oust incumbent Jeff Rosen in the race for Santa Clara County district attorney...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 4, 2021 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 4480 Views

ELECTIONS

Newsom recall basics: How to vote in California's election

A FAQ on the California election on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. There's some confusion and mixed messages on voting,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Sep 2, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 2724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford bans student from campus for racist, sexist social media posts

Stanford University has banned a student from campus after he made racist and sexist social media posts on Sunday and Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
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