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Anonymous no longer, Emily Doe reclaims her identity in new memoir

The young woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner has remained anonymous for...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on Sep 4, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 13 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 4, 2019 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1651 Views

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Mountain View committee to weigh safe parking rules for RVs

The city of Mountain View may see some headway on its rollout of a safe parking program this Wednesday, Sept. 4, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 7476 Views

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Crime briefs: Trespassing at McKelvey field; dust-up at restaurant

In recent crime reports, a man hurled a glass at customer at Los Charros then fled police and a trespasser made his way onto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by Don't look away, on Sep 4, 2019 at 6:26 am | 4 comments | 2059 Views

ELECTIONS

Local teens organize to combat climate change

Last year, she was a solitary teen protesting on the steps of Sweden's Parliament House, but now Greta Thunberg is inspiring...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by MogensLauritzen, on Sep 3, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 2699 Views

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David Crosby: Lucky, 'legit' and a musical mentor

"I don't know how come I'm so lucky," musical icon David Crosby said. "But boy, there isn't any question that I am." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Bossman, on Sep 2, 2019 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

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Online program helps East Palo Alto mayor fulfill dream of earning a bachelor's degree

East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Gauthier can officially add college graduate to her list of accomplishments after achieving her...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Eve Sutton, on Sep 2, 2019 at 12:03 am | 1 comment | 1419 Views

SPORTS

Young chess player sets new strategy: 'faith in myself'

When 12-year-old Mountain View resident Ruiyang Yan narrowly qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Chess Championship, she...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by Fei Ni, on Aug 31, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Staffing shake-up at Bullis Charter School

Bullis Charter School's board of directors quietly agreed over the summer to transition its longest serving administrator...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by A Tired Parent, on Aug 30, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 32 comments | 5534 Views

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City Manager Dan Rich announces plan to retire

After eight years on the job, Mountain View City Manager Dan Rich announced he will retire in December, setting the stage...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2019 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 2307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County, San Francisco seek injunction blocking public charge rule

Santa Clara County and San Francisco have asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction blocking a "public charge" rule...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by European immigrant', on Aug 30, 2019 at 7:06 am | 3 comments | 1319 Views

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Santa Clara County Supervisors declare a climate crisis

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors declared a climate crisis Tuesday, joining dozens of Bay Area cities and counties...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Greta, on Aug 29, 2019 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1458 Views

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Police: Mountain View landlord attempting to oust tenants arrested for brazen break-in

A Mountain View landlord and four accomplices were arrested Monday night for allegedly attempting to physically force a family...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 29, 2019 at 11:10 am | 17 comments | 10894 Views

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Police: Man arrested for attempted sexual assault at Mountain View gym

A man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a woman while she was taking a shower at the 24-Hour Fitness...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2019
Last comment by Nicky222, on Aug 28, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 3 comments | 5016 Views

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Voices Around Town

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Nisha Malley. Read the full story here https://mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/08/02/voices-around-town...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 28, 2019 at 8:21 am | 6 comments | 302 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA may scrap plans for light rail on Highway 85

Elected leaders throughout Santa Clara County rejected last week the idea of constructing a light rail line along Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:44 am | 11 comments | 3654 Views

ELECTIONS

Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 27, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 14 comments | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Mountain View Whisman's new Vargas Elementary School opens its doors

Excitement hung in the air Monday morning as hundreds of kids and parents streamed into the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:01 pm | 12 comments | 6379 Views

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Mountain View man arrested trying to sell stolen pickup

A Mountain View man was arrested last week trying to sell a pickup truck he allegedly stole two months ago in La Honda, according...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by zap, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

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Phone scammers pose as cops in Mountain View calls

A Mountain View employee reported two phone scams in which people fraudulently claiming to be law enforcement officials demanded...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Aug 27, 2019 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 4530 Views
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