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Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Rachel G, on Oct 16, 2019 at 9:57 am | 4 comments | 958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Mountain View on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Mountain View area...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by A girl has no name. , on Oct 15, 2019 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 7395 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breaking two decades of silence, Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his 24-year-old assistant

A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by A Father, on Oct 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views

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Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Oct 15, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Falling short on fluency

Mountain View Whisman School District students learning English saw their language proficiency languish or even regress last...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by @Loss of Instructional Time , on Oct 15, 2019 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 3986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge dismisses Stanford lawsuit over affordable-housing law

Stanford University’s claims against a Santa Clara County inclusionary-housing ordinance that applies to new housing developments...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Keep Housing Cheap for All , on Oct 15, 2019 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Questioning the City Council's RV ban

The recent action — and inaction — by the Mountain View City Council regarding vehicle dwellers is disheartening and...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2019
Last comment by Sophie888, on Oct 14, 2019 at 8:21 pm | 17 comments | 3327 Views

MOVIES

Google launches $10 million Bay Area charity contest

Google officials are launching a $10 million grant program for Bay Area charities looking to grow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Announcement?, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 9073 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council urges Google to help with homelessness

To help address Mountain View's rising homelessness, Google officials are willing to cut the city a generous check. But donating...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 5529 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County declares emergency over PG&E power shutoff

Santa Clara County has declared a state of emergency Wednesday because of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which was set...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by From Here, on Oct 10, 2019 at 9:19 pm | 4 comments | 4198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans power outages starting Wednesday; Los Altos, Los Altos Hills may be affected

PG&E plans to pre-emptively shutdown power due to dangerous weather conditions starting Wednesday, and although the agency...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 10, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 14 comments | 14822 Views

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PG&E working to restore website amid massive power shutoff

With PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff underway Wednesday morning, for the second straight day the utility's website is...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by M, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area helpline for mental health launches statewide

A Bay Area mental health call line is now available to all Californians thanks to millions of dollars in state funding that...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by silly, on Oct 9, 2019 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cost for flood basins balloons to $84M

The price of providing flood protection to thousands of people living along Permanente Creek in Mountain View and Los Altos...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by Steve Syracuse, on Oct 9, 2019 at 7:03 am | 6 comments | 3060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors decline to restart negotiations with Stanford on campus expansion

Frustrated by its inability to negotiate a deal with Santa Clara County for a significant campus expansion, Stanford University...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 9, 2019 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

ELECTIONS

Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 4 comments | 1400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area employment expected to expand even more

Non-farm employment is expected to grow through the end of the year in most regions of the Bay Area, according to a forecast...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 8, 2019 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 1647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Driver faces murder charges in hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio park

The Santa Clara woman who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian at Rancho San Antonio last week is accused of intentionally...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Murder vs manslaughter, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 6671 Views

OTHER ISSUES

For public notices, Mountain View turns to obscure newspaper

To fulfill their duty to publicize news on city meetings and laws, Mountain View officials for years have run public notices...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 7, 2019 at 3:15 pm | 24 comments | 5071 Views

ELECTIONS

Suspect in Rancho San Antonio hit-and-run is denied bail

A woman suspected of hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 2247 Views
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