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Graham student bicyclist involved in collision with vehicle last week

A Graham Middle School student was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries after colliding with a vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Nov 29, 2021 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in STEM, California is working to change the way its schools teach math. But the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 29, 2021 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1852 Views

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Tenants will be moving into Mountain View's new affordable housing project this week

Wet paint, heavy equipment and exposed wiring still fill the new housing development at 950 W. El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 24 comments | 7630 Views

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Mountain View bans plastic food ware for all restaurants starting in 2023

Plastic cups, straws and cutlery will soon vanish from every restaurant, fast food joint and coffee and tea shop in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Leticia Winslow, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 7077 Views

ELECTIONS

Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Burlingame City Council member Emily Beach announced Monday that she will run for Congress, joining the race to fill a seat...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Mary Peck, on Nov 25, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2353 Views

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A 'mythical bridge' no more: Palo Alto's new bike overpass is now open

A new overpass in Palo Alto that will provide yearround access to the Baylands, the new Adobe Reach trail and other outdoor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Nov 22, 2021 at 10:03 pm | 6 comments | 4013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandemic-induced enrollment plunge persists for second year at local public schools

As the pandemic drags on into a second year, enrollment is still down at local schools, an Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly data...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 21, 2021 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 4690 Views

ELECTIONS

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. today to announce his...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarlick, on Nov 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2403 Views

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Elizabeth Holmes trial: Final prosecution witnesses describe misleading statements

An Arizona dentist about to leave the country for two years of missionary work in 2015 had to be tested four times for prostate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Nov 19, 2021 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1542 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County supervisors pick new boundaries for future elections

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with new boundaries for the county's five supervisorial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3304 Views

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Pets in Need Executive Director Al Mollica to resign

Al Mollica, the executive director of beleaguered animal advocacy organization Pets in Need, will resign, the nonprofit confirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 18, 2021 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2279 Views

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Judge declines to block Mountain View's RV parking ban from taking effect

A U.S. district court judge declined to place an injunction on Mountain View's RV parking ban, allowing enforcement to proceed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2021
Last comment by Rouel - Urban Living, on Nov 18, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 14 comments | 6448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bubb, Monta Loma elementary schools hit with offensive graffiti

Offensive and antisemitic graffiti has been found at two Mountain View elementary schools in recent weeks. Other local schools...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 4371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pets in Need cuts contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter that it is ending its contract...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Louis, on Nov 17, 2021 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2967 Views

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Driver injured in solo-car crash on Hwy. 101 in Mountain View

The California Highway Patrol issued a traffic alert following a solo-car crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 16, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 7461 Views

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Most hazardous highway: Peninsula's I-280 listed as deadliest in state for wildlife

More wildlife have been killed by vehicles along Interstate 280 between Cupertino to San Bruno over the past five years than...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Nov 15, 2021 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2581 Views

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Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple senseless...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 15, 2021 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 3286 Views

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Sepsis deaths are on the rise at El Camino Health, where patients are showing up sicker than ever

El Camino Health officials are concerned about a growing death rate among patients who show up at the hospital with sepsis,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by a walker, on Nov 15, 2021 at 8:14 am | 4 comments | 4821 Views

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Mountain View adopts new plan to ease downtown parking woes

Paid parking, more enforcement and better wayfinding are now part of Mountain View's plans to better manage limited parking...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 6426 Views

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The Voice sets $85K goal for Holiday Fund charitable giving drive

The Mountain View Voice Holiday Fund campaign to support local nonprofits that provide critical help to those in need is...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 13, 2021 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2935 Views
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