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Theuerkauf Elementary is no longer a majority low-income school. What does that mean for the Mountain View Whisman School District?

In under a year, Mountain View's Theuerkauf Elementary School undergone a dramatic demographic shift and no longer has a...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:51 am | 17 comments | 6503 Views

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County social workers say children are suffering from lack of support

The children of Santa Clara County are suffering because the social service workers of the county are suffering, workers...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 26, 2020 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 3782 Views

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Mobile home park owner raises $94K to fight Measure D

In a strange twist less than two weeks from election day, a prominent Mountain View mobile home park owner is now pouring...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 25, 2020 at 4:34 pm | 31 comments | 9485 Views

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Another setback for Mountain View's ambitious automated transit plans

For more than a decade, Mountain View residents have been hearing about the city's grand, technology-driven transit plans...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2020
Last comment by David, on Feb 25, 2020 at 1:03 pm | 21 comments | 19291 Views

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If county takes over Mountain View's safe parking lot for homeless vehicle-dwellers, it could stay open 24/7

Mountain View's fledgling safe parking program is poised to enlist some much-needed outside help to relocate some of the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Mel, on Feb 25, 2020 at 8:06 am | 16 comments | 8182 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Yes on community college measures G, H

The high cost of living, income inequality and the high cost of a university education have created huge obstacles for young...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Bad Business, on Feb 24, 2020 at 6:38 pm | 8 comments | 8913 Views

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'This is a miracle': Missing Palo Alto couple found alive, ending weeklong search in which hopes had dimmed

Search and rescue volunteers navigating their way through dense vegetation on Saturday found Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Tommy_G, on Feb 24, 2020 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 3837 Views

ELECTIONS

At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Count the ways, on Feb 24, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 27 comments | 4544 Views

ELECTIONS

$259M Measure T bond seeks to solve short-term school needs

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District are being asked to pass a new bond measure that would tackle the short-term...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Won’t vote for Measure T , on Feb 24, 2020 at 10:27 am | 19 comments | 6767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What's in Your Water: Exposing the Pentagon as a "Hidden" Polluter

Since the 1970s, the Pentagon has covered up the reckless use of fire-fighting foam containing PFAS “forever” chemicals...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Feb. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1218 Views

ELECTIONS

Oh, for Pete's sake! Supporters say vandals are sabotaging Pete Buttigieg campaign signs in Mountain View

With just weeks to go before the March primary in California, local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Pete or any blue, on Feb 23, 2020 at 11:43 am | 35 comments | 7055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman finds itself $500K short on developer fees

Mountain View's first North Bayshore housing project generated $12 million in funding for local schools. But when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2020
Last comment by Not voting for T, on Feb 22, 2020 at 5:23 pm | 22 comments | 10959 Views

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Mountain View High School principal resigns to head CCS youth sports

Throughout his career in public education, Mountain View High School Principal Dave Grissom said he never lost sight of his...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by Parent of a soon to be HS kid, on Feb 22, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 5635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Search continues for mountain lion that attacked child at Rancho San Antonio

Two days after a mountain lion grabbed a 6 year old girl at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, the search for the attacking...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by So sad, on Feb 22, 2020 at 4:18 am | 29 comments | 17351 Views

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'We have no evidence that the virus is circulating': No new coronavirus cases found in Santa Clara County

No new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 21, 2020 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 3785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man arrested in Monday kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

A man arrested this week for attempted kidnapping in a Mountain View home had allegedly held another woman and her daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 21, 2020 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 4919 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 21, 2020 at 5:53 pm | 33 comments | 5960 Views

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New tree, same spirit at Mountain View's holiday celebration

A cheerful crowd assembled at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration Monday night. The old cedar tree that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by officesetup11, on Feb 20, 2020 at 4:11 am | 5 comments | 5888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 9420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain suspending weekend service into SF through March to do electrification work

Caltrain will temporarily suspend service into the heart of San Francisco on weekends through the end of March to accommodate...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by MV Renter, on Feb 19, 2020 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 3645 Views
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