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Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States", on Jan 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 3604 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors may create new homeless task force

Santa Clara County could establish a homeless task force to address housing and homelessness concerns in the region. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 29, 2020 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 2808 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes

A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 27 comments | 9946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change?

Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 27, 2020 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 3239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school cop bids farewell to Mountain View High

After eight years walking the hallways of Mountain View High School, school resource officer Bobby Taylor says goodbye and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jan 27, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 5888 Views

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Sinjin Jones to become Pear Theatre's new artistic director

Theater artist and teacher Sinjin Jones has been selected as the next artistic director for Mountain View's intimate Pear...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Great news, support local theater!, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 3414 Views

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You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Get the professional campers off the streets, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 4775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025

Los Altos School District's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025, following lengthy delays and an ever-evolving...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 26 comments | 9083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wages for Foothill student employees lag behind local cities

For the more than 1,000 student employees working campus jobs across the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 25, 2020 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 2725 Views

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Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 24, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 21 comments | 5717 Views

ELECTIONS

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign

A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 24, 2020 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 4384 Views

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Facing criticism, Bullis Charter School dumps controversial 'hills' preference in enrollment lottery

An enrollment preference that would have given some families in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills higher priority when applying...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Get real, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 7796 Views

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More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. But...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Richard Woolley, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 10081 Views

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Stanford student found dead at fraternity house was LAHS grad

The Stanford University sophomore who was found dead at a the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house last Friday was Eitan Michael...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Michael Kahan, on Jan 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 7952 Views

ELECTIONS

Oakland man facing life in prison for rape, strangulation; trial set for May

A man is accused of raping and strangling a woman in her car in Mountain View in 2018 will finally go to trial in May, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Jay, on Jan 23, 2020 at 3:05 am | 1 comment | 6366 Views

BOOKS

Behind the scenes with Max Tachis and Roneet Aliza Rahamim

In their first production together, Max Tachis' character had to put his head under Roneet Aliza Rahamim's character's dress...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
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Mountain View voters will decide city's RV parking ban

The final decision on whether to prohibit oversized vehicles like RVs from parking on most city streets will be up to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Registrant, on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:53 pm | 30 comments | 14971 Views

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Man in intensive care after shooting near Mountain View border

A man was shot in the stomach while at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2020
Last comment by Golden Catamount, on Jan 21, 2020 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 7817 Views

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Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers

A federal judge announced in San Francisco Thursday that he is considering ordering PG&E to hire and train enough workers...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 20, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 4102 Views

ELECTIONS

Local music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of student

School of Rock, a private music school in Midtown Palo Alto, is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from incidents of sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 20, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 5558 Views
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