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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 | 4546 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 | 8007 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 | 10250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 8073 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 | 6532 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
There are no comments yet. 4777 Views

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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 | 15189 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 7927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 4198 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 | 5693 Views

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Beating the odds

With retail stores on the ropes across the country, why is Mountain View's hobby emporium Game Kastle doing so well? Owner...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alex Basche , on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 9508 Views

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Mountain View Chamber of Commerce picks new CEO

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has selected former tech executive Peter Katz as its new CEO. Katz replaces Bruce Humphrey,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Local history check, on Jan 19, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 4593 Views

ELECTIONS

Bernie Sanders leads polling for California presidential primary

Three Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:36 pm | 17 comments | 5675 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish

Construction projects aimed at providing flood protection to thousands of Mountain View properties is over budget and more...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 18, 2020 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 5973 Views

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Mountain View rent control, school bonds on March ballot

City Council-backed changes to rent control and local school bond measures and a parcel tax will all be on the March primary...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:59 am | 26 comments | 11341 Views

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Two Mountain View auto burglary suspects nabbed while making a getaway

Two Mountain View residents were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen burglarizing vehicles and stealing a package...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 16, 2020 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 5628 Views

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New Planned Parenthood clinic opens in Mountain View

Mountain View's Planned Parenthood clinic, which shuttered last year to make way for a redevelopment project, has finally...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by David B. Karpf, MD, on Jan 16, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 6353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State bill faces uphill battle to add peer support to mental health care

New state legislation proposed last week could broaden the roster of mental health workers throughout California, but it...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 5549 Views

RESTAURANTS

Zume Pizza lays off 172 workers in Mountain View

Zume Pizza, the Mountain View startup premised on pizza-baking robots, announced this week it was terminating most of its...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by DC, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 18 comments | 21556 Views

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Letters to the editor: Headcount tax, San Antonio school, tall projects

Recent letters to the editor on Mountain View's headcount tax, the proposed new school at San Antonio shopping center and...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4968 Views
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