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Landlord defends home invasion eviction attempt

A Mountain View landlord who was arrested on suspicion of coordinating a brazen burglary against a family staying at an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gov. Newsom rolls out state website with natural disaster, power shutoff info

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the launch of a new website at response.ca.gov that gathers information on a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2019
Last comment by Sal, on Oct 29, 2019 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

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Santa Clara County DA declines to prosecute Mountain View man arrested in motel rape case

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, citing a lack of evidence, declined to press criminal charges against...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 4304 Views

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City weighs school fees on new housing projects

The Mountain View City Council last Tuesday night grappled with a difficult balancing act between encouraging more housing...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by School problem, on Oct 28, 2019 at 6:36 am | 13 comments | 2167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school test scores rise, but some students fall behind

Most public schools across Mountain View saw modest gains in test scores this year, with some making huge strides in student...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by What Stinks in the D.O., on Oct 27, 2019 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 2973 Views

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Letters to the editor: RV ban, Ludwig's delays and climate change

Recent letters to the editor on the RV ban, public notices, delays in opening Ludwig's, Permanente Creek flood basins and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, on Oct 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm | 22 comments | 2076 Views

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Reveling in reverb: Concert celebrates rich history of Bay Area surf music

Every Saturday night when the clock strikes 8 p.m., the Bay Area radio waves are drenched with a torrent of heavy reverberating...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2019
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ELECTIONS

Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto, Mountain View this weekend

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will meet with community members and discuss their concerns and questions at "sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Edward Davis, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 1862 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves RV ban, homeless advocates to launch voter referendum to overturn it

The Mountain View City Council took a final vote Tuesday to enact a sweeping law prohibiting oversized vehicles from parking...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Huh, on Oct 27, 2019 at 1:09 am | 61 comments | 7594 Views

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City looks to tweak developer fees for park space

Mountain View city officials will begin brainstorming ways to rework how they calculate park fees on new development. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by User, on Oct 26, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1397 Views

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Council subcommittee punts on how high to raise Mountain View's rent control limit

As a City Council subcommittee prepares a package of changes to the city's rent control law to go before voters, its members...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 26, 2019 at 5:23 pm | 9 comments | 1972 Views

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Facebook announces $1 billion investment package to bolster affordable housing

Facebook, the social media behemoth based in Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it plans to invest $1 billion over the next...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 24, 2019 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter drops enrollment preference while blasting Los Altos district for divisiveness

Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 23, 2019 at 6:52 pm | 33 comments | 4011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Atherton couple pleads guilty in college-admissions scam

The former CEO of a Palo Alto venture-capital firm and his wife changed their pleas to guilty on Monday in the largest college-admissions...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:32 am | 2 comments | 1009 Views

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Landlord defends home invasion eviction attempt

A Mountain View landlord who was arrested on suspicion of coordinating a brazen burglary against a family staying at an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 2519 Views

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Guest opinion: What kind of a community are we?

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 18 issue, former Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel writes about why he believes the oversized...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by MVConcernedCitizen, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 2510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At long last, Midpeninsula will have a mental health center where teens can walk in for help  

A yearslong effort to open a first-of-its-kind youth mental health center in Palo Alto reached a major milestone on Tuesday:...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

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Burglary call leads police to Mountain View mail theft suspects

A pair of San Jose residents were arrested over the weekend after they were found in possession of counterfeit money and...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Oct 22, 2019 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2181 Views

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A scientific star, SOFIA research jet visits NASA Ames

The SOFIA air observatory is making a rare visit to Moffett Field to mark the 80th anniversary of the NASA Ames Research...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by Hermit, on Oct 22, 2019 at 2:04 am | 4 comments | 2303 Views

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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 21, 2019 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1837 Views
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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