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Santa Clara County extends eviction moratorium through September

Facing the threat of mass displacement, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a ban...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm | 11 comments | 9420 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fogging for West Nile virus

The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is scheduled to do a mosquito fogging treatment on Tuesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 27, 2014 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 9419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car-dwelling homeless inspire church copycats

Their apartment was just a short drive away, but on Friday evening Steve and Teresa Peters decided not to go home. They packed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by @Rex Manor, on Mar 15, 2016 at 1:00 am | 33 comments | 9417 Views

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Council goes big on housing for Terra Bella

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that the industrial Terra Bella region of Mountain View is ripe for...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Speak to them, on Nov 28, 2018 at 1:57 pm | 40 comments | 9416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 102 comments | 9413 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 9410 Views

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A pandemic on the rise: Charts reveal how virus has spread at different rates in two counties

Through a series of charts, track how the coronavirus has infected and killed people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Gilroy Runner, on Apr 5, 2020 at 7:58 am | 12 comments | 9410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 9404 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 9404 Views

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The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 9404 Views

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Mountain View committee to weigh safe parking rules for RVs

The city of Mountain View may see some headway on its rollout of a safe parking program this Wednesday, Sept. 4, when the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 9400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board taps Khan Academy in SAT overhaul

A local web-based education company is at the center of number of major changes planned for the SAT. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Captain James T. Kirk, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 9397 Views

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Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 9395 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 9395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District applies for a waiver to reopen schools early

The Los Altos School District is seeking to reopen its schools for in-person instruction early, filing for a waiver that...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Sep 1, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 9393 Views

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Sobrato pitches North Bayshore housing project

Mountain View city planners are more than a year away from figuring out how to transform the North Bayshore tech hub into...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 9393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 36 comments | 9388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino bus-lane trial wins committee's backing

A controversial proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real gained a major boost Wednesday when a committee...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2015
Last comment by BRT Definition, on Dec 28, 2015 at 10:08 pm | 77 comments | 9388 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates join the race for Mountain View Whisman school board

The race for the Mountain View Whisman school board is heating up this week, with two new candidates vying to lead the school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Jul 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 14 comments | 9385 Views

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The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 9385 Views
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