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Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 4 comments | 11921 Views

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Sunnyvale man arrested for allegedly raping Mountain View woman four times

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week for allegedly raping a Mountain View woman multiple times last year, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 11915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties start granting waivers to schools and districts

Two schools and three public districts in Santa Clara County and 14 elementary schools in San Mateo County have been approved...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 7, 2020 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 11911 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 54 comments | 11910 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 11907 Views

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MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 11904 Views

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Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 11901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 11887 Views

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Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots

It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by ProSensibleTransit, on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments | 11887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 37 comments | 11886 Views

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Switching gears, LASD seeks to condemn Federal Realty site

Los Altos School District officials announced last week that they plan to use eminent domain to acquire land located on the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Acronym Explainer, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 53 comments | 11881 Views

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New MV homes fetch huge prices

Newly built townhomes going on sale in Mountain View's South Whisman area are being snapped up by eager buyers -- and often...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2018
Last comment by Howard, on Feb 17, 2018 at 8:35 pm | 16 comments | 11879 Views

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Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 11873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 11868 Views

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MV Walmart worker speaks out about low wages

News of President Obama's visit to Mountain View's Walmart Friday prompted an employee of the store to speak up about not...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 49 comments | 11861 Views

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Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 65 comments | 11851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View mom dies in SoCal car crash

The victims of a horrific car crash last weekend in Santa Barbara County included a young woman from Mountain View, Kelly...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by Eric Wright, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 11845 Views

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Pedestrian killed in crosswalk was Los Altos engineer

Robert Schwehr had dropped off his car at the Mountain View Costco's tire center and was walking across the street when he...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Jacobs, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 11841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 11825 Views
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