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Council backs plan for pot shops in Mountain View

Calling it a sensible approach to a drug that's legal and widely accepted in the Bay Area, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Humble observer, 2 hours ago | 28 comments | 2715 Views

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City prepares ambitious affordable-housing package

Mountain View's City Council signaled support for a new aggressive campaign to promote housing growth that would require...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Looking in the wrong place, 3 hours ago | 16 comments | 1353 Views

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Blockbuster housing bills headed for passage

Last week marked the end of California's legislative session, and lawmakers approved some landmark housing bills that are...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Less homework, less stress for MVLA students

Thousands of teens at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools say they have benefited from a new homework policy aimed at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 4099 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by LOL, 4 hours ago | 29 comments | 5663 Views

MOVIES

Health advisers help ease Medicare confusion

Dec. 7 marks the end of Medicare's annual fall election period and the only time most seniors can make changes to their health...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by DavidGof, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 2297 Views

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Graham parents complain about daily traffic jam

Back in 2012, a trio of students hit by vehicles near Graham Middle School spurred parents and school officials to push the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by StopMtnView, 15 hours ago | 15 comments | 576 Views

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Local teens pitch in for Hurricane Harvey relief

Most of the floodwater has receded from Houston after Hurricane Harvey made landfall late last month, dumping close to 50...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impressive, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 759 Views

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School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Anita B., 23 hours ago | 4 comments | 1444 Views

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Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by @Randy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 29 comments | 1716 Views

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Teen organizes wellness conference

A Los Altos High School senior is organizing a free wellness conference this month to bring together teenagers to discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Nadia, on Sep 20, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1067 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by A. Noid, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:47 am | 34 comments | 8765 Views

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Woman arrested for alleged attack on concert security

A San Jose woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly punched a security officer during the Florida Georgia Line concert...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Be Sensible, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1621 Views

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City OKs study on innovative transit line

After kicking the tires for a few years, Mountain View city leaders are now laying down money for what some might call a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain New, on Sep 20, 2017 at 5:59 am | 52 comments | 8770 Views

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El Camino Hospital unveils price calculator

El Camino Hospital has launched an online price estimator tool aimed at improving quality and cost transparency for its patients,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Better than before, on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

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Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Bay Area politicians and immigrant advocacy groups sharply condemned a decision by President Donald Trump's administration...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Sep 18, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 69 comments | 4702 Views

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Autumn-like weather expected this week

Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 18, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get another big raise

Teachers in the Mountain View Whisman School District scored a hefty salary increase for the fourth year in a row Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on Sep 17, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 13 comments | 4504 Views

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Mountain View adopts ACLU 'Freedom City' policies

Hoping to assuage lingering fears in the immigrant community, the Mountain View City Council took a new step to reassure...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Sep 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 1488 Views

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Parents call for Friday night lights

When it comes to football at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools, light is always in short supply. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 17, 2017 at 9:32 am | 36 comments | 2322 Views
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