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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hate crime charges dropped against Mountain View Whisman employee, but misdemeanor DUI, hit-and-run and battery charges remain

A Mountain View Whisman School District employee who was put on paid leave in August following a hit and run arrest has been...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 1096 Views

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Chronic PG&E power outages spoil Thanksgiving for Mountain View residents

A lengthy two-day power outage dashed Thanksgiving plans for residents living along Yorkton Drive in Mountain View last week,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by quiet_resident, on Dec 1, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 3629 Views

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Holmes testifies that Balwani ordered her to 'become a new Elizabeth' or risk failure

On her fourth day on the witness stand on Monday, Elizabeth Holmes described a yearslong abusive relationship with her business...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 30, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

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Air forecast moderate all week

The air quality in the Bay Area is expected to be moderate through Thursday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2021 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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Graham student bicyclist involved in collision with vehicle last week

A Graham Middle School student was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries after colliding with a vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Nov 29, 2021 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 2025 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build

Mountain View's largest development proposal to construct 7,000 new homes alongside 3 million square feet of offices is expected...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 29, 2021 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 12992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in STEM, California is working to change the way its schools teach math. But the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 29, 2021 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1502 Views

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Tenants will be moving into Mountain View's new affordable housing project this week

Wet paint, heavy equipment and exposed wiring still fill the new housing development at 950 W. El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 24 comments | 6884 Views

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Mountain View bans plastic food ware for all restaurants starting in 2023

Plastic cups, straws and cutlery will soon vanish from every restaurant, fast food joint and coffee and tea shop in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Leticia Winslow, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 6378 Views

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Feral cats in Mountain View's North Bayshore prompt surge of complaints, raising tough questions about cat colonies

Silicon Valley is home to thousands of stray and feral cats that freely roam creeks, parks and trails. And in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 21710 Views

ELECTIONS

Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Burlingame City Council member Emily Beach announced Monday that she will run for Congress, joining the race to fill a seat...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Mary Peck, on Nov 25, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 1979 Views

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A 'mythical bridge' no more: Palo Alto's new bike overpass is now open

A new overpass in Palo Alto that will provide yearround access to the Baylands, the new Adobe Reach trail and other outdoor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Nov 22, 2021 at 10:03 pm | 6 comments | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandemic-induced enrollment plunge persists for second year at local public schools

As the pandemic drags on into a second year, enrollment is still down at local schools, an Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly data...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 21, 2021 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 4169 Views

ELECTIONS

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. today to announce his...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarlick, on Nov 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2129 Views

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Elizabeth Holmes trial: Final prosecution witnesses describe misleading statements

An Arizona dentist about to leave the country for two years of missionary work in 2015 had to be tested four times for prostate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Nov 19, 2021 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County supervisors pick new boundaries for future elections

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with new boundaries for the county's five supervisorial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 2750 Views

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Pets in Need Executive Director Al Mollica to resign

Al Mollica, the executive director of beleaguered animal advocacy organization Pets in Need, will resign, the nonprofit confirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 18, 2021 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2034 Views

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Judge declines to block Mountain View's RV parking ban from taking effect

A U.S. district court judge declined to place an injunction on Mountain View's RV parking ban, allowing enforcement to proceed...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2021
Last comment by Rouel - Urban Living, on Nov 18, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 14 comments | 5906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bubb, Monta Loma elementary schools hit with offensive graffiti

Offensive and antisemitic graffiti has been found at two Mountain View elementary schools in recent weeks. Other local schools...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 4046 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pets in Need cuts contract with Palo Alto, alleging city's 'egregious failure'

Pets in Need, the city of Palo Alto's animal services contractor, announced in a fiery letter that it is ending its contract...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Louis, on Nov 17, 2021 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2781 Views
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