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ELECTIONS

Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by A senior Veteran, on Jun 29, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by It wasn't pulled, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 1106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:26 am | 38 comments | 8126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Phasing in North Bayshore housing surge

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night will take a fresh look at plans to build out housing in the city's North...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Welcome, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:31 am | 28 comments | 2937 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council rejects downtown hotel plan

Mountain View leaders on Tuesday pulled the plug on negotiations to sell or lease a downtown park so it could be redeveloped...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Uncommon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:53 am | 12 comments | 3423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek help in solving 16-year-old cold case homicide

Palo Alto police are looking for the public's help in their investigation on the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Maria Hsiao...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 6 comments | 1581 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand jury: districts make tax exemptions tough to get

School district in Santa Clara County pass parcel tax with the promise of exemptions, but some districts make it tough to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bringing astronomy down to earth

For the last 45 years, astronomy professor Andrew Fraknoi has made it his mission to translate groundbreaking astronomical...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Student of Professor Fraknoi, on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 4 comments | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Visitor, on Jun 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school board OKs housing allowance for teachers

Calling it much-needed relief for teachers struggling with the high cost of living in the Bay Area, Bullis Charter School's...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Good job BCS, on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 41 comments | 5482 Views

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New Monta Loma Safeway opening June 18

A new Safeway supermarket will be opening for business this Sunday, June 18, at the Monta Loma Plaza space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hungry Stopper, on Jun 26, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 32 comments | 5102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for carjacking suspect who fired a gunshot

Mountain View police are looking for a man suspected of firing a gun at a liquor store and later carjacking a Honda CR-Z...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 2935 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: School districts' tax-exemption flaws are fixable

Most school districts that ask voters to approve parcel taxes to help fund their educational programs promise senior citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school districts boost funding for mental health services

With little discussion and no opposition, two Mountain View school districts and the city of Mountain View all separately...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jun 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 37 comments | 5064 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by CheatHacker, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 3336 Views

MOVIES

Monta Loma laptop drive for needy students

A tech-centric club that teaches coding at Monta Loma Elementary launched a used laptop drive this week. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Bridge School Benefit concert canceled

Citing personal reasons, Neil and Pegi Young announced this week they were calling off the Bridge School Benefit Concert...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2521 Views
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