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AROUND TOWN

Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 18 comments | 7180 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April

Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 2723 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trump cuts spell trouble for local housing

Calling an affordable-housing project a "miracle" sounds trite, but the term now seems apt for a new 67-unit apartment project...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 3010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reinforcements join fight over rent control

Both sides in the courtroom battle over Mountain View's Measure V rent-control law could be getting some extra muscle. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 23, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 21 comments | 4514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18

The 18th annual Run For Zimbabwe will be hosted at St. Joseph school, 1120 Miramonte Ave. in Mountain View, on Sunday, Mar....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by RPCV, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 2629 Views

ELECTIONS

Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by robyn, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 3211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bystanders stop phone theft suspect

A transient woman who allegedly robbed someone of their phone last week was arrested after bystanders chased down the suspect...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Mar 22, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @ Loser, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 6570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district's champion of minority students set to retire

After almost half a century working in Mountain View's education system, Associate Superintendent Brigitte Sarraf announced...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Contrast, on Mar 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight new rental-committee candidates apply

Mountain View City Council members now have a stack of new candidates for the city's Rental Housing Committee to choose from,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ah Agahst, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More fireworks in the Mountain View Whisman boardroom

Things got ugly at the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meeting, when a tense argument between trustee Steve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Abigail, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 17 comments | 3771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three storms to bring rain, cool temperatures this week

Three storm systems moving over the Bay Area will bring rain and cooler temperatures this week to much of the region, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five suspects nabbed after downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run

A manhunt for suspects in a downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run concluded early Friday evening at a Waverley Street shed, where...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman wants to reform Prop 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Prop13stuff, on Mar 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 66 comments | 4981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang sweep leads to 15 arrests

Fifteen people were arrested across Santa Clara County last week as part of a gang task force co-sponsored by the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by AntiTroll, on Mar 19, 2017 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 4133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officer injured when suspect hits police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a police car Thursday night after he attempted to evade arrest at an In-N-Out Burger parking...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by AK, on Mar 17, 2017 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto burglary suspect crashes into police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a Mountain View police car while trying to escape arrest on Thursday night. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Start-up Quixey closes its Mountain View office

Despite ample investment money, the downtown Mountain View start-up Quixey is reportedly closing its doors. In recent days...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Rocks, on Mar 16, 2017 at 7:20 pm | 12 comments | 12957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The math doesn't add up with failed program

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District have abandoned its pilot math program for sixth-graders midway through the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for tech rally against federal policies

Hundreds of Silicon Valley workers and supporters rallied against the Trump administration's policies on immigrants, health...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2177 Views
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