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City budget holds big payday for employees

The big theme of Mountain View's $125 million budget is the city is due to get a huge windfall -- and officials have already...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 17 comments | 2974 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 5133 Views

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Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 10, 2017 at 8:50 am | 25 comments | 3488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Far fewer girls enrolled in advanced math

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are taking a closer look at what could be causing fewer girls to sign up...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 8, 2017 at 12:15 pm | 26 comments | 3336 Views

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Cautious high school district holds on to reserves

Despite talk of launching expensive new programs and spending down reserves earlier this year, the Mountain View-Los Altos...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Good Perspective, on Jul 8, 2017 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views

ELECTIONS

Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 7, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 12 comments | 587 Views

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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 Shoreline, on Jul 6, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 13 comments | 14181 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys MV townhouse this morning

An electric coffee-roaster may have sparked a two-alarm structure fire in Mountain View on Wednesday morning that ended up...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by SukwinderDixit, on Jul 6, 2017 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 3769 Views

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Los Altos acupuncturist charged with insurance fraud

A Los Altos acupuncturist has been charged with fraudulently billing insurance companies for treatments that he never gave,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2236 Views

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Wildfire near Shoreline Park under investigation

Firefighters raced to Mountain View's baylands on Sunday afternoon to put out a grass fire that was quickly spreading in...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Culprit, on Jul 4, 2017 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 2390 Views

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Equipment failure blamed for MV power outage

An equipment failure caused a power outage Sunday evening for 3,185 PG&E electric customers in the Mountain View area, PG&E...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jul 3, 2017 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 1918 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Modular homes coming to Mountain View?

It might be a glimpse of the future of Bay Area housing -- rows and rows of pre-built, easily assembled homes, each perhaps...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by David B. Karpf, MD, on Jul 2, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 9 comments | 4044 Views

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Motorcyclist evading police dies in crash

A man driving a stolen motorcycle died after the motorcycle hit a tree in Mountain View early Saturday morning, a police...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3467 Views

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Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More deficit spending for MV Whisman school district

In an effort to spend down bloated reserves and help the students who need it most, the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 7 comments | 2000 Views

ELECTIONS

Calls for North Bayshore housing cap sparks concern

Are Mountain View leaders scaling back their ambitious roadmap for housing in North Bayshore? Plenty of public speakers...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Laura H, on Jul 1, 2017 at 11:15 am | 25 comments | 3540 Views

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Suspect in 2008 MV slayings arrested in Sacramento

A man previously linked to a 2008 double-homicide in Mountain View was arrested in Sacramento County this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by d man, on Jun 30, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 2091 Views

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High school district seeks vacant city land

Faced with little room for enrollment growth, Mountain View-Los Altos High School District officials say a vacant city-owned...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Golden City, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 2644 Views

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Tonight: Mountain View meeting on Caltrain fare proposals

Caltrain commuters have an opportunity to speak out about proposed pricing changes for trips and parking spots at a public...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by commuter, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 1888 Views

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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 | 2854 Views
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