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OTHER ISSUES

MV firefighters battle North Bay wildfires

Mountain View firefighters left early Monday morning to aid in a statewide effort to control massive wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by Better Ready Than Sorry, on Oct 11, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 4 comments | 1365 Views

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Mountain View man arrested on attempted murder charges

Police arrested a 26-year-old Mountain View man early Monday morning on a slew of charges including attempted murder after...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jose, on Oct 11, 2017 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local group fights to protect immigrant rights

Fear and anxiety spread among the local immigrant community last week after federal immigration officials conducted a nationwide...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Oct 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 2781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New ideas to bring bike-sharing back to Mountain View

Last year, by just one vote, the City Council decided to let the Bike Share program die off rather than pay $1.1 million...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Blushing Borrower, on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 3392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google relents on bid for more offices in North Bayshore

Google officials are now backpedaling on their demands to the council last week for more office space as a condition for...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 22 comments | 3335 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @Retired man, on Oct 6, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 1529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-schoolers march for DACA

Cheers erupted from a group of Graham Middle School students and teachers as they marched through downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 6, 2017 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 2719 Views

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Google relents on bid for more office space

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== This week, Google officials backpedaled on demands for more office space...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 2116 Views

RESTAURANTS

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Randa , on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 4420 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Eric Comerford , on Oct 5, 2017 at 9:12 am | 228 comments | 78116 Views

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Caregiver takes plea deal in elder sex assault case

An in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1957 Views

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Two arrested in ICE raid in Mountain View

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested two people in Mountain View as part of a Bay Area sweep focused...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 5041 Views

ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by neftegazagent@yahoo.com, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2734 Views

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Google throws uncertainty into North Bayshore housing plans

At a grueling Tuesday night meeting on North Bayshore, Google officials warned that their celebrated plans to build 9,850...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 69 comments | 10560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board supports limits on open enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is drafting a team of parents and faculty members to take on some of the biggest...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Old-Timer, on Oct 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 46 comments | 4218 Views

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Dying to take a stand

Christine Welter strikes a somber pose as part of a "die-in" demonstration on Castro Street in front of the Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by clean streets, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:02 am | 4 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district struggles to keep special ed staff

Hundreds of California school districts are grappling with an ever-worsening shortage of special education teachers. But...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 8645 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 The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 38 comments | 3238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1679 Views
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