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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by dk, on Apr 9, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 11 comments | 4381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 9, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 35 comments | 3580 Views

ELECTIONS

Final five picked for MV rent control committee

After months of screening candidates, Mountain View City Council members have finally landed on their picks for the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Bravo, on Apr 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2419 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Vote yes on Measure B

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District should be receiving ballots this week to decide whether district property...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big donations kick off Measure B campaign

The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson , on Apr 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 51 comments | 3699 Views

ELECTIONS

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed-rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Just think, all the billions, on Apr 7, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 9 comments | 2239 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge OKs roll-out of rent control in Mountain View

In a move with huge ramifications for Mountain View, a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday declined an injunction request...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 40 comments | 14267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No room in popular MV Whisman schools ... again

Hundreds of Mountain View families have grabbed a ticket and staked out a place in line, hoping for a spot in one of the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by @Just trying to learn what the facts are, on Apr 6, 2017 at 3:10 pm | 143 comments | 7698 Views

OTHER ISSUES

April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer of U.S. teens,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1440 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Housing first works!, on Apr 6, 2017 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2942 Views

SPORTS

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception

A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by marknn, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:12 am | 81 comments | 10243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing baby taken by father

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing baby who was taken by her father Tuesday in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by bonkers, on Apr 5, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 11 comments | 3585 Views

ELECTIONS

No decision yet in Measure V lawsuit

After hearing arguments from both sides Tuesday morning, Superior Court Judge William Elfving indicated he wouldn't issue...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 2817 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crab season gets cooking

After last year's unprecedented shutdown of the Bay Area Dungeness crab season due to a toxic algae bloom, fishermen, chefs...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randybeefe, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:03 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowd chases indecent exposure suspect

A Redwood City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the parking lot of an Orchard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Alexandra, on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 3703 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Earth Day - April 22 climate change documentary: "Before the Flood"

Earth Day (April 22) screening of the acclaimed National Geographic/Leonardo di Caprio documentary Before the Flood on the...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Apr. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Few opt to build companion units

A new state mandate would drastically alter Mountain View's rules for companion units, in some cases allowing homeowners...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by sprinkler nerd, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 25 comments | 4832 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose man arrested on false imprisonment charges

Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to keep a woman from leaving a hotel room. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2214 Views

ELECTIONS

German school expansion plans in jeopardy

The former site of Whisman Elementary has turned into a thriving center of multicultural education over the years, after...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 2918 Views
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