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OTHER ISSUES

Public's help sought for blood shortage

A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Ex-donor, on Sep 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 8 comments | 1316 Views

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Warning: Weekend may be a scorcher

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday through Monday, with temperatures predicted...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Tissue dispenser, on Sep 3, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 2191 Views

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North Korea threat hangs over Mattis visit

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Mountain View on Thursday intending to highlight the development of new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 3, 2017 at 10:14 am | 53 comments | 3330 Views

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Watchdog group finds neo-Nazi activity in Mountain View

Mountain View residents and elected officials gave a strong rebuke to white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Sep 2, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 20 comments | 5192 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View takes a stand

For the second time in as many weeks, hundreds gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday for a peaceful demonstration celebrating...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 20 comments | 2723 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 4723 Views

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Lawsuit blocks spending of Measure B funds

Santa Clara County's new Measure B sales tax has already collected tens of millions of dollars for a multitude of transportation...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by VTA = Bad, on Sep 1, 2017 at 3:00 am | 8 comments | 3052 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sets aside $1.4M for MV homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed this week to pour $1.4 million into financing a 50-person cold weather...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1777 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 6469 Views

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A colorful new career

Artist Caroline Mustard moved to Mountain View to retire, but that was before her son gave her an iPad. Five years later,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Anne Rutherdale, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 4154 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County launches new immigrant support network

Santa Clara County officials announced the launch of a new network Wednesday that provides support services for undocumented...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Legal American, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 8 comments | 1634 Views

ELECTIONS

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto res, on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 51 comments | 3788 Views

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Three injured in three-car crash on El Camino

Three people were hospitalized, including one woman with serious injuries, following a three-car collision on on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Observer of patterns, on Aug 31, 2017 at 10:12 am | 21 comments | 5259 Views

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Thursday: Firefighters fundraising relay on El Camino Real

Traffic crossing El Camino Real may be delayed during the day on Thursday (Aug. 31) as Peninsula firefighters participate...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Aug 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge tentatively rules in favor of Recall Persky campaign

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky won a legal victory on Monday afternoon, when a retired...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:46 pm | 5 comments | 1264 Views

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Water district declares emergency for Stevens Creek Trail

Santa Clara Valley Water District officials are taking swift action to control worsening erosion along Stevens Creek Trail. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by Otis Gulati, on Aug 30, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 31 comments | 5893 Views

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Star-crossed lovers

In Nick Payne's "Constellations," receiving its regional premiere with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the world (or worlds,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Theatregoer, on Aug 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

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Santa Clara County stands up for net neutrality

Santa Clara County took a stance on defending the free internet under a resolution approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Aug 30, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: swift action needed for North Bayshore schools

Mountain View Whisman School District board members agreed last week that it's time to get serious about Mountain View's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by @ City Council, on Aug 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher brings Bubb community together

For more than a decade, Bubb Elementary School teacher David Franklin has fostered a teaching style that knows no bounds. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by public policy, on Aug 29, 2017 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2811 Views
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