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Millions more considered at risk under new blood pressure guidelines

High blood pressure is one of the most prevalent health problems in the United States, and it now affects nearly half of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by NP, on Dec 15, 2017 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 4676 Views

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Mountain View firefighters battle Thomas Fire

Ten Mountain View firefighters are battling major fires in Southern California that have burned through hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by bob, on Dec 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Councilman reverses stance on historic buildings

A controversial downtown office proposal to replace two restaurants in adjacent historic buildings was dealt a severe setback...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Big Picture, on Dec 14, 2017 at 10:10 am | 33 comments | 3878 Views

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City must extend rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's rent control protections must be expanded to include the city's mobile homes, according to attorneys working...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Repeal Rent Control, on Dec 14, 2017 at 9:52 am | 12 comments | 4065 Views

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Fifth Spare the Air alert

A fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Rockin' Bobby B., on Dec 13, 2017 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to sell density rights to fund new school

The Los Altos School District has been quietly laying the groundwork to shift nearly 600,000 square feet of development in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impact on neighborhoods, on Dec 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 2925 Views

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Council backs plans to replace historic restaurants with offices

A proposed four-story office project at 938 Villa St. emerged the winner at the Nov. 28 meeting despite treading through...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:27 am | 74 comments | 5520 Views

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Middle schools plan a schedule shake-up

More than 1,500 students in the Mountain View Whisman School District could see their schedules radically change next year,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Vouchers for poor families only, on Dec 11, 2017 at 7:21 pm | 13 comments | 1949 Views

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Saturday: Day of the Horse festivities in Woodside

Woodside's annual public celebration of its equestrian heritage -- the Day of the Horse -- takes place Saturday, Oct. 14,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by Pokey, on Dec 11, 2017 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 878 Views

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CHAC faces rising mental health needs

For more than four decades, the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) has played a critical role in Mountain View by...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Trudy Palmer , on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1910 Views

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County office of education wins state award

The Santa Clara County Office of Education has won a Golden Bell Award, a statewide honor bestowed by the California School...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by NVentum, LLC., on Dec 9, 2017 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1106 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Make new campus a neighborhood school Read the full story here https://mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/12/01/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Stalling Tactic, on Dec 8, 2017 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 583 Views

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Serial package thief sought

Several North Whisman residents are reporting a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood over the last week. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by I wonder..., on Dec 8, 2017 at 10:14 am | 10 comments | 2165 Views

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Mountain View loses its downtown visionary

Mountain View's celebrated downtown dining promenade is largely credited to former City Manager Bruce Liedstrand's vision...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2017
Last comment by Mary Grizzle, on Dec 7, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 4216 Views

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Brock Turner files appeal

A year and a half after a jury found Brock Turner guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 7, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 5 comments | 1811 Views

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Dazzling production, dated stereotypes

From a purely technical perspective, TheatreWorks puts on a fantastic show. But for all of its merits from the technical...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by m2grs, on Dec 7, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 1226 Views

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City Council puts temporary ban on retail marijuana

Mountain View City Council members unanimously agreed Tuesday night to put the brakes on marijuana retailers opening up in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 7, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 12 comments | 2281 Views

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That holiday glow

Cold weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm of revelers at Monday night's Community Tree-lighting. Downtown Mountain View was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 6, 2017 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

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Police set to ramp up traffic enforcement

The Mountain View Police Department is gearing up for a big traffic safety push after receiving $115,000 in grant money. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by property tax payer, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 36 comments | 2989 Views

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Pedestrian Bridge to no sidewalks.

I tried walking across the advertised pedestrian bridge to Mountain View from Palo Alto this morning since it was a day...

Original post made by Palo Alto Walker on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Darin, on Dec 6, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 259 Views
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