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Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Visitor, on Jun 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school board OKs housing allowance for teachers

Calling it much-needed relief for teachers struggling with the high cost of living in the Bay Area, Bullis Charter School's...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Good job BCS, on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

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Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 41 comments | 5531 Views

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New Monta Loma Safeway opening June 18

A new Safeway supermarket will be opening for business this Sunday, June 18, at the Monta Loma Plaza space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hungry Stopper, on Jun 26, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 32 comments | 5134 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for carjacking suspect who fired a gunshot

Mountain View police are looking for a man suspected of firing a gun at a liquor store and later carjacking a Honda CR-Z...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 2967 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: School districts' tax-exemption flaws are fixable

Most school districts that ask voters to approve parcel taxes to help fund their educational programs promise senior citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school districts boost funding for mental health services

With little discussion and no opposition, two Mountain View school districts and the city of Mountain View all separately...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jun 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 37 comments | 5112 Views

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What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3794 Views

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Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by CheatHacker, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 3354 Views

MOVIES

Monta Loma laptop drive for needy students

A tech-centric club that teaches coding at Monta Loma Elementary launched a used laptop drive this week. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
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Bridge School Benefit concert canceled

Citing personal reasons, Neil and Pegi Young announced this week they were calling off the Bridge School Benefit Concert...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2578 Views

ELECTIONS

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by omvmyr, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1552 Views

ELECTIONS

Startups push to preserve net neutrality

Mountain View's tech startups are girding themselves for a big political fight over the data vital to their businesses. Smaller...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Only money is heard, on Jun 23, 2017 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2473 Views

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Former Army housing site eyed for North Bayshore school

Like manna from heaven, a school campus-sized site may have opened up in North Bayshore to serve the thousands of new households...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 23, 2017 at 9:20 am | 10 comments | 2583 Views

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Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bill Wares Niece, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 25 comments | 15231 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eight arrested at Brad Paisley concert

Mountain View police arrested eight people at the Brad Paisley country concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre over the weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 11 comments | 2340 Views

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Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Jeff T, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 6066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on Jun 20, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy hits pause on dissolving Moffett RAB

Following pushback from local residents and political leaders, U.S. Navy officials announced Friday they would hold off on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views
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