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All-clear given at courthouse, clinic following bomb threat

About 60 people were evacuated from two buildings on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat at the Palo Alto Courthouse, a Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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Tuesday: Council weighs moving or tearing down Chez TJ, Tied House buildings

On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is set to discuss what to do with two historic Villa Street restaurants...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by ZDee, on Jun 14, 2017 at 4:28 pm | 24 comments | 4074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council mulls new transit system

Plans for a new transit system to link Mountain View's North Bayshore to downtown received a fresh look by city officials...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by WTF?, on Jun 14, 2017 at 9:58 am | 12 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rogue drone causes downtown power outage

Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who crashed a drone into a high-voltage wire last night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Night walking hippie, on Jun 14, 2017 at 8:55 am | 19 comments | 4643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The philanthropist pauper

After living on the streets of Mountain View for 35 years, on his deathbed Edward Hamm devoted his life savings to creating...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 6441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school's engineering pioneer retires

Phil Wiechec, the Mountain View High School teacher responsible for creating and teaching the school's tech-centric engineering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by Steven Grubb, on Jun 13, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by @ Taxpayer, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 64 comments | 5023 Views

ELECTIONS

Final vote Thursday on school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District inched forward in its years-long effort to redraw school attendance boundaries. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by SAATFmember, on Jun 13, 2017 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 3267 Views

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City tries to unravel tangle of demands on transit hub

Mountain View leaders intend to pursue a dramatic upgrade of the downtown transit center over the next five years -- if they...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:42 am | 16 comments | 3745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More help for struggling students

For some students in Mountain View's high schools, just getting out of bed and going to class seems like an insurmountable...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mel, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:21 am | 10 comments | 3304 Views

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City debuts new Stevens Creek trail detour

On Friday morning, city leaders and bike enthusiasts gathered at the Stevens Creek Trail to formally open a new detour around...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 12, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 2055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets limit on increases

On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2017 at 4:01 am | 31 comments | 3505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill to offer free tuition to first-generation students

Local students who are on track to become the first in their families to graduate from high school can get a jumpstart on...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Stan, on Jun 11, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

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Man arrested for alleged intent to kill doctors

A 58-year-old Central Valley man was arrested last week after driving from his home in Visalia to the Bay Area with the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 11, 2017 at 8:25 am | 13 comments | 1970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County files opposition to Trump administration's request to lift injunction

Santa Clara County filed an opposition to President Donald Trump administration's May 22 request to lift a preliminary injunction...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Really, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:48 am | 12 comments | 1344 Views

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Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 8, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 42 comments | 12564 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Dump local liars, on Jun 8, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 8 comments | 3199 Views

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Eight arrests at Dead and Company concert

Mountain View police made a total of eight drug- and alcohol-related arrests in and around Shoreline Amphitheatre over the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by LorenR, on Jun 8, 2017 at 10:04 am | 10 comments | 21572 Views

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German school preps for scaled-back expansion

The German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) has plans to add much-needed classroom space for its middle school...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
Last comment by Neighbr jayne, on Jun 7, 2017 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

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Into the great unknown

For some of Mountain View High School's grads, it was just a piece of paper; for others, it's their passport to a whole new...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by zap, on Jun 7, 2017 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1648 Views
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