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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Space science soars at Mountain View High

After students cleared out of Mountain View High School for summer break, physics teacher Steve Widmark rolled up his sleeves...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Mrs. Myjer, on Aug 20, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 3823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home front: Mountain View, 94043; save the date

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including Midpeninsula zip codes ranking in the top 10 toughest places...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2017 at 7:32 am | 8 comments | 1554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Launching rent control has hefty price tag

Rent control is touted as a way to clamp down on housing expenses, but in at least one regard it's fast becoming a money...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Chuck, on Aug 19, 2017 at 11:42 am | 40 comments | 5934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ruling temporarily halts campaign to recall Brock Turner judge

The effort to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky has been temporarily halted, with a judge approving a restraining...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 19, 2017 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1756 Views

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East Bay men arrested following chaotic robbery attempt

Mountain View police arrested two men on Google's campus Tuesday afternoon after a bizarre robbery attempt where the suspects...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Waldo, on Aug 18, 2017 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3100 Views

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Guest opinion: Rental committee member clarifies meeting actions

I would like to clarify some of the issues raised in your recent article, "Rent committee pursues landlord-friendly policy"(<I>Voice</I></B>,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Aug 17, 2017 at 3:54 pm | 17 comments | 775 Views

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Dueling rallies at Google this weekend

The deadly clashes between alt-right demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlotteville, Virginia have shaken the nation,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 19 comments | 8801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vote tonight on new health care district board member

The El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors is scheduled tonight to consider appointing one of 13 applicants to...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jaz, on Aug 16, 2017 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Rent control rumored to be driving apartment sales

Mountain View's rent-control program has already survived political and legal trials &#8212; but what about the business...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by @YIMBY, on Aug 16, 2017 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1017 Views

BOOKS

Actor John Heard died of natural causes

Actor John Heard, whose body was found in a Palo Alto hotel room in July, died of natural causes, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
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Vigil against hate attracts hundreds

Several hundred people marched in a candlelight procession in Mountain View on Sunday night in solidarity against white supremacist...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Steve Old Town, on Aug 15, 2017 at 9:12 pm | 13 comments | 2849 Views

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Where are all the Google cars (Waymo)?

We had out of town guests staying with us and they wanted to see all the Silicon Valley sights. On a couple of occasions...

Original post made by PA Resident on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by Darin, on Aug 15, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dust still settling as MV kids return to school

Dozens of kindergarteners from all over Mountain View filed into brand new portable classrooms at Stevenson Elementary on...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 15, 2017 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain fares to increase in October

Caltrain fares are going up, with adult fares increasing 25 cents as of Oct. 1, to provide revenue to cover the cost of operating...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fare Evasion, on Aug 14, 2017 at 2:37 pm | 10 comments | 2370 Views

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Vigils today respond to Charlottesville violence

Residents and local groups are holding vigils on Sunday after the violence by extremist right-wing groups in Charlottesville,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2017
Last comment by nicole, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 14 comments | 2312 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Has Berman accomplished anything?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 3513 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City signals concern over Army's Orion Park plans

Sure, it may be a Superfund site, but the former military housing compound known as Orion Park is still a lucrative piece...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by citizen of USA, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:33 am | 12 comments | 2788 Views

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Free summer lunch program reaches more hungry children

In just two years, the Mountain View Whisman School District has quadrupled the number of meals served to hungry kids during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 14, 2017 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 3168 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Aug 12, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 32 comments | 26822 Views

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Crime briefs: Bicyclist stopped; construction tools swiped

This week in police reports, two storage lockers were burglarized and police arrested a bicyclist after allegedly finding...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2017 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views
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