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April is Distracted Driving Awareness month

This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Reckless and distracted driving is the number one killer of U.S. teens,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1253 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Housing first works!, on Apr 6, 2017 at 1:11 am | 5 comments | 2791 Views

SPORTS

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception

A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by marknn, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:12 am | 81 comments | 9920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing baby taken by father

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing baby who was taken by her father Tuesday in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by bonkers, on Apr 5, 2017 at 10:42 pm | 11 comments | 3372 Views

ELECTIONS

No decision yet in Measure V lawsuit

After hearing arguments from both sides Tuesday morning, Superior Court Judge William Elfving indicated he wouldn't issue...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 2551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crab season gets cooking

After last year's unprecedented shutdown of the Bay Area Dungeness crab season due to a toxic algae bloom, fishermen, chefs...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randybeefe, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:03 am | 1 comment | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowd chases indecent exposure suspect

A Redwood City man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the parking lot of an Orchard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Alexandra, on Apr 4, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 3445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Earth Day - April 22 climate change documentary: "Before the Flood"

Earth Day (April 22) screening of the acclaimed National Geographic/Leonardo di Caprio documentary Before the Flood on the...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Apr. 4, 2017
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OTHER ISSUES

Few opt to build companion units

A new state mandate would drastically alter Mountain View's rules for companion units, in some cases allowing homeowners...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by sprinkler nerd, on Apr 4, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 25 comments | 4500 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose man arrested on false imprisonment charges

Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to keep a woman from leaving a hotel room. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1987 Views

ELECTIONS

German school expansion plans in jeopardy

The former site of Whisman Elementary has turned into a thriving center of multicultural education over the years, after...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 2735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pledging future tweaks, Council passes mobile-fueling rules

Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday second-guessed a package of new rules they passed one week earlier to regulate...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 1, 2017 at 9:03 pm | 29 comments | 3086 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect detained following MV manhunt

Four suspects were taken into custody Monday after all four allegedly tried to flee officers during a traffic stop, leading...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm | 4 comments | 2820 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gordon and Betty Moore gift $50 million for Packard children's heart research

Bay Area philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore have given Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford $50 million toward...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by the MV history connection, on Apr 1, 2017 at 4:47 am | 2 comments | 1608 Views

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Pear Theatre losing its impresario

Many credit the Pear theater's success and survival to its artistic director -- Diane Tasca. After launching the theater...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Paul W, on Mar 31, 2017 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 2526 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 @ Elaine, on Mar 31, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 63 comments | 4756 Views

ELECTIONS

Bill would require seatbelt use on buses

A state senator has introduced legislation requiring bus drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts in response to a fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 31, 2017 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Jsr, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:00 am | 14 comments | 5456 Views

AROUND TOWN

City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Orka, on Mar 30, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 22 comments | 3445 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: The buck stops with the school board

The school community can take some comfort in the fact that the Mountain View Whisman School District's plunge into an ill-thought-out...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:52 am | 11 comments | 1054 Views
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