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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A mindful approach to teen drug use

For Mountain View teen Max Aboudarham, slipping into heavy drug use happened without even thinking about it. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Dave, 48 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1093 Views

ELECTIONS

Persky opponent launches fundraising campaign

The Santa Clara County assistant district attorney running against Judge Aaron Persky in an upcoming recall election has...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 559 Views

AROUND TOWN

A pollution solution that's growing on trees

New published studies from an experiment at Moffett Field is showing dramatic success at using inoculated poplar trees to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by John Freeman, 8 hours ago | 16 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV school districts struggle to close achievement gap

Efforts to improve the academic performance of Mountain View's neediest students largely fell flat this year, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Ted, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Voice changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on individuals arrested for crimes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ted, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 1072 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looks to the sky for future transit line

An Oct. 17 City Council meeting on designing a new Mountain View transit system was a demonstration of the immense challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Here we go again, on Oct 20, 2017 at 9:08 pm | 15 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees spike in auto burglaries

Nearly one in four auto burglaries reported in Mountain View this year occurred in a small, triangle-shaped In-N-Out Burger...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by unintended consequences, on Oct 20, 2017 at 7:40 pm | 8 comments | 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio mall up for sale

A strip mall at the bustling corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road is now up for sale with an asking price of $42.5...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by lan, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 23 comments | 2953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain work forces Crisanto car campers to leave

One of Mountain View's largest encampments of people living out of their vehicles was shaken up this week after city officials...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Oct 20, 2017 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 3108 Views

BOOKS

Bay Area forecast: Beach hazards, cooler temps, windy weather

Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polls find support for high school bond measure

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is gearing up for a potential bond measure next year aimed at accommodating...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by LAHS mom, on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1303 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by John Tucker, on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:11 pm | 40 comments | 981 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee prepares $2.5M budget

The costs of Mountain View's experiment with rent control now has a clear price tag -- about $160 annually for almost every...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Not LOL, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 44 comments | 1638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke poses health concerns for Peninsula residents

Mountain View residents are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid prolonged exposure to smoke pouring onto the Peninsula from...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Oy, Donna, on Oct 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 3518 Views

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MV firefighters battle deadly North Bay blaze

Thousands of firefighters have finally turned a corner in the battle to control multiple fires in Northern California that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Nice work MVFD, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magical Bridge Playground planned for Mountain View

Mountain View could soon be the latest Bay Area city to build an all-inclusive playspace known as a Magical Bridge Playground....

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Oct 17, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 3 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver causes major crash

A man who drove the wrong way for miles on two freeways crashed into another car, causing a shutdown of southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5855 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Oct 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 9462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday

Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Don't get excited yet, on Oct 17, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views
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