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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 Steven Nelson, on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:59 am | 6 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local group fights to protect immigrant rights

Fear and anxiety spread among the local immigrant community last week after federal immigration officials conducted a nationwide...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Oct 9, 2017 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 2282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New ideas to bring bike-sharing back to Mountain View

Last year, by just one vote, the City Council decided to let the Bike Share program die off rather than pay $1.1 million...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Blushing Borrower, on Oct 9, 2017 at 9:48 am | 32 comments | 2842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google relents on bid for more offices in North Bayshore

Google officials are now backpedaling on their demands to the council last week for more office space as a condition for...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 22 comments | 2854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County supervisors approve bail system reforms

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed recommendations from a final Bail and Release Work Group consensus...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by @Retired man, on Oct 6, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle-schoolers march for DACA

Cheers erupted from a group of Graham Middle School students and teachers as they marched through downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 6, 2017 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google relents on bid for more office space

==B An expanded version of an earlier story== This week, Google officials backpedaled on demands for more office space...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 1742 Views

RESTAURANTS

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Randa , on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3269 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Eric Comerford , on Oct 5, 2017 at 9:12 am | 228 comments | 75963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caregiver takes plea deal in elder sex assault case

An in-home care provider accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in Redwood City has taken a plea bargain that will...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 2 comments | 1812 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested in ICE raid in Mountain View

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested two people in Mountain View as part of a Bay Area sweep focused...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 4, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 4610 Views

ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by neftegazagent@yahoo.com, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google throws uncertainty into North Bayshore housing plans

At a grueling Tuesday night meeting on North Bayshore, Google officials warned that their celebrated plans to build 9,850...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:21 pm | 69 comments | 9695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: North Bayshore development must support schools

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that development plans need to include a clear strategy for housing...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Oct 2, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 18 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board supports limits on open enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is drafting a team of parents and faculty members to take on some of the biggest...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Old-Timer, on Oct 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 46 comments | 3859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying to take a stand

Christine Welter strikes a somber pose as part of a "die-in" demonstration on Castro Street in front of the Kaiser Permanente...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by clean streets, on Sep 30, 2017 at 11:02 am | 4 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district struggles to keep special ed staff

Hundreds of California school districts are grappling with an ever-worsening shortage of special education teachers. But...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 5378 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares ambitious affordable-housing package

Mountain View's City Council signaled support for a new aggressive campaign to promote housing growth that would require...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 38 comments | 2758 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blockbuster housing bills headed for passage

Last week marked the end of California's legislative session, and lawmakers approved some landmark housing bills that are...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 1452 Views
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