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OTHER ISSUES

Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Moon Beams, 41 minutes ago | 10 comments | 957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Do the Math, 2 hours ago | 38 comments | 2670 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Fashion Police, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by David Harkness, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Row houses to replace apartments on N. Rengstorff

On Tuesday Mountain View's newest City Council members were hesitant to displace 32 households in an apartment complex at...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by CrawlWalkRun, 7 hours ago | 53 comments | 7105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mental Health Association organizes youth suicide prevention roundtable

The Mental Health Association of San Francisco is organizing a community roundtable on youth suicide prevention for this...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by DrFleck, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 833 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park

A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by whose fault, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 2424 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Sports Cub Member, 9 hours ago | 71 comments | 8845 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements

Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Commuter, 22 hours ago | 28 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber CEO announces plans to leave

Chamber President and CEO Oscar Garcia has announced that he will depart the business group later this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Kal Sandhu, on Mar 31, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by @ Sally, on Mar 31, 2015 at 2:24 pm | 33 comments | 3416 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Sunnyvale

A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, March 29, according to Caltrain officials. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ron MV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 30, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by neighbor-oldMV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 23 comments | 4080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs Rengstorff community center design

After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Greg Perry, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 17 comments | 2260 Views

ELECTIONS

Local attorney eyeing U.S. Senate race

Local attorney George "Duf" Sundheim is floating a trial balloon for a possible run for Barbara Boxer's United States Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Health officials issue warning over raw milk

The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:59 am | 15 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Palo Alto to State Bird

Stuart Brioza might not work with food at all if it weren't for two Palo Alto restaurants and one East Palo Alto pepper farm. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 28, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 133 Views
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