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ELECTIONS

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 3675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors weigh Google's ambitious campus plan

Google's hardest-to-win critics may not be government regulators, tech rivals or journalists, but rather the company's anxious...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 5912 Views

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City OKs study on innovative transit line

After kicking the tires for a few years, Mountain View city leaders are now laying down money for what some might call a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Shiny New Things, 19 hours ago | 39 comments | 6131 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Jan 14, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate's advertorial snafu

A candidate running for the local elementary and middle school district's board of trustees said he thought he was being...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2017
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @Dysfunction Maximus, on Jan 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 19 comments | 3023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Jan 13, 2017 at 5:10 pm | 88 comments | 12477 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fit for a king

Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is considered the "Capital of the South" and the historic hub of the East...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jan 13, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms on the way for LAHS

Students in Los Altos High School's weight room will go from pumping iron to pushing pencils next fall, after district officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by MVLA, on Jan 12, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham School secretary dies; services this Friday

Jan Austin, the school secretary at Graham Middle School and longtime Mountain View Whisman School District employee, died...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 12, 2017 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 3095 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced a new bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential candidates...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tax Returns, on Jan 11, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 22 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Utility switch may cause odd taste, odor in tap water

Mountain View residents may notice their tap water has a different color, taste or odor for the next few months, but city...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 3191 Views

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Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

As a result of the withering presidential contest, the local California Democratic Party chapter is seeing a dramatic surge...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gary Bradley, on Jan 10, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 16 comments | 2039 Views

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Recall campaign: State ruling that cleared judge is 'error-ridden'

The campaign working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, sparked by his sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2017
Last comment by What???, on Jan 9, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 1557 Views

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Department of Labor sues Google to obtain employee data

The U.S. Department of Labor sued Google Wednesday in a dispute about how much employee information the technology giant...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by SunnyvaleResident, on Jan 9, 2017 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 2708 Views

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Heavy rainfall, high winds expected over the weekend

Mountain View police and city officials are asking residents to brace for heavy rainfall and potential flooding over the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, on Jan 8, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 5 comments | 1887 Views

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Number of auto burglaries remains high in 2016

Lock your doors and don't leave anything valuable inside -- that's the message the Mountain View Police Department is sending...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 8, 2017 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 2539 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a Grass Valley woman on New Year's Day after she allegedly burglarized a car and tried to enter a Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jan 8, 2017 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

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New bill would ban smoking pot while driving

A California State Senate bill introduced Thursday would outlaw driving while under the influence of marijuana in response...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 17 comments | 26173 Views
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