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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plan for MV school site

The Los Altos School District has abandoned plans to build a new school at the site of a Mountain View office building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by The Winner, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 22 comments | 14731 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA should pay attention to Mountain View and Palo Alto residents.

It is clear that those of us who live in North SCC are the ones that understand what traffic issues are like on a daily basis...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Go for it, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 217 Views

ELECTIONS

Tentative agreement reached on teacher salaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers' union,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 2325 Views

SPORTS

Pair arrested for alleged mail theft after crashing car in Mountain View

Palo Alto police arrested a man and a woman in Mountain View on June 7 for allegedly stealing mail from several residential...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3476 Views

AROUND TOWN

County cracks down on police surveillance technology

In a landmark decision hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors adopted...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Citizen Zero, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school makes it into the budget after all

It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3410 Views

AROUND TOWN

reports of bicycle commuters being robbed on Stevens Creek Trail

We heard a disturbing report of bicycle commuters on the Stevens Creek Trail (heading from Google towards Castro Street during...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by So far, all rumors, on Jun 20, 2016 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proud of MV's Pride Flag

I'm proud that even before the events in Orlando, my city chose to show support for those who still run the risk of being...

Original post made by MV Dad on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction boom brings problems for city's projects

With construction cranes and work crews ubiquitous across town, Mountain View is experiencing a surging development market...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Jun 19, 2016 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sinks paid-parking due to dismal numbers

The city is pulling the plug on a paid-parking program meant to help control the downtown lots during 49ers football games...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Keep MV Vibrant, on Jun 18, 2016 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County commits $600K to youth mental-health center

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday $600,000 over three years to support two "critical"...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by John, on Jun 17, 2016 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1420 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenants' group to submit signatures for rent-cap measure

Members of the Mountain View Tenants Coalition are reporting this week they have collected more than 7,100 signatures, far...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 28 comments | 2218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City lifts emergency drought rules

With 2016 proving a wetter year, the Mountain View City Council voted on Tuesday to relax some of the local restrictions...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Jun 16, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 2772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential Parking Permit Proposal needs your input now!

Please check the city council calendar. The good news...(for the influential) the city will soon approve local single family...

Original post made by Residential Parking Permit Opponent on Jun. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 3465 Views

ELECTIONS

Early results: Berman leads the field in Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the pack in the race to succeed Rich Gordon in the 24th Assembly District, while...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by George Washington, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 3555 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn's office plans going forward despite merger

Mountain View-based professional networking giant LinkedIn is being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion. The merger of...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Jun 15, 2016 at 9:51 pm | 5 comments | 3656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner was disqualified...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 15, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 1617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'

"Absolutely shocked and appalled" -- that's the reaction of a juror in the Brock Turner sexual-assault case to the sentence...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A magic bullet for the housing crisis?

Lacking the thousands of homes needed for the growing local workforce, Mountain View officials are calling on an unlikely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 13, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 19 comments | 3391 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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