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AROUND TOWN

Grant seeks citywide goodwill

Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Bylsma, on Feb 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 1932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district cuts list of new boundary plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 3710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 23, 2017 at 12:35 pm | 14 comments | 2481 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead

The Bay Area is about to get a break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Me, on Feb 23, 2017 at 3:36 am | 2 comments | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

County urges Supreme Court to rule on certain protections for detained immigrants

Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nikki, on Feb 22, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 10 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver dies after crashing into CHP vehicle on I-280

A driver died at a hospital Sunday evening after crashing a car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was assisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea

Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2017 at 12:03 am | 33 comments | 3863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins

Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Military Wife, on Feb 21, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 6 comments | 8219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County prepares for major housing boom

Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Jared Martin, on Feb 21, 2017 at 3:36 pm | 6 comments | 3444 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 19798 Views

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 Nothing Learned, on Feb 20, 2017 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 5629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lopsided funding for school board races

The most recent campaign finance reports show that most candidates for local school boards in the November election were...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 20, 2017 at 1:48 am | 16 comments | 2067 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 Worthwhile reading again, on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 100 comments | 16502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View General Plan

The Current Mountain View General Plan, Mountain View 2030 (MV30), was completed in 2012, after a development process of...

Original post made by Doug Pearson on Feb. 17, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Feb 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 4007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown

Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @Observer, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New bus route aims to get mega-commuters off the road

For tech employees living in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, getting through Santa Clara County's congested highway system to the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 9 comments | 2284 Views

RESTAURANTS

Reliably charming

Aldo Los Altos is the ideal neighborhood Italian restaurant: above-average food and service and pleasant ambiance, with oversized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

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 Popular Votr, on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 54 comments | 5527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1038 Views
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