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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 | 2955 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 | 3675 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 | 2391 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 | 1949 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 | 3107 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 | 2249 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 | 2909 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 | 1766 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 | 2576 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 | 26500 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 —...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 418 Views

ELECTIONS

Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

Plenty of people probably want nothing to do with politics after last November's election, but for some it's exactly why...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kacey , on Jan 6, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2487 Views

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Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 4809 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's motto: build, baby, build

In the long-term, City Council members across the board have indicated Mountain View should be able to build its way out...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 70 comments | 5102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Campbell man identified in fatal Mountain View crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash as 28-year-old Cory Elsner...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by D Man., on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 5375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A busy year for El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital spent a lot of time in the spotlight this year, presenting big plans to expand both in and out of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by concerned taxpayer, on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 9550 Views

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This week's A&E highlights

More than 30 of Palo Alto resident Karen White’s vividly colorful landscape and floral oil paintings are on exhibit at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by David Rogers, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

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City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4669 Views
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