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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 36 comments | 4599 Views

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Future of East Whisman nears decision

It's nearing decision time for Mountain View leaders to lay out their future vision for transforming the office-heavy East...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mt. View Neighbor, on Feb 2, 2017 at 8:39 am | 4 comments | 3993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chris, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 am | 34 comments | 15307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rain, heavy winds forecast for Bay Area

The rain is returning to the Bay Area later this week, with some areas receiving up to three inches, according to the National...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by anthodyd, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 1690 Views

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Council will defend Measure V in court

Despite plenty of misgivings, the Mountain View City Council signaled that the city would rally to defend the voter-approved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 74 comments | 5717 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by haleyya11, on Jan 31, 2017 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 4600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Computer History Museum unveils ode to code

A brush and palette need an artist; a pen and paper must have a writer. And a computer? Well, that mandates its own Michelangelo....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 31, 2017 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 1993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 31, 2017 at 8:21 am | 8 comments | 3518 Views

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thousands of Google employees walk off the job today

News report: http://www.theverge.com/google/2017/1/30/14446466/google-immigration-protest-walkout-trump-googlers-unite The...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Klein, on Jan 31, 2017 at 7:57 am | 2 comments | 176 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Anita B., on Jan 30, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham school traffic safety upgrades come back

It won't be cheap, but a package of safety upgrades near Graham Middle School might finally get the city's go-ahead. If approved...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:31 am | 14 comments | 4000 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Domestic-violence victims turned away

Thousands of domestic-violence survivors in Santa Clara County are in the same boat: When they decide to leave their abusers,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police won't aid federal crackdown on undocumented, chief says

Police Chief Max Bosel promised a packed room at the Mountain View Day Worker Center on Jan. 9 that local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 8:35 am | 25 comments | 4668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unemployment below 5 percent in 8 Bay Area counties

Two Bay Area counties had unemployment rates below 3 percent last month, while all but one county reported rates under 5...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 6:23 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eroding bank prompts closure on Stevens Creek Trail

A segment of Stevens Creek Trail has been temporarily closed after recent storms caused severe bank erosion along Stevens...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Climbert8, on Jan 29, 2017 at 12:06 am | 27 comments | 8073 Views

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Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Emily, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:53 pm | 36 comments | 10005 Views

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Man arrested after passing out in the wrong apartment

Police arrested a 22-year-old man on Saturday after he allegedly entered a Mountain View home and fell asleep on the couch. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jan 27, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 4022 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County reports first flu-related death of the season

County health officials said the flu this year is more severe than in recent flu seasons and is encouraging residents to...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by trudy, on Jan 27, 2017 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 2089 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 Me, on Jan 27, 2017 at 10:46 am | 46 comments | 7271 Views
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