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Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by MC, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 746 Views

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Editorial: The buck stops with the school board

The school community can take some comfort in the fact that the Mountain View Whisman School District's plunge into an ill-thought-out...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Oversight?, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 4 comments | 493 Views

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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 Mar 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 55 comments | 5838 Views

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Lessons learned from failed math program?

The hasty roll-out and abrupt ending of Teach to One, the controversial digital math program adopted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Board Watcher, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 3605 Views

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Water district seeks federal help to prevent floods

Santa Clara Valley Water District officials announced Tuesday they will request federal assistance to help reduce and prevent...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Mar 3, 2017 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 982 Views

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Two arrested on drug charges

Two men were arrested in Mountain View after police allegedly found them in possession of a significant amount of drugs including...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2126 Views

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Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 534 Views

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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 | 20221 Views

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Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by admins, on Feb 11, 2017 at 10:11 pm | 5 comments | 2444 Views

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Measure V Injunction Hearings

Motion filed by CAA yesterday, interesting that other parties aside from City are involved in defense. From my perspective,...

Original post made by The Truth on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 10, 2017 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 424 Views

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Be cautious when using space heaters, says PG&E

Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S., and almost half of these fires occur between December...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1637 Views

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German school expansion plans in jeopardy

The former site of Whisman Elementary has turned into a thriving center of multicultural education over the years, after...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Pewrgul, on Feb 5, 2017 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 2308 Views

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Stanford poll shows more state residents are unaligned with Trump's agenda

As Donald Trump prepares for his swearing-in as the nation's 45th president, a new survey by the Hoover Institution at Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Liberal Remembers, on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1852 Views

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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 | 3188 Views

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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 | 747 Views

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Voters split on rent control measures

Election night results show Mountain View voters are leaning toward yes on the Measure V rent control charter amendment and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by ANON, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:07 am | 5 comments | 4744 Views

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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 | 9939 Views

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Guest opinion: Mayor's message of peace on Earth and good will

As 2016 comes to a close and we surround ourselves with friends and family, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by George, on Dec 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2378 Views

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Editorial: City's refusal to release applications wrongheaded

The city's voters spoke last month, in essence telling the City Council that it wasn't doing enough to protect renters from...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Dec 28, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 1338 Views

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Before Trump takes office, schools look to protect undocumented students

At Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, President Thuy Nguyen is racing against time to figure out ways the community college...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 22, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 26 comments | 4856 Views
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