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ELECTIONS

Contested race ahead for Mountain View Whisman

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District will get to choose between four candidates for two seats on the school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by LookingForward, 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 2253 Views

ELECTIONS

A dishonest debate over rent control

There's nothing wrong with a fair debate over rent control. Rent control has always been a controversial issue, and there...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 182 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bierhaus owner sues his landlords

The owner of the Castro Street pub Bierhaus filed a lawsuit this week against his landlords, alleging they are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Barlin Mando , 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community divided over high school stadium lights

Hundreds of residents, parents and students packed the Mountain View High School theater Monday night to start a long and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Cleave Frink, 9 hours ago | 12 comments | 1353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Identidy Politics, 15 hours ago | 41 comments | 1544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for future Whisman school

Mountain View Whisman School District officials have announced that Michael Jones, a former administrator in North Carolina...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 17, 2018 at 8:11 pm | 11 comments | 1062 Views

ELECTIONS

City tax measures get their names

A pair of city-sponsored tax initiatives that will head to voters in November now have their official ballot designations:...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 17, 2018 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police data shows 2018's most dangerous intersections

In a bid to increase transparency and communication about traffic safety, the Mountain View Police Department announced plans...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 17, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 23 comments | 4806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police find meth in converted school bus

A 52-year-old man was arrested and three others cited after they were found inside a blue school bus with more than 50 hypodermic...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm | 29 comments | 2975 Views

ELECTIONS

State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints

The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Aug 17, 2018 at 5:49 pm | 14 comments | 499 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Music teacher arrested on suspicion of sex-related communication with girl, 16

A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 17, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lots of Love gets off to a slow start

Local churches are beginning to take in homeless people under a long-awaited "safe parking" plan, but the initiative still...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 17, 2018 at 1:18 pm | 20 comments | 4622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Silicon Valley's crucible

On Wednesday, the Computer History Museum will commemorate the former site of the Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:49 am | 11 comments | 3355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staging 'Sonata'

Hidden in a Midpeninsula industrial-park office, the living room of three middle-aged Indian women is brought to life. It's...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 16, 2018 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 705 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bitcoin blackmail scam hits Santa Clara County

Some Santa Clara County residents have received letters that claim the recipient is hiding something from their families,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Darin, on Aug 16, 2018 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 1063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JustMATH program launched in Mountain View schools

JustMATH, an offshoot of the local organization JustREAD, was recently founded to help underperforming students in the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by BDBD, on Aug 16, 2018 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 1397 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Aug. 3, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about rent control and proposed field lights at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2018
Last comment by LAHS Parent, on Aug 16, 2018 at 10:08 am | 10 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home prices too high for 4 in 5 potential buyers

Potential homebuyers trying to break into the Bay Area real estate market without a high-paying tech job or financial help...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by @mike rose, on Aug 14, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 8 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sen. Feinstein celebrates South Bay flood protection grant

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein visited Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge Friday morning to kick off a $177 million project...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Amber Kerr, on Aug 14, 2018 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 1905 Views

ELECTIONS

Several sheriff candidates pledge 'change of culture'

The race for Santa Clara County sheriff is in full swing, with five candidates continuing to square off in forums throughout...

Original post made on May. 25, 2018
Last comment by An Interested Observer , on Aug 13, 2018 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 5800 Views
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