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With money from Google, Mountain View aims to create butterfly habitat at Shoreline Park

Mountain View is using a grant from Google to create new habitat for monarch butterflies at the city's Shoreline Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Navy Brat, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1570 Views

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Feral cats in Mountain View's North Bayshore prompt surge of complaints, raising tough questions about cat colonies

Silicon Valley is home to thousands of stray and feral cats that freely roam creeks, parks and trails. And in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Missy Phillips, 19 hours ago | 10 comments | 21840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Board ousts Foothill College president mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. The decision...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 7, 2021 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 5306 Views

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Tolls going up, fines for violations going down on Bay Area bridges

The cost to travel over seven of the Bay Area's bridges will increase by $1 on Jan. 1, 2022, while the fine for people who...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2021
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on Dec 6, 2021 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 2940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hate crime charges dropped against Mountain View Whisman employee, but misdemeanor DUI, hit-and-run and battery charges remain

A Mountain View Whisman School District employee who was put on paid leave in August following a hit and run arrest has been...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 5, 2021 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 2164 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View acupuncture clinic owner pleads no contest to insurance fraud

The owner of multiple South Bay acupuncture clinics, including one in Mountain View, has pleaded no contest to felony insurance...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 4, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 5177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Student COVID-19 vaccine mandate garners local support, though education leaders say many questions remain unanswered

The state is requiring students be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend classes, likely starting in January or July, 2022. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

BOOKS

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person

Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2594 Views

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Chronic PG&E power outages spoil Thanksgiving for Mountain View residents

A lengthy two-day power outage dashed Thanksgiving plans for residents living along Yorkton Drive in Mountain View last week,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by quiet_resident, on Dec 1, 2021 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 4128 Views

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Holmes testifies that Balwani ordered her to 'become a new Elizabeth' or risk failure

On her fourth day on the witness stand on Monday, Elizabeth Holmes described a yearslong abusive relationship with her business...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Nov 30, 2021 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

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Air forecast moderate all week

The air quality in the Bay Area is expected to be moderate through Thursday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2021 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

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Graham student bicyclist involved in collision with vehicle last week

A Graham Middle School student was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries after colliding with a vehicle...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Nov 29, 2021 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 2079 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build

Mountain View's largest development proposal to construct 7,000 new homes alongside 3 million square feet of offices is expected...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 29, 2021 at 2:35 pm | 14 comments | 13242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

In the push to help more students thrive in STEM, California is working to change the way its schools teach math. But the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 29, 2021 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1560 Views

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Tenants will be moving into Mountain View's new affordable housing project this week

Wet paint, heavy equipment and exposed wiring still fill the new housing development at 950 W. El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:10 pm | 24 comments | 6991 Views

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Mountain View bans plastic food ware for all restaurants starting in 2023

Plastic cups, straws and cutlery will soon vanish from every restaurant, fast food joint and coffee and tea shop in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Leticia Winslow, on Nov 27, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 7 comments | 6474 Views

ELECTIONS

Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Burlingame City Council member Emily Beach announced Monday that she will run for Congress, joining the race to fill a seat...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Mary Peck, on Nov 25, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2037 Views

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A 'mythical bridge' no more: Palo Alto's new bike overpass is now open

A new overpass in Palo Alto that will provide yearround access to the Baylands, the new Adobe Reach trail and other outdoor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by bluesjr, on Nov 22, 2021 at 10:03 pm | 6 comments | 3737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pandemic-induced enrollment plunge persists for second year at local public schools

As the pandemic drags on into a second year, enrollment is still down at local schools, an Almanac and Palo Alto Weekly data...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 21, 2021 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 4278 Views

ELECTIONS

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. today to announce his...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarlick, on Nov 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2213 Views
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