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Proposed development on San Antonio Road gains commission's support, but questions remain about affordable units

The Environmental Planning Commission remained undecided on how to handle the project’s affordable units after a last minute...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 2191 Views

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Mountain View City Council hopefuls talk housing, homelessness, bicycle safety and more

Three incumbents and two newcomers who are vying for three open seats on the city council this November shared their stances...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by MV neighbor, 12 hours ago | 18 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Low-income students are more likely to be in classrooms with underqualified teachers

A persistent teacher shortage has forced many California school districts to hire teachers who aren’t fully credentialed...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 1542 Views

ELECTIONS

Esmeralda Ortiz runs for MVLA school board, hoping to broaden pathways for students to succeed

Esmeralda Ortiz is seeking a spot on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, saying she wants to...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 1272 Views

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City approves funding for Terra Bella Avenue affordable housing project

A proposed affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View now has a financial commitment from the city,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2022
Last comment by father of 3 sons, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 2478 Views

ELECTIONS

Seeking to bring a parent's perspective, Carrol Titus-Zambre joins race for MVLA board seat

Carrol Titus-Zambre is running for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, seeking to bring...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 23, 2022 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 1823 Views

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'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes

A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Sep 23, 2022 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

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County approves purchase of land in Mountain View for 100 affordable units

A North Bayshore property is one step closer to becoming a 100-unit affordable housing project that will provide veterans,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by father of 3 sons, on Sep 23, 2022 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 3129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Corruption trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith begins

The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1003 Views

ELECTIONS

Eric Mark runs for MVLA board, campaigning on mental health and diversifying class offerings

Eric Mark, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, says he wants to give back to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 22, 2022 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spraying for West Nile virus planned Thursday for some parts of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale

Crews will be spraying insecticide later this week in areas of Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Sunnyvale where West Nile...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by Rossta, on Sep 22, 2022 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 3755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Finding a better approach to school dropoff

The safety of our streets, particularly during school dropoff and pickup times, is a tragedy of the commons. People who drive...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2022 at 10:49 pm | 5 comments | 1802 Views

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Man dies after fall from parking structure near El Camino Hospital

A man died after he fell from a parking structure near El Camino Hospital in Mountain View on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2022
Last comment by father of 3 sons, on Sep 21, 2022 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 5844 Views

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Lawsuit, possible license suspension loom for Tesla over alleged autonomous-vehicle deceptions

Tesla has found itself on a collision course with state and federal agencies -- plus a customer who initiated a class-action...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Sep 21, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2881 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves plan to replace rent-controlled apartments with low-income units

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a new policy in which rent-controlled apartments that...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Sep 19, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 3201 Views

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Los Altos closes downtown streets for Corvette Spectacular on Sunday

Expect road closures in Los Altos on Sunday. Main Street from First to State streets will be closed until 6 p.m., as well...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Lauritzen, on Sep 19, 2022 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1427 Views

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Mountain View opens application period for universal basic income pilot program

A group of randomly selected, extremely low income families in Mountain View will soon have a chance to be a part of the...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by Ok, on Sep 16, 2022 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County

Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Kieran, on Sep 16, 2022 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 3323 Views

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Police ask for public's help to identify alleged indecent exposure suspect

Police are asking the public to help identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman shopping at a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 15, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

ELECTIONS

Citing concerns over unrestrained housing growth, Li Zhang announces bid for Mountain View City Council

After completing the city's Chinese Language Civic Leadership Academy earlier this year, 20-year resident and Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Sep 14, 2022 at 5:29 pm | 20 comments | 7799 Views
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