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ELECTIONS

Calls for North Bayshore housing cap sparks concern

Are Mountain View leaders scaling back their ambitious roadmap for housing in North Bayshore? Plenty of public speakers...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Laura H, on Jul 1, 2017 at 11:15 am | 25 comments | 3063 Views

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Suspect in 2008 MV slayings arrested in Sacramento

A man previously linked to a 2008 double-homicide in Mountain View was arrested in Sacramento County this week for allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by d man, on Jun 30, 2017 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 1838 Views

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High school district seeks vacant city land

Faced with little room for enrollment growth, Mountain View-Los Altos High School District officials say a vacant city-owned...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Golden City, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:12 am | 6 comments | 2279 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Mountain View meeting on Caltrain fare proposals

Caltrain commuters have an opportunity to speak out about proposed pricing changes for trips and parking spots at a public...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by commuter, on Jun 30, 2017 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 1505 Views

ELECTIONS

Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by A senior Veteran, on Jun 29, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2294 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by It wasn't pulled, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children from new North Bayshore housing would flood local schools

School district officials are raising concerns that the explosive residential growth would require several new schools and...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:26 am | 38 comments | 8179 Views

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Tuesday: Phasing in North Bayshore housing surge

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night will take a fresh look at plans to build out housing in the city's North...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Welcome, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:31 am | 28 comments | 2957 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council rejects downtown hotel plan

Mountain View leaders on Tuesday pulled the plug on negotiations to sell or lease a downtown park so it could be redeveloped...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Uncommon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:53 am | 12 comments | 3448 Views

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Police seek help in solving 16-year-old cold case homicide

Palo Alto police are looking for the public's help in their investigation on the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Maria Hsiao...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2017
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:34 pm | 6 comments | 1596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand jury: districts make tax exemptions tough to get

School district in Santa Clara County pass parcel tax with the promise of exemptions, but some districts make it tough to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 28, 2017 at 8:37 am | 17 comments | 1919 Views

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Bringing astronomy down to earth

For the last 45 years, astronomy professor Andrew Fraknoi has made it his mission to translate groundbreaking astronomical...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Student of Professor Fraknoi, on Jun 27, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 4 comments | 2564 Views

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Group seeking to recall Brock Turner judge to petition for 2018 ballot

A group seeking to oust Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County Superior Court judge who sentenced former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Visitor, on Jun 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school board OKs housing allowance for teachers

Calling it much-needed relief for teachers struggling with the high cost of living in the Bay Area, Bullis Charter School's...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Good job BCS, on Jun 27, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

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Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 41 comments | 5525 Views

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New Monta Loma Safeway opening June 18

A new Safeway supermarket will be opening for business this Sunday, June 18, at the Monta Loma Plaza space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Hungry Stopper, on Jun 26, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 32 comments | 5130 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police searching for carjacking suspect who fired a gunshot

Mountain View police are looking for a man suspected of firing a gun at a liquor store and later carjacking a Honda CR-Z...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 6 comments | 2962 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: School districts' tax-exemption flaws are fixable

Most school districts that ask voters to approve parcel taxes to help fund their educational programs promise senior citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school districts boost funding for mental health services

With little discussion and no opposition, two Mountain View school districts and the city of Mountain View all separately...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jun 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 37 comments | 5100 Views
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