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ELECTIONS

Hard choices await City Council in goal-setting session

In one of their most consequential meetings of 2017, elected leaders next week will lay out their grand strategy for Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 18, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 1544 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge defers ruling on Trump sanctuary city order

Lawyers for Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco asked a federal judge Friday to block an executive order by...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2017
Last comment by Sanctuary, on Apr 18, 2017 at 3:51 pm | 20 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computing pioneer Robert Taylor dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, 85, a Woodside resident for 34 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1444 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two-alarm fire damages Los Altos home

A fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars of damage to a Los Altos home Saturday afternoon, a county fire captain said...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ponds in Cuesta Park

In 1974 the sunken areas in Cuesta Park were shallow ponds. Does anyone remember this? When I moved here in 1977 they were...

Original post made by Gerry Ryan on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Better in the long run, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 98 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal judge to consider injunction on sanctuary cities order

A San Francisco federal court judge Friday morning will consider San Francisco and Santa Clara counties' requests to halt...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect charged in Mountain View Voice Online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 14, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City calls for apartment rents to roll back

Owners of nearly 15,000 apartments in Mountain View are now obligated to immediately lower their rents to October 2015 rates,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:28 am | 38 comments | 5019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district walks back homeless housing idea

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is backing away from a controversial proposal to shelter homeless residents in district-owned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gary , on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects arrested on stolen vehicle, drug charges

Police arrested two Oregon residents last week after they were allegedly caught driving a stolen vehicle in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos pair ID'd as freeway crash victims

Two people who died in a crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Menlo Park on Wednesday afternoon have been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by D, on Apr 13, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 5514 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council Refuses To Follow City Charter CSFRA

Mark Novack sent me an Email based on my questions regarding CSFRA and its date of enforcement, and he stated: “I spoke...

Original post made by The Business Man on Apr. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

ELECTIONS

Gaps in oversight need to be plugged, school board says

It's been three months since the Mountain View Whisman School District dropped its ill-fated digital math program, Teach...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:34 am | 9 comments | 1272 Views

ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Herewegoagain, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District aims to keep neighborhoods intact with new boundaries

After parents and residents said that changing school attendance boundaries could tear their communities apart, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:11 am | 22 comments | 3484 Views

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School board agrees to add classes at crowded schools

Admitting that it's not a perfect plan, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said they will install portable classrooms...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 8 comments | 2135 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Apr 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 42 comments | 4467 Views

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Teen arrested on indecent exposure charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to at least two women,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 3256 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 3147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

David Haedtler has what might seem like an unfathomable problem — he wants to pay his taxes, but the city of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Tanya, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 1327 Views
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