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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman launches online enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is aiming to make it easier for parents to enroll their children for the upcoming...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by No, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1280 Views

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VTA introduces new fare app

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has unveiled a new, free mobile payment app called EZfare. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 9, 2018 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1672 Views

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Multiple painkillers found in deceased actor John Heard

Actor John Heard, who was found dead in a Palo Alto hotel room last July, had numerous potent painkillers in his system,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Jan 9, 2018 at 9:36 am | 4 comments | 1457 Views

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What are MV laws re marijuana use in apartment complexes?

When there are shared walls is it legal to light up? One neighbor is making us all miserable by flooding the area with smoke....

Original post made by Jes' Sayin' on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 9, 2018 at 7:07 am | 3 comments | 229 Views

SPORTS

Palo Altan Vincent Zhou nominated to Olympics figure skating team

It's official: 17-year-old Palo Alto teen Vincent Zhou has been selected for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by SkateR, on Jan 8, 2018 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 2790 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt on...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2018
Last comment by PH, on Jan 8, 2018 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views

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Council seeks way to remove rent committee members

Mountain View city officials are drafting policies that would allow them to remove members of the city's Rental Housing Committee,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Jan 8, 2018 at 12:03 pm | 32 comments | 3384 Views

ELECTIONS

Get Congress to Impeach and remove Trump (and Pence)

Local stories are nice. The quality of life here in Mountain View is partly determined by local decionmakers. But there are...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 542 Views

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Popular eatery worries its days are numbered

On a weekday night on Castro Street, it's hard to find a more popular spot than Bierhaus. After 4:30 p.m. or so, the downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Dan Sakols, on Jan 5, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial set for former LAHS football coach

Friends and family members are invited to celebrate the life of former Los Altos High School football coach Thomas Burt Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 5, 2018 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Car burglary suspect arrested

A 30-year-old Morgan Hill man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday after he was reportedly seen breaking into multiple...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Glass, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1432 Views

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Two arrested after RV search finds guns, drugs

Police arrested two men last week on drug and weapons-related charges after officers found the suspects in an RV containing...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Irina, on Jan 5, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 1840 Views

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San Jose man ID'd in fatal crash with Google bus

Officials released the identity of the man who died on Dec. 27 after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by cc-r, on Jan 5, 2018 at 11:41 am | 3 comments | 3196 Views

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Morning quake shakes parts of the Bay Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 shook parts of the Bay Area early this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jan 4, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglars steal ATM from Michael's at Shoreline

Mountain View Police are currently searching for suspects in a smash-and-grab burglary who crashed a truck into the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by Rodger , on Jan 3, 2018 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 4204 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Need for CSA just keeps growing

Day in, day out, the economic desperation that underpins Silicon Valley is evident at the Community Services Agency headquarters,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1853 Views

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The biggest crime stories of 2017

The year drew to a grim close in Mountain View, with a brutal downtown slaying and a young Google engineer discovered dead...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:43 am | 4 comments | 2924 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest faces big budget shortfall

Plans to bring fresh produce and groceries to low-income families at public schools and other convenient locations may fall...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2017
Last comment by rick, on Jan 3, 2018 at 3:09 am | 3 comments | 1791 Views

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Update: Motorcyclist dies in crash with Google bus

A man died Wednesday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a Google commuter bus in the North Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 2, 2018 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 6563 Views

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Spare the air on New Year's Day

Bay Area residents are being asked to start the new year by sparing the air, as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2018
Last comment by parent, on Jan 2, 2018 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 700 Views
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