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Can Mountain View afford a new school?
Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open... Last comment 4 hours ago | 38 comments

Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements
Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City... Last comment on Mar 31, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 28 comments

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf
After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school... Last comment on Mar 31, 2015 at 2:24 pm | 33 comments

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"Drumming Camp at WSP"
Rhythm is in your heart, your body and your soul. Rhythm is as natural as your pulse and breath, and it's FUN! In drumming camp at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, we will use our fee and hands to stomp and clap, play drums, tap sticks, shake, sing and make great nourishing rhythmic music together! For more information on this and other camps, and to register: or contact us at 650.209.9400 Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar 4, 2013

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It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One
It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One as part of a 60-year lease deal with NASA. Wednesday, 2:37 PM

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats
It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed. But the students who gathered in the nonprofit's downtown Mountain View campus on Tuesday afternoon were nothing if not special. Wednesday, 1:27 PM | 1 comments

Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use
Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's history, according to the governor's office. Wednesday, 11:50 AM | 11 comments

Police: Suspicions of theft triggered murder-suicide
The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself in the building's elevator believed that the manager was stealing items from his apartment, the police investigation concluded. Wednesday, 10:31 AM | 4 comments

Chamber CEO announces plans to leave
Chamber President and CEO Oscar Garcia has announced that he will depart the business group later this year. Tuesday, 11:28 AM | 3 comments

Mental Health Association organizes youth suicide prevention roundtable
The Mental Health Association of San Francisco is organizing a community roundtable on youth suicide prevention for this Thursday evening in Mountain View, featuring a panel discussion with mental health advocate and suicide survivor Kevin Hines, a Palo Alto High School parent and Bay Area high schoolers. Tuesday, 10:23 AM | 1 comments

Local attorney eyeing U.S. Senate race
Local attorney George "Duf" Sundheim is floating a trial balloon for a possible run for Barbara Boxer's United States Senate seat, which she plans to vacate next year. Monday, 11:26 AM | 3 comments

Teaming up to beat diabetes
Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened for diabetes. It may not sound like an occasion to get excited about, but needy residents of Mountain View appeared eager to take advantage of a new program that takes on diabetes and fights the root causes of the disease. Monday, 10:17 AM | 1 comments

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Sunnyvale
A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, March 29, according to Caltrain officials.
Sunday, 2:37 PM | 2 comments

Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park
A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff Avenue, police said. The victim was hospitalized with minor injuries, according to Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department. Friday, 10:32 AM | 8 comments

Can Mountain View afford a new school?
Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open a school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area. But concerns over under-enrollment and millions of dollars in additional costs are still top issues that could sink the idea entirely. Friday, 9:59 AM | 38 comments

Give a cat a home
Lily doesn't quite know what to make of her temporary quarters at the Silicon Valley Humane Society's adoption center inside the Mountain View PetSmart on East Charleston Road. Thursday, 2:45 PM

Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements
Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City Council took a first step toward re-prioritizing major infrastructure projects for the next five years, including a renewed emphasis on bike and pedestrian improvements and possibly a grade separation for the Caltrain crossing at Rengstorff Avenue. Thursday, 11:43 AM | 28 comments

Recall on raw milk distributed in Mountain View
The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, 8:33 PM | 15 comments

Google's fiber optic cables stolen
Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly made his way into a garage on the Google campus and attempted to steal spools of fiber optic cable. Wednesday, 3:19 PM

Council OKs $17M Rengstorff community center overhaul
After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council on Tuesday approved a design that would renovate the 50-year-old building and expand the facility deeper into the park. Wednesday, 11:36 AM | 17 comments

Rec programs make it cool to stay in school
Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle School, Pajarillo went around the room Tuesday afternoon talking to students about how they spent their three-day weekend. Tuesday, 1:29 PM | 1 comments

Thursday: Sen. Jerry Hill holds open house

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home

Man assaulted while flying remote-controlled aircraft

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County

Update: Victims ID'd, motive sought in murder-suicide

PAMF doctors issue advice on youth mental health


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