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Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools
Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start... Last comment on May 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 28 comments

Task force dumps new school plan
Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain... Last comment 2 hours ago | 105 comments

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work
I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling... Last comment 12 hours ago | 56 comments

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate
A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed... Last comment on May 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 21 comments

 
 
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City opens new affordable housing complex
Mountain View leaders cut the ribbon on Tuesday, celebrating the completion of a new 49-home apartment building offering below-market studios. Friday, 10:21 AM

District names new Landels principal
Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of Landels Elementary starting next school year, and already he said he's gotten quite the reception. Friday, 10:12 AM

City toughens up water restrictions
Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain View City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday night to adopt a plan that would reduce the city's water usage by restricting, among other things, landscape irrigation to only two days per week. Thursday, 6:48 PM | 4 comments

Claim filed against county office of education over alleged molestation at outdoor ed-camp
A claim was filed Thursday, May 21, against the Santa Clara County Office of Education alleging it hired a person who molested a 10-year-old boy at a science camp earlier this year.
Thursday, 6:47 PM

Tennis tournament returns to MV
The 2015 Mountain View Open Tennis Tournament is set for Memorial Day weekend at the Cuesta Tennis Center at Cuesta Park. Returning tournament director John Togasaki will be leading this four-day tournament. Thursday, 12:38 PM

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV
The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech media got whipped into a tizzy last week over news that a new fleet of auto-piloted cars will soon be hitting local streets. Thursday, 12:06 PM | 1 comments

More charges brought against camp counselor in child porn case
A former science camp counselor in Santa Clara County who allegedly possessed hundreds of child pornography photos and videos is facing additional charges alleging that he manufactured child pornography, a deputy district attorney said Wednesday. Thursday, 11:40 AM | 1 comments

Days numbered for city's small RV park
Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property is being sold to a residential developer. Thursday, 11:21 AM | 14 comments

Woman arrested for suspected Kohl's theft
A Menlo Park woman was arrested last week after she was caught allegedly trying to steal more than $1,000 in jewelery from the Kohl's on Showers Drive. Thursday, 10:13 AM | 1 comments

Local mental health program receives WASC accreditation
El Camino Hospital's After School Program Interventions and Resiliency Education (ASPIRE) program for local teenagers with significant mental health conditions has received a six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the hospital announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, 1:59 PM

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan
A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain View, but council members indicated they weren't inclined to revisit the issue in the coming weeks. Wednesday, 11:45 AM | 35 comments

Tennis tournament at Cuesta Park this weekend
The 2015 Mountain View Open Tennis Tournament is set for Memorial Day weekend at the Cuesta Tennis Center at Cuesta Park. Returning tournament director John Togasaki will be leading this four-day tournament. Wednesday, 11:29 AM

MV veteran inducted into French Legion of Honor
It's safe to say that there aren't too many residents of Mountain View who belong to the French Legion of Honor. Alfonso Barreras, an 80-year-old Mountain View resident, is the latest to receive the honor. Wednesday, 9:16 AM | 5 comments

Luring kids back to hot lunch
School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years. But back in the kitchens, every elementary and middle school in the city is stuck in the 20th century, with aging equipment used to cook up food that fewer and fewer kids are finding palatable. Tuesday, 11:57 AM | 7 comments

Palo Alto pilot was arrested prior to disappearance
A flight instructor who allegedly stole a plane from the Palo Alto Municipal Airport and vanished over the Pacific Ocean was arrested two weeks prior to his disappearance, according to court records in Florida's Orange County Superior Court. Tuesday, 10:20 AM

Task force dumps new school plan
Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain View Whisman School District's Boundary Advisory Task Force agreed last night that a new school would siphon too many students from existing schools and threaten a school closure in the future. Friday, 10:21 AM | 105 comments

Vintage World War II aircraft on display at Moffett Field
A collection of rare World War II aircraft touched down at Moffett Federal Airfield and they'll be available the public to admire, hop inside or even take up for a ride through Friday, May 22. Tuesday, 4:03 PM | 22 comments

Wednesday: El Camino hosts panel of women innovators in health care fields

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate

Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools

New MVLA superintendent promises to play 'big role' in community

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Housing dealt setback in North Bayshore decision

Four suspects arrested after cop hit by car

Three suspects sought for credit card fraud

Pedestrian threatened, PA man arrested

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County camp employee charged with child molestation

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