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ELECTIONS

Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by JR, 26 minutes ago | 1 comment | 451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by concerned, 3 hours ago | 57 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @ Loser, 4 hours ago | 46 comments | 5987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larry's AutoWorks closes down for good

Popular car repair shop Larry's AutoWorks closed down Friday and there are no plans for it to reopen. Owner Larry Moore told...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Janice, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 4523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18

The 18th annual Run For Zimbabwe will be hosted at St. Joseph school, 1120 Miramonte Ave. in Mountain View, on Sunday, Mar....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Economist, on Mar 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no verdict on school boundary changes

After another six-hour meeting over the weekend, Mountain View Whisman School District's boundary committee will be heading...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by District Observer, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 1840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district's champion of minority students set to retire

After almost half a century working in Mountain View's education system, Associate Superintendent Brigitte Sarraf announced...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Contrast, on Mar 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mt. View Neifhbor, on Mar 21, 2017 at 6:55 am | 17 comments | 6152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reinforcements join fight over rent control

Both sides in the courtroom battle over Mountain View's Measure V rent-control law could be getting some extra muscle. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by How, on Mar 20, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 20 comments | 2899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Greg, on Mar 20, 2017 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 3621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight new rental-committee candidates apply

Mountain View City Council members now have a stack of new candidates for the city's Rental Housing Committee to choose from,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ah Agahst, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 1889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More fireworks in the Mountain View Whisman boardroom

Things got ugly at the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meeting, when a tense argument between trustee Steve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Abigail, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 17 comments | 3498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three storms to bring rain, cool temperatures this week

Three storm systems moving over the Bay Area will bring rain and cooler temperatures this week to much of the region, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five suspects nabbed after downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run

A manhunt for suspects in a downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run concluded early Friday evening at a Waverley Street shed, where...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman wants to reform Prop 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Prop13stuff, on Mar 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 66 comments | 3899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang sweep leads to 15 arrests

Fifteen people were arrested across Santa Clara County last week as part of a gang task force co-sponsored by the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by AntiTroll, on Mar 19, 2017 at 8:29 am | 7 comments | 3450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Carmen native of mountain view, on Mar 18, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 37 comments | 10486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County kicks in $3.5M for immigrant support

Fearing a zealous immigration crackdown by the new administration in Washington, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Another taxpayer, on Mar 18, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 23 comments | 1713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officer injured when suspect hits police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a police car Thursday night after he attempted to evade arrest at an In-N-Out Burger parking...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by AK, on Mar 17, 2017 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto burglary suspect crashes into police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a Mountain View police car while trying to escape arrest on Thursday night. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 781 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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