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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Different MV-parent, 0 hours ago | 25 comments | 3347 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by History , 48 minutes ago | 48 comments | 2580 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City toughens up water restrictions

Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by VTA PROPAGANDA, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 2376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by @Aamir, 4 hours ago | 54 comments | 3450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by vta stinkage, 8 hours ago | 62 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Solomin, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on May 24, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Member, on May 23, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 5946 Views

BOOKS

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...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by R4, on May 23, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 2978 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 31 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Fast, on May 23, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 355 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by politico from another planet, on May 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm | 15 comments | 749 Views

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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...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Outraged, on May 23, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day

If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2015 at 8:02 am | 1 comment | 1657 Views

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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...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on May 22, 2015 at 11:33 pm | 7 comments | 1896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on May 22, 2015 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1105 Views
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