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School board okays Castro school split

The Mountain View Whisman School Board unanimously approved a plan last night that would turn Castro Elementary into two...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by no transparency!, 10 minutes ago | 4 comments | 418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, 29 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, 1 hours ago | 17 comments | 3718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, 1 hour ago | 36 comments | 2303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , 2 hours ago | 97 comments | 3384 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 422 Views

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Milk Pail Market saved?

After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by celiacai, 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 2780 Views

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Youth find CHAC services invaluable

Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by USA Citizens Only !!!, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 266 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council should delay North Bayshore action

There seems to be a disagreement stemming from the results of the Nov. 4. City Council election. Was the election of three...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cox , 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 83 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore — with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amazing, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 70 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 172 Views

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Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 20, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2675 Views

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NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 3742 Views

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Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 17 comments | 2487 Views

ELECTIONS

SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 908 Views

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Sex offender sweep leads to one arrest

Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Castration Advised, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views
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Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 177 views