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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"We must keep our community safe and welcoming to all" by Lev Zeiger

MVWSD Third Grader Lev Zeiger wrote this opinion piece for last Friday's printed paper and its wisdom deserves to be shared...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Explain, 22 minutes ago | 5 comments | 136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 1 hour ago | 71 comments | 9244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Gary, 1 hour ago | 29 comments | 7255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by evangelinafz3, 10 hours ago | 44 comments | 10505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grant seeks citywide goodwill

Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by IVG, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 2033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wanted: More applicants for rent-control board

The Mountain View City Council picked six top candidates for a committee to oversee the city's new rent-control law. But...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 2019 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested after one person stabbed

A Palo Alto man was arrested Monday night in connection to a stabbing in Mountain View that wounded one person, according...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jewish Community Center reopens following threatening phone call

The Oshman Family JCC campus was closed for about two hours this evening after staff at the facility received a threatening...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Alan L., 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Bay prepares to start clean-energy alternative

South Bay cities in the coming weeks will be flipping the on switch for a new clean-energy alternative that is being presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 19 hours ago | 15 comments | 2720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hoaxes, rumors of local ICE arrests are false

Rumors of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent sightings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park are untrue, ICE...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Observer, 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project

Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by "Liberal", 20 hours ago | 6 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley's rainmaker charity turns 10

What do a rural arts center in Kyrgyzstan, a climate-change think tank in metropolitan Chicago and a science banquet held...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Feb 27, 2017 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police find burglary suspect in apartment bathroom

A transient man who allegedly burglarized a Mountain View business earlier this month has been arrested, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations

Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by JustAnotherCitizen, on Feb 27, 2017 at 12:57 pm | 11 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless

Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by G.Ocho, on Feb 27, 2017 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 5952 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 337 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:08 am | 42 comments | 7572 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by @dude, on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:57 am | 40 comments | 3719 Views

AROUND TOWN

All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by elbaol18, on Feb 26, 2017 at 6:23 am | 15 comments | 4679 Views
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