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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent peddles optimism for MV Whisman school district

Former lawyer Craig Goldman -- who has been in education for 20 years as a teacher, principal and administrator -- takes...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 8 comments | 2750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funding at risk as schools miss test targets

Two local elementary schools have failed to hit state-defined education targets for two consecutive years. That failure has...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 23 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google engineer plans run for council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Du H, on Sep 12, 2010 at 8:31 am | 13 comments | 1889 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials report on devastating San Bruno blaze

State and local elected officials joined the San Bruno police and fire chiefs this morning at a press conference to answer...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by pete, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 10686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prescription drug drop-off in MV

Saturday, September 25, 2010, 10 am-2 pm at the Police/Fire Administration Building, 1000 Villa Street, Mountain View, CA On...

Original post made by Mountain View Fire Dept. on Sep. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New EPA plan protects neighborhood from toxic fumes

Mountain View resident Jane Horton said her fight to have her home tested for toxic groundwater vapors would have been much...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 4831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 1921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minor quake hits Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 struck Wednesday evening in Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kidding?, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio: Council lukewarm on revamped shopping center plans

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the City Council did not entirely reject revised plans to revamp...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Sep 9, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 9 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Starting the school year off right

Showing that they have learned a lesson, the Mountain View Whisman school board has adopted a new policy on nepotism to prohibit...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 2947 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County: Another quake shakes Calaveras Fault

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck Tuesday evening in Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by USGS, on Sep 8, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free vehicle check up at Eco Lube Center, October 3

October is Fall Car Care Month and a great opportunity to make sure that your vehicle is ready for winter and up-to-date...

Original post made by ECO LUBE CENTER on Sep. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Papers Please, on Sep 8, 2010 at 7:26 am | 2 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Council discusses shopping center proposal

In a 5 p.m. study session tonight the City Council will discuss an updated proposal from Merlone Geier Partners for a large...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spotting the warning signs

High school staff went back to school for suicide-prevention training, following a "surprisingly high" number of attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MVborn, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 1903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2.1 quake shakes county

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck Monday night in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by greycat, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 7, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's growth spurt good for MV

This year Google has been snapping up companies at a rate of more than one per month -- many of them Silicon Valley startups....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 1513 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail authority's new report draws criticism

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system adopted a crucial environmental document for the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Sep 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1523 Views
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