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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD Should Look to the Milpitas School Board for Example

According to the SJ Mercury News, the Milpitas school district on Wednesday placed the principal of John Sinnott Elementary...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Row homes to replace strip mall

A housing project killed by the recession won unanimous approval by the council Tuesday, May 24, replacing a vacant strip...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dittmer's moving to new location

The Mountain View institution known as Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and Wurst-Haus will reopen in a new Mountain View location...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 3414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Owner seeks a buyer for 291 Evandale

Facing a long list of code violations, a souring housing market and irritated neighbors, the owner of 291 Evandale Ave. is...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by alex, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:50 am | 15 comments | 3915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low income parents can insure their kids

In the fall of 2010, my niece and nephew lost their health coverage due to their father changing employers. At the time,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hopes for US, on Jun 4, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Clear Eyes, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 3981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fast track for North Bayshore

With the pressure on from the city's biggest companies, a new "precise plan" for Google's neighborhood got a jump start Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 3, 2011 at 5:35 am | 5 comments | 1671 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google buys former home of the Pacific Press

Google's newest real estate purchase in Mountain View is not only home to a division of rival Microsoft, it is also one of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by LivingOnThe Border, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 5409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in colonial times is no tea party

More than 500 students from Benjamin Bubb Elementary and other schools from the Mountain View Whisman district were transported...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 2667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by Caltrain

A southbound Caltrain struck and killed a man Wednesday night on the tracks south of the San Antonio station in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Random Driver, on Jun 2, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pension-spiking, double-dipping targeted by lawmakers

Too bad this didn't apply to the most recent batch of top administrators retiring from MVWSD and Mountain View City Hall...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2226 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council hires Campbell's city manager

Mayor Jac Siegel announced Friday afternoon that the City Council has finally picked a new city manager, Daniel Rich, who...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Einstein comes to life

When the chattering, giggling children are coaxed to silent attention, the wild-eyed and frizzy-haired man bursts into Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by MV Mom, on Jun 1, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2664 Views

SPORTS

Red Star Soccer Academy Shines with San Jose Earthquakes

On a bright spring afternoon recently, members of the San Jose Earthquakes, Northern California’s Major League Soccer team,...

Original post made by C. Machatzke on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5823 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Its become very clear, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man stabs teenager on Moffett Boulevard

A teenage boy was stabbed by a member of a rival gang Thursday afternoon on Moffett Boulevard, police said. The 17-year-old...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials issue venomous snake warning

People who enjoy the outdoors should watch where they put their hands and feet this spring and summer, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 2554 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 3897 Views
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