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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Anon, on May 1, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 466 Views

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The hidden issue of BRT: Our kids are at greater risk

As a resident of Cuesta Park, we walk our kids to Bubb each morning. Nearly every day there is an issue, some minor, some...

Original post made by Angry Voter on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Angry Voter, on May 1, 2015 at 5:07 am | 6 comments | 137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on May 1, 2015 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 1449 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 8592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 1642 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1852 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends paid parking pilot program that lost over $100,000

In all the furor over the BRT lanes, the fact that last week, the Council also extended the controversial paid parking program...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Apr 29, 2015 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 67 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 4298 Views

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Hate the ECR Decision? Please sign the online petition

https://www.change.org/p/mountain-view-city-council-keep-el-camino-real-in-mountain-view If you are like most here who...

Original post made by Make them listen on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by The Will of the People, on Apr 29, 2015 at 5:38 am | 35 comments | 649 Views

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Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Link, on Apr 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 929 Views

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Stanford Hospital employee arrested for sexual battery

A Stanford Hospital operating room technician was arrested for sexual battery after he allegedly inappropriately touched...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1728 Views

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Special edition: Spring Real Estate

From concerns over unoccupied "ghost homes" to a look at what's new on the market, our Spring Real Estate edition has the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Apr 27, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 1657 Views

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An 1899 Plan to Build A Bike Highway in Los Angeles (And Why It Failed)

A great story about an ambitious turn of the century project ultimately foiled by issues that still remain in place today. http://gizmodo.com/an-1899-plan-to-build-a-bike-highway...

Original post made by True on Apr. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Apr 27, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments | 1583 Views

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Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 1536 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

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Mountain View man found dead in house fire

A Mountain View man was found dead inside his Lola Lane home early Thursday morning after a fire severely damaged and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Apr 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Mae, on Apr 26, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 2082 Views

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Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 3748 Views
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