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New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes to how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Sep 24, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 13 comments | 498 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Precise Plan Survey

Tomorrow night, the City Council will be conducting a Study Session for the El Camino Precise Plan. I am collecting feedback...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:30 am | 4 comments | 118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Springer families save energy to fund school

Why have a bake sale when you can turn off the lights and adjust the thermostat? A Bay Area tech company has partnered up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Levene, on Sep 24, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 23, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 930 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two sides of North Bayshore housing debate

The three main reasons people give for wanting to build housing in North Bayshore are to reduce the Green House Gas (GHG)...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by North Bayshore Friend, on Sep 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 17 comments | 397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police seek military gear

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by MRAPs now!, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 11 comments | 2112 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 479 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD Trustee Race, interesting lawn sign combos.

There are interesting trends in the LASD race, I think that voting may be quite different this time. Lawn signs are popping...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Trace, on Sep 22, 2014 at 11:29 am | 17 comments | 291 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidate Forum Links

Here is the link to watch the candidate forum at Microsoft on August 27th as well as the forum on September 2nd. KMVT...

Original post made by KMVT 15 on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Questionable Coverage, on Sep 22, 2014 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 144 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 Jim Neal, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:40 am | 19 comments | 1729 Views

ELECTIONS

Parents rally around teacher pay issue

Parents rallied behind Mountain View Whisman School District teachers last night at an informal meeting to discuss the recent,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crime briefs: Walmart arrests, cocaine sales and laptop theft

Three are arrested outside Walmart, concert-goers arrested on cocaine possession charges and detectives track down suspects...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 3181 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 2674 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 14410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2014 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 4013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 2936 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 3977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek car burglary suspects

Police are looking for two men who broke into a car at a Safeway in Mountain View and stole an iPod and speakers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Gladys, on Sep 19, 2014 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 2062 Views
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