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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 41 comments | 4429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance for every body

At the El Camino YMCA in Mountain View, there's a dance fitness class that's open to people of all abilities. It's called...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bette, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2092 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor announces deal for $15 minimum wage

A new agreement announced by state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 for most employees...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by MW worker, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of CHAC resigns suddenly

The head of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) resigned late last week after serving as the nonprofit agency's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Whisman board gets schooled on bad behavior

For years, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meetings have been marred by hostility, dysfunction, and tense,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resign, Nelson!, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 2948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student homelessness on the rise in MV schools

Silicon Valley may be the center of job growth and economic prosperity in California, but a greater number of families with...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 23 comments | 3466 Views

AROUND TOWN

New urgent care clinic aims to cure long waits

A new health care clinic designed to give people an alternative to hours-long waits in the emergency room moved into Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 4284 Views

ELECTIONS

Council seeks tighter campaign disclosure rules

Just months away from a November election, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday endorsed a package of stricter campaign...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 408 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 7878 Views

ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 5056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos council dumps new school committee

The Los Altos City Council decided last week to stop working with the Los Altos School District, which is seeking a site...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Mar 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged package thief arrested

Police arrested a Mountain View man last week on drug and theft charges after officers said they found a stolen package inside...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Crimes to feed addiction, on Mar 25, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 4919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officer reunites with toddler he helped save

A Mountain View police officer got the chance on Monday to visit with a toddler he helped save last week. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by So Strange, on Mar 24, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 1746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Me, on Mar 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge Pothole at San Antonio and El Camino Real

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 210 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to loosen rules on granny units

In what might be a drop in the bucket toward solving the local housing shortage, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by SandyH, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:45 am | 14 comments | 4495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inspectors close care facility for disabled

San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for disabled adults, was ordered to shut down this week after health inspections...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:35 pm | 10 comments | 3439 Views

MOVIES

Bay Area on heightened alert after bombings in Brussels

Bay Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their presence this morning at airports and transit centers after deadly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Overtime?, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Armed burglary reported at MV recycling facility

A recycling facility was robbed last week when a suspect allegedly attacked an employee and demanded money from the facility's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views
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