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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 | 2935 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 | 3449 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 | 4259 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 | 397 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 | 7819 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 | 5007 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 | 2853 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 | 1822 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 | 4908 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 | 1736 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 | 1414 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. 201 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 | 4478 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 | 3417 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 | 1744 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 | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Donna & John Shoemaker, on Mar 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 1645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City mulls tweaks to fatal crash site

Mountain View officials have started making minor safety upgrades to the intersection at El Monte Avenue near Marich Way,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Howie Meyerson, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman schools hit with big wait lists

Parents looking to send their kids to some of the city's highest-performing schools in August had better get ready to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Oh man, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 33 comments | 4488 Views
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