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OTHER ISSUES

New NASA Ames director shoots for the stars

He started as a college intern in 1984 and now Eugene Tu has the top job at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success from adversity for Alta Vista grads

Graduation day for Alta Vista High School feels like any other, with the black caps, the gowns, the tassels and the teary-eyed...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 3854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters - Boost in Local Air Traffic (eKTf3Page 19 June 5/2015)

Many thanks to Michael Hulfactor for his letter explaining the increase in air traffic over Mountain View and neighboring...

Original post made by L. Brown on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils plans for new 'dome-ain'

Google's vision for a futuristic campus of bubble buildings hasn't popped. The search-engine company last week unveiled plans...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 6085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creek trail takes a middle school detour

It's going to be a tight fit, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is finishing up designs this month to construct...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When enrollment swells, special ed students get bumped

Getting moved from one school to another can be jarring for any kid trying to make friends and get used to a new learning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 6 comments | 2366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Jun 5, 2015 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 3438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy to offer free, online SAT prep

Mountain View-based online education company Khan Academy is hoping to disrupt yet another traditional educational platform...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by MVLA district parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and let your pooch run free -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Spine needed here, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:06 am | 96 comments | 5803 Views

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Police seeking hit and run suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a motorist who struck a bicyclist this morning on Rengstorff avenue at...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by No Mercy, on Jun 4, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 6 comments | 2743 Views

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Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by not Smart Growth, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 33 comments | 4837 Views

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Free hands-on CPR lesson Friday

In honor of National CPR/AED Awareness Week, the Mountain View Fire Department, El Camino Hospital, El Camino YMCA and American...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jim C , on Jun 3, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pet doors: the ins and outs

At her owner's request for a demonstration, the energetic pup bounded through the little built-in rectangle escape. She circled...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Skylar Mitchell, on Jun 3, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

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City wins in long-fought lawsuits

Attorneys for Mountain View announced in recent days that they successfully defended the city against two lawsuits from landlords...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Well that is , on Jun 2, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 3837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Metropolitan Transportation Commission approves expansion of bike share program

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 2754 Views

BOOKS

Days numbered for city's small RV park

Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Left in the Middle, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 4212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 6755 Views

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Dessert shop is ground zero in neighborhood feud

A corner cafe specializing in frozen desserts would seem like the perfect setting to relax and cool off, but the proprietors...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Geek, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:53 am | 33 comments | 7097 Views
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