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Agricultural vision grows for Stieper park

The agriculture roots of Mountain View will get a new plot of fertile ground, thanks to a decision by the City Council on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dori, on Jun 16, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 2035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board postpones Whisman school decision

Residents urging the Mountain View Whisman School District to open a new school in the Slater and Whisman neighborhood area...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Aamir Farooqui, on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 25 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member resigns over hostility

Board member Chris Chiang announced Friday night that he will be stepping down from the Mountain View Whisman school board...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 117 comments | 12876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs Rengstorff community center design

After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Joanne, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 3006 Views

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Senator Hill Hosts ‘Java with Jerry’ in Mountain View

Join Senator Jerry Hill for coffee talk about state legislative issues from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, at Clocktower...

Original post made by Office of State Senator Jerry Hill on Jun. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors approve study on youth psych beds

Santa Clara County has not had an acute-care, inpatient psychiatric unit for youth for more than 20 years, but the Board...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2015 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 1815 Views

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Google closing down blue-collar bastion in North Bayshore

The days are numbered for an eclectic little community of tradesmen, start-ups and a community theater operating out of industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic Who Knows How To Read Between The Lines, on Jun 14, 2015 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 15287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facility immediately, PACT petition to school board 6/4/11

The Stevenson PACT Foundation chair publicly presented this petition to the MVWSD Board. “Petition for permanent Stevenson...

Original post made by FYI on Jun. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board hesitates over pricey Castro plans

The Mountain View Whisman school board got its first detailed look at ambitious plans to change the face of Castro Elementary,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by sc, on Jun 14, 2015 at 2:46 am | 4 comments | 3749 Views

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Mountain View man arrested in undercover sting

A Mountain View man suspected of stealing a package from the porch of a Palo Alto home and then trying to pawn off its contents...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by @Martin, on Jun 12, 2015 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 3312 Views

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Language, and its limits

In staging the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady," Broadway By the Bay has made the curious choice of engaging...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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MV police officer struck by truck

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of striking a police officer with his truck while being issued a parking citation...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Never Ending Stream of Egomaniacs, on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 9739 Views

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School board sticks with controversial search firm

The Mountain View Whisman School District successfully found a new superintendent last week, but there was a noticeable bump...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1061 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by jeff tarnow, on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:03 pm | 175 comments | 48757 Views

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South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 2373 Views

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Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 3536 Views

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Police confrontation leads to arrest

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted police and refused to cooperate during an unrelated...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Scott , on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1766 Views

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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. 8, 2015
Last comment by Thida, on Jun 10, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 2685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5448 Views
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