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High school wrestling program a no-go

A local effort to bring the wrestling program back to Mountain View High School looks to be a no-go, at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Concerned MVLA Teacher, on May 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 6535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Valedictorian, on May 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 3703 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plans for electrified Caltrain

Once again, it seems that special interests are leading the way into any substantial changes in our society. The Caltrain...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on May 5, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5485 Views

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Controversial Arizona sheriff speaking in MV

Despised by the left and loved by the right, Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is bringing his polarizing views to Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A call for immigration reform at May Day march

A crowd of residents marched from Rengstorff Park to City Hall on Thursday evening, calling attention to problems created...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ think, on May 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 4290 Views

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City considers fees to reduce commuters

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 4474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by DisIntergrate, on May 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 32 comments | 13498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped for Bubb

Cyndee Nguyen will be the new principal of Benjamin Bubb Elementary School. Her selection was announced at the Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ Parent, on May 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 5 comments | 3906 Views

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Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Their Neighbour, on May 2, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments | 3793 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 12532 Views

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County passes new food-safety law

Restaurants in Santa Clara County will be required to post a food-safety grading placard in their windows starting this fall,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by dc, on May 1, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 3264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary Selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools

Huff Elementary and Monta Loma Elementary are selected as 2014 California Distinguished Schools, last year Graham Middle...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on May. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 295 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A good year for the city budget

With Mountain View growing at an unprecedented rate, the city budget is projected to have a surplus for years to come, the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by GDM, on May 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2713 Views

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A market sampler

Here's a comparison of what was offered in mid-March at similar prices but in different cities. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on May 1, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4533 Views

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A geyser on Middlefield Road

A geyser sprang up like Old Faithful on Middlefield Road this afternoon around 3 p.m., the result of a rental car hitting...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Eruption, on May 1, 2014 at 5:53 am | 8 comments | 3312 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8253 Views

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Council Considering Toll Roads for City Streets

It may be that Mountain View will be following the VTAs lead by introducing the first toll lanes in the city to the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 30, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 261 Views

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Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 2157 Views
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