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AROUND TOWN

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train in Mountain View this morning, according to a Caltrain spokeswoman. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1272 Views

ELECTIONS

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters Guide: School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 182 comments | 6019 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chip Hood, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important Reasons to Vote NO on G

Because the biggest donor to the YES on G campaign is the out-of-state bank that will handle the bond? Because the district...

Original post made by No on G parent on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 1563 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 3196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 1779 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Pre-Medical Student Reflects on CA State Budget

Whether preparing to graduate or just beginning applications to medical school, premedical students have plenty of things...

Original post made by Rachel Kelley on Jun. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1800 Views

ELECTIONS

Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Jun 2, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 2927 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Houston, we have a solution"

It's safe to say that no other federal building has inspired the sort of language heard at a dedication on Friday for "Sustainability...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Droege, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 9 comments | 1287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 1580 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose taxing power

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotels, office dominate center plan

Back in the days when Sears was a high-traffic store that could draw customers from miles around to San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA finds high levels of toxic vapors in NASA building

A building occupied by facilities workers at NASA Ames Research Center has 10 times the limit of toxic vapors coming from...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by rem, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views
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