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SCHOOLS & KIDS

With PACT moving in, preschool looks for new home

The Mountain View Child Development Center -- a YMCA-run preschool for low-income families which has operated for 20 years...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 23 comments | 2471 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 4369 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA explores green bond

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District may sponsor a bond measure next year to raise money to make its campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail-stop idea before council next week

Residents may have their last big chance to weigh in on a high speed rail stop for Mountain View next Tuesday, as the issue...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soccer coach appears in court today

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach and community leader arrested on molestation charges, will be transported...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voice Reader, on Mar 11, 2009 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 1887 Views

AROUND TOWN

City plans yearly shredding event

Mountain View residents once again will get a chance to safely dispose of old tax returns, bank statements and medical records...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marty, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 16 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council members point to $37M in reserves

After a presentation from the city manager last month about the seriousness of the city's budget problems, some council members...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by An involved non resident of Mountain View, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (March 10)

Nature walk: Daylight Savings celebration at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoreline_Park,_Mountain_View Shoreline] Shoreline...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ricia, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

MOVIES

Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as Mountain View filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her documentary on...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 8, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 10 comments | 4581 Views

AROUND TOWN

The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by cole, on Mar 8, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool families to protest at tonight's school board meeting

Fifty local families plan to hold a protest at the elementary school district board meeting tonight, demanding new classroom...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by It's a Private Preschool, on Mar 7, 2009 at 7:29 am | 11 comments | 2099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma seeks unity with CEL

Looking for a way to get more parents involved and increase test scores, Monta Loma Elementary School has found for its role...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJ in Cuesta, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission shelves fee for single-use bags

Before county residents are asked to spend a quarter for every paper or plastic shopping bag, the Santa Clara County Recycling...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 4, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Skimming' scam at ATMs hits local resident

Nick Elvitsky was shocked when $500 was deducted from his account on Jan. 26: "I did not take that money out. I have been...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Budget passed, but uncertainty remains

It was a long, long wait. But even now, after a state budget was finally passed, local administrators remain uncertain about...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Reactionary Fringe, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A tale of two school programs

At Castro School, the PACT program gets ready to strike out on its own, taking nearly 200 students with it. Meanwhile, Monta...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sierra, on Mar 4, 2009 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1882 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Economy creates big setback for BART to SJ

New analysis of projected sales tax revenues shows that bringing BART to San Jose will be delayed a number of years, even...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Vijay Kumar, on Mar 3, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at looking into HSR stop downtown

Hopes for a downtown high speed rail stop may have come and gone in a flash Tuesday after City Council members deadlocked...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 23 comments | 2144 Views
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