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AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Man with handgun reported at Cuesta Park

A concerned citizen called the police on Dec. 26 at about 6:15 reporting that he had just seen a man with a silver or chrome...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Happiness is a Warm Sweatshirt, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 3665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Cold cases, gang crime top news

Mountain View residents gained some closure this year after two cold cases were resolved, the driver who hit and killed a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steven A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 5667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Educator, on Dec 31, 2013 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 6873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire inspectors: Mobile home fire was intentionally set

The fire that tore through a mobile home last month was intentionally set, according to an investigation by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by beelia, on Jan 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 5770 Views

AROUND TOWN

New year, old rule: Spare the Air

The new year is starting in the Bay Area the same way the old year ended -- with a Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 5656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Jan 2, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area: 2013 sets record for low rainfall

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by huffle, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 4008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue Thursday

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by A Friend, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 3908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: another 'Spare the Air' day

With the Bay Area experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years, another "Winter Spare the Air" day...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 3921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenges in the year ahead

Old-timers soon won't recognize the city they called their own, as a flood of high-tech offices and well-paid engineers push...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Eric, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 7313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 5047 Views

RESTAURANTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 4745 Views

ELECTIONS

Chris Clark in line to be 2014 mayor

It's a tradition that hasn't failed in almost 10 years: at the start of every new year, the city's vice mayor rotates into...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 4065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jan 14, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 14 comments | 15577 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Clark, McAlister to lead City Council in 2014

Second-year council members Chris Clark and John McAlister were named Mountain View's mayor and vice mayor in unanimous City...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 3059 Views

MOVIES

Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

State may declare drought emergency

The state of California's water supply is in a third year of drought and is prompting state water officials to ask for a...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 9, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 4123 Views
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