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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVwTaxpayer, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 5608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High survey reveals culture of stress

Students at Los Altos High School are some of the highest-achieving in the nation. And while most will go on to college,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by BackToSleep, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | 45 comments | 10278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 45 comments | 3437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 7426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 5913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 5630 Views

AROUND TOWN

District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 2957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee chair unleashes anti-Semitic comments

Comments made by Visual Arts Committee chair Christopher Parkinson online and in emails last week are bizarre, anti-Semitic,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 44 comments | 3772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parking at 100 Moffett Project

(Letter to the editor published in the 11/29/13 print edition) On Dec. 3, the City Council will consider final approval...

Original post made by Peter Spitzer on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Spitzer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 44 comments | 4035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 6982 Views

AROUND TOWN

are electric-assist bicycles really banned from Mountain View bike paths?

Mr. Roadshow in the Mercury-News this morning says that electric-assist bicycles are banned from all bike paths in Mountain...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 8, 2014 at 7:57 am | 44 comments | 1482 Views

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MVWSD superintendent defends $20 + million in reserves; teachers& parents challenge his priorities

I live in the Shoreline West neighborhood of Mountain View. After watching this video, I am appalled by Mr. Goldman's management...

Original post made by Beth Galvin on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by @MV Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 3684 Views

ELECTIONS

Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 44 comments | 6331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 4297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strikers at BMW returning to the table

After three weeks of striking at BMW of Mountain View, service writers and mechanics were scheduled to go back to the bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by bmw walker, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:17 am | 43 comments | 3645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3752 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HSR may cut into Central Expressway

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive Berlin Wall, as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by sally j, on Jun 7, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 43 comments | 2790 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 5053 Views

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City examining site of fatal accident

Trees, swaying lightly in the cool breeze, line the sidewalk and median strip of California Street at its intersection with...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 43 comments | 2710 Views
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