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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ooops, on Jun 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 905 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 2087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pricey Castro School project gets $10M in cuts

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided on June 24 to move forward with a $42 million construction project at Castro...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Jul 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thor leaves lasting legacy at Foothill

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has been the center of attention lately, from launching its new baccalaureate...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating life and death at the Obon Festival

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple's annual Obon Festival is this weekend, bringing Japanese cultural activities and displays,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Past jail time

Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by jeff weaver, on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2202 Views

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Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building

The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by George, on Jul 28, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

ELECTIONS

A strange definition of 'transparency'

Any political candidate will let you know that one of the most important factors in deciding whether to run for office is...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 380 Views

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Local coach to compete in world championship

A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by KC, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rebuilding a life

It looked like Mountain View cabinet-maker Johnny Martinez would never leave his hospital bed following a serious motorcycle...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Elsa V. W, on Aug 5, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2289 Views

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Mountain View plays host to sister city's teens

Teens from Mountain View's sister city in Japan are getting a taste of life in Silicon Valley this week as part of a high...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2015
Last comment by Stevie, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students take on MV social justice issues

Immigration, policy brutality and the high cost of living are all hot-button issues that are sure to draw a crowd, and here...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Prithvi and Padma Singh, on Aug 9, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: city expo highlights local tech marvels

Police bots, self-driving cars and an array of newfangled apps will take center-stage this Thursday for the first city-sponsored...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by GarySchroeder, on Aug 16, 2015 at 3:49 am | 2 comments | 3018 Views

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McKelvey Park flood basin on the horizon

McKelvey Park is just months away from a complete makeover. The Santa Clara Valley Water District is slated to begin construction...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 17, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 576 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 17, 2015 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech upgrades in store for high school students

It would be hard to spot the difference as students head back to school this week, but Google's ubiquitous presence in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 20, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to hire new PIO

Communication between the community and the district office has been spotty for the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tamara Wilson , on Aug 26, 2015 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1971 Views
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