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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators applaud proposed changes to NCLB

When President Barack Obama announced this year's budget on Feb. 1, it included a plan to reform the No Child Left Behind...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news Tuesday about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 30, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 1663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City could fund group home for seniors

A company seeking to buy and renovate a home in Mountain View for five low-income senior citizens may receive up to $1.21...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 2199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neal and Other Locals Give Impassioned Pleas for Berlin Wall

Jim Neal, who ran for City Council last November has continued to be very active in city politics. He still attends...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by LOL, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just hanging around

Twin brothers Eli, left, and Mark beat the heat on a warm day by spending some time on the swings at Pioneer Park in downtown...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sammy the Squirrel, on May 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 21962 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Final Thursday Night Live

The very last Thursday Night Live event of the summer is happening tonight on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caroline, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1949 Views

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Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by John, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 2575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 3965 Views

SPORTS

Soap Box Derby racers zoom down Dana

In a test of skill Sunday, kids ages 8 to 17 reached speeds of up to 24 miles per hour as they barreled down the overpass...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 4461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: School board to discuss enrollment

With enrollment numbers increasing faster than expected, the elementary school board is scheduled to hear a demographic analysis...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2472 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 3500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freezing temperatures prompt warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning over the next few days as conditions are expected to be frostier...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by grime, on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 5814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1544 Views

ELECTIONS

Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 3797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looking at busy year in 2011

It may prove to be one of the most pivotal years in city history, for the simple reason that a new city manager will be hired...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 12, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views

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Storm sets records

The storm that struck Thursday night triggered more than 700 lightning strikes around the Bay Area, set new records for rainfall...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Seer Clearly, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views
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