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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report says schools out of room by 2012

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:26 am | 4 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the statewide average on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by JS, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee clashes with district office over public records

Steve Nelson is just a couple of months away from leaving his post as a board member for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Oh really, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 15 comments | 2858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteer helps Washington wildfire relief effort

Mountain View resident Marcel Pajuelo-Schwartz was in good spirits the day after he returned from the Red Cross shelter at...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Leslie Lambert, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite setbacks, model USS Macon flies at Moffett

It took three years and a few dramatic failures before Jack Clemens could fly his huge model of the USS Macon on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by JESSE, on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 2858 Views

AROUND TOWN

A colorful time at the library

Margaret Rickling, 4, works on a picture she's drawing at the Mountain View Library's recent "Family Fest" event. Photo by...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Library Supporter, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 2857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek suspects in home-invasion robbery

Police are searching for two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Mountain View on Wednesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by James P., on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:24 am | 2 comments | 2857 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2857 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mvuser, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week trip to India last month, his car was missing from where he thought it was safely...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by jerry, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Endorsements? I'll pass, some candidates say

As the three incumbents for City Council rake in endorsements from community leaders and groups like the Sierra Club and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 22 comments | 2855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff student a whiz at math

A student from Mountain View has been named the second-best "Mathlete" among all fifth-graders in the country by a national...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 2854 Views

AROUND TOWN

County sets bait to stop fruit flies

State workers will begin laying bait today in Santa Clara County to stop the spread of oriental fruit flies, county officials...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council on taxis: Let the market decide

An ordinance created in the 1960s that limits taxi service in Mountain View to two companies may have outlasted its usefulness,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2853 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2853 Views
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