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ELECTIONS

Parents rally around teacher pay issue

Parents rallied behind Mountain View Whisman School District teachers last night at an informal meeting to discuss the recent,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crime briefs: Walmart arrests, cocaine sales and laptop theft

Three are arrested outside Walmart, concert-goers arrested on cocaine possession charges and detectives track down suspects...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 3421 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 2952 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 14886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council stays the course with office-heavy North Bayshore plan

On Tuesday, City Council members forged ahead with a North Bayshore precise plan that would allow Google and LinkedIn to...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Another Observer, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 39 comments | 3049 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where pizza calls, lasagna answers

My mother never made lasagna. We ate spaghetti Bolognese every Thursday, although we just called it noodles with meat sauce....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lina, on Sep 19, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 4 comments | 216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 4900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek car burglary suspects

Police are looking for two men who broke into a car at a Safeway in Mountain View and stole an iPod and speakers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Gladys, on Sep 19, 2014 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 2182 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 3050 Views

ELECTIONS

No labor peace for hotel on city land

In a closed-door meeting last week about a hotel and office development proposed for city land at 750 Moffett Boulevard,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate threatened by campaign sign vandal

When council candidate Ken Rosenberg confronted a man destroying a fellow candidate's campaign sign last week, he didn't...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 3014 Views

ELECTIONS

Yes or No on the LASD Bond?

I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if...

Original post made by undecided voter on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Landers, on Sep 18, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 115 comments | 1620 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Light rain heading to Bay Area

Long-awaited rain is expected to arrive in the Bay Area this afternoon but likely won't amount to much. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Power Outages, on Sep 18, 2014 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bias in the Voice

Amazing bias, On page one of Town Square all the stories are 2014 except for the one about Lenny Siegel which goes back to...

Original post made by Old Mountain View Resident on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Old Mountain View Resident, on Sep 18, 2014 at 8:54 am | 19 comments | 357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops reach out to residents with podcast

Recording microphones and audio-editing software and equipment aren't a common sight around most police departments. However,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by The Scotts, on Sep 18, 2014 at 6:03 am | 4 comments | 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor wins 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cordelia, on Sep 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public input favors Mountain View minimum wage increase

Residents and local business owners are largely in favor of an increase to Mountain View's minimum wage, according to input...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Tee, on Sep 16, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 16 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School districts decry new state reserves law

Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Charter Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 1838 Views
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