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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 6714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dessert shop is ground zero in neighborhood feud

A corner cafe specializing in frozen desserts would seem like the perfect setting to relax and cool off, but the proprietors...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Geek, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:53 am | 33 comments | 7054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district to revise homework policy

Students feeling swamped with homework may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by mvhs student, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:40 am | 6 comments | 4069 Views

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What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hope, on May 31, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 5714 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Council watcher, on May 30, 2015 at 11:14 pm | 55 comments | 2347 Views

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Stanford University lab received live anthrax shipment

Stanford University officials assured the public Thursday, May 28, that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Eisenhower, on May 30, 2015 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 1596 Views

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Shuck it to me

Oysters should be your first choice at Shell Shock, where offerings change according to what's in season and oysters are...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Frequent Diner, on May 29, 2015 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

SPORTS

Competitive Youth Soccer Fall Tryouts June 8 June 14, for 716 year olds

We are Red Star Soccer Academy, a local Soccer Academy based in Mountain View and Los Altos, fashioned after classic European...

Original post made by Paola Lubet on May. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 148 Views

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Police searching for car theft suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of stealing a credit card and over $950 in cash and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on May 28, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 2475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV teen arrested in kidnapping incident

A 19-year-old Mountain View man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to let his girlfriend out of his car and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paul Neumeister, on May 28, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 2825 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, on May 28, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 2625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, on May 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 3915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 2035 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 59 comments | 3174 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos: police seek to ID burglary suspects in video

Los Altos police today have released video footage of two suspects in a burglary committed earlier this month. Read the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2559 Views

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Proposal for BRT Lanes on Hwy 85 also!

If you thought that the BRT lanes on El Camino were bad, it appears that a big push has materialized (seemingly out of nowhere)...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City toughens up water restrictions

Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by VTA PROPAGANDA, on May 27, 2015 at 8:04 am | 23 comments | 3693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 2754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2106 Views

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Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on May 24, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4560 Views
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