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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 Aug 22, 2014 at 10:36 am | 21 comments | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Mercedes Salem says she'll represent renters

Concern for Mountain View's middle class families struggling to pay increasing rents has inspired Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:53 am | 28 comments | 3632 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 18 comments | 1565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Leaf blowing at 5:45 AM?!

Live next to Rengstorff Park and woke up at 5:45 AM this morning to a guy walking around in near darkness at Rengstorff Park...

Original post made by James on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by PH, on Aug 21, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 86 Views

SPORTS

Nova Fusion 14A Girls Fastpitch Softball Tryouts this Sun 8/24

Having just completed a successful 14A Summer Season, the Nova Fusion competitive girls softball team is holding Tryouts...

Original post made by LibbyOK on Aug. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 49 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spike in thefts, burglaries across town

Dispersed incidents of car, store and home burglaries hit Mountain View early last week, as suspects broke windows and made...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 21, 2014 at 10:21 am | 8 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 4991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by What about the victim(s), on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 105 comments | 21926 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by No More Hypocrisy, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:13 am | 13 comments | 551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power quickly restored after outage in Mountain View

A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 1912 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 MVResident67, on Aug 18, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 22 comments | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

City plans yearly shredding event

Mountain View residents once again will get a chance to safely dispose of old tax returns, bank statements and medical records...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by vet, on Aug 18, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 17 comments | 2337 Views

ELECTIONS

P.E. issue pulls in candidates

The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

The Valley Transportation Association will be closing Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station early next year. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 3752 Views

ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five county residents infected with West Nile virus

Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dumbing Down, on Aug 17, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 100 comments | 3646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lots left to do in massive toxic cleanup

A watchdog group has offered ways to improve the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to clean up and monitor the toxics...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart

"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1357 Views
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