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AROUND TOWN

Staff urges council to reject five development projects

Rapid residential growth has been touted the best long-term way for Mountain View to alleviate a host of traffic and housing...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by @a resident of Monta Loma, on Dec 11, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 31 comments | 3719 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quantum leap for Silicon Valley?

For years now, the star at the NASA Ames Supercomputing center has been Pleiades, a sprawling mega-computer that fills the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 11, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1533 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 515 Views

AROUND TOWN

For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV meeting on creating local energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View is partnering with a small band of South Bay cities...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mike Balma, on Dec 10, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1228 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Well, on Dec 10, 2015 at 9:46 am | 9 comments | 2020 Views

OTHER ISSUES

RotaCare serves vital role for neediest

For the past three years, the small nonprofit clinic tucked away in a basement on El Camino Hospital's campus has been a...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by fcservices, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hikes fares by 50 cents

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your wallets to take a hit. Caltrain plans to hike fares by 50 cents, effective Feb. 28,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Dec 9, 2015 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 1770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 6355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council open to new Marriott hotels

It's still a long way from the finish line, but a proposal to build two Marriott hotels on Palo Alto's border with Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JCC???, on Dec 8, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 4 comments | 1371 Views

BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland street gang implicated in local car burglaries

A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted 21 people for a series of sophisticated auto break-ins throughout the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3185 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect at large in south Palo Alto sexual battery

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman's breasts after offering her gardening services and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Wow, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares for a winter deluge

The city of Mountain View is bracing for heavy rainfall this winter, following predictions of a powerful El Nino season that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Dec 7, 2015 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 3705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 4794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale joins MV in '$15 by 2018' wage plan

Following Mountain View's lead, the Sunnyvale City Council on Tuesday approved its own timetable for raising the minimum...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit finds big problems in MV schools

Closing the achievement gap in Mountain View schools may require big changes from the top down. A recent educational audit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Another MVWSD Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 13 comments | 4262 Views
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