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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 4954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jorge, on Oct 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 50 comments | 32682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 50 comments | 10850 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 7127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 1905 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 3336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 2181 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lieber's campaign to focus on Prop. 13, budget

Former Mountain View mayor and state Assembly member Sally Lieber is known for being a Democrat further to the left than...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Mar 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 49 comments | 2783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No end to schools' battle over space

Another court ruling has been handed down in the years-long battle over classroom space between Bullis Charter School and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Apr 3, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 49 comments | 2743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters of Measure G greatly outspending opponents

Supporters of Measure G have raised far more than opponents of the $198 million school bond set to go to a vote in the June...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:09 am | 49 comments | 2922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Plastic bag ban meeting at City Hall

The city will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. this evening to gather comments on a proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by dc, on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 49 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 18650 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 6783 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. White Boy was in the Nortenos'

Except for a few bumps in the road, Jacob DeWitt had a normal upbringing in Mountain View, say local residents who knew him....

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:26 am | 48 comments | 5543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three teens charged with alleged hate crimes

Three Mountain View teenagers are in custody on hate crime and other charges after allegedly shouting racial epithets and...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:37 pm | 48 comments | 2584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned Tuesday about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 48 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed crossing California Street

A man visiting from Springfield, Ill. was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of California Street and Pettis...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Adrienne, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 48 comments | 3312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bag ban gets council's OK

The days of getting plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:42 am | 48 comments | 5023 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Walmart worker speaks out about low wages

News of President Obama's visit to Mountain View's Walmart Friday prompted an employee of the store to speak up about not...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by alfred, on May 16, 2014 at 8:39 am | 48 comments | 4544 Views
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