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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman School?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 2713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Moffett's 1,000 acres may be sealed by next month

In what could have a huge impact on the region, several different groups are making moves in a bidding war for Moffett Field's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by RocketSciRick, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:15 am | 24 comments | 15407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dual Immersion to stay at Castro

The administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District is going back to the drawing board after residents in the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by fellow parent, on Feb 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 10347 Views

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Protesters await Israel PM's arrival in Mountain View

Protesters awaited the arrival of Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Computer History...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by chris_j, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 11113 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 24027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 4701 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 6672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 5727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian killed in crosswalk was Los Altos engineer

Robert Schwehr had dropped off his car at the Mountain View Costco's tire center and was walking across the street when he...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Jacobs, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 6537 Views

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Editorial: A positive step toward transparency

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board did the right thing last week in scheduling a public discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:57 am | 24 comments | 1563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boundary process fraught with distractions

As a resident and taxpayer in Los Altos for almost 30 years, I am very distressed by the process and possible outcome of...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 26, 2007 at 7:03 pm | 23 comments | 35555 Views

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Father-daughter duo arrested in pot bust

Mountain View police arrested a father and daughter last week for allegedly growing marijuana for sale. The bust came after...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by hometownMV, on Feb 14, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 23 comments | 3031 Views

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Police arrest six after gang fight

Police say six Norteno gang members are in custody after a street fight in which a rival gang member was grazed with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by yo, on Jan 8, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 23 comments | 3942 Views

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Council balks at looking into HSR stop downtown

Hopes for a downtown high speed rail stop may have come and gone in a flash Tuesday after City Council members deadlocked...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 3, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 23 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With PACT moving in, preschool looks for new home

The Mountain View Child Development Center -- a YMCA-run preschool for low-income families which has operated for 20 years...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 11, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 23 comments | 3079 Views

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Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 23 comments | 5334 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

Several hundred local civic leaders gathered Friday in Sunnyvale to propose a constitutional convention to "take back California"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3533 Views

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Occasional ban on wood fires starts Nov. 1

Sunday marked the beginning of a four-month period in the Bay Area when burning wood will be outlawed on "Spare the Air"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Nov 18, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments | 2459 Views

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City acquires possible shopping center location

With an eye towards building another shopping center in Mountain View, the city has acquired a $9.5 million piece of property...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Linda Dupre, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 23 comments | 2787 Views
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