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ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 8068 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy — literally — thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Muthiah, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 8064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoreline to celebrate 25th anniversary

This Sunday, Mountain View will hold several events honoring the 1983 opening of one of its most significant undertakings:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by anastasia, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 8059 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn sets sights on local watering hole

One of Mountain View's well-established bars is the latest property in the cross-hairs of a rapid spree of development proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:23 am | 12 comments | 8053 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by BvP, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 8052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging the age gap

Kids these days get their kicks from digital media and video games, which has some people worried about the tabletop games...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Debbie Rosenberg, on May 31, 2014 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 8050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 8048 Views

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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 | 8026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 8021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jose Antonio Vargas' life 'Documented'

Last night's presentation of Jose Antonio Vargas' new film was not the first, but it may have been the most significant for...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bummer, on Feb 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 14 comments | 8005 Views

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Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by a resident from another town, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 8002 Views

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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 Wow, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 49 comments | 8002 Views

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Rash of burglaries hits Waverly Park

Police are urging residents to lock their doors and be vigilant following numerous home burglaries in the normally quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 25 comments | 7997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New board member pushes for fire sprinklers

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District install fire sprinklers in all of its buildings? Incoming school board member...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 7983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 7979 Views

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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 7976 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 7973 Views

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Floating yoga at Shoreline

The newest activity at the Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center is an unusual sight -- a Saturday morning yoga class bobbing in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 7968 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 7965 Views

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Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 7963 Views
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