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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 | 7364 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 | 7358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

For years, Khan Academy has challenged the status quo in education, vowing to create a world-class education available to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 7353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 7351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 46 comments | 7344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 7344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist struck, killed by car near Palo Alto

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 7340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big changes afoot at San Antonio Center

A new round of large-scale demolition and construction is under way at San Antonio Center as part of a long-planned second...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by not Smart Growth, on Jun 4, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 33 comments | 7333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas lines cut on Second Harvest trucks

Gas stolen from two Second Harvest Food Bank trucks earlier this week will cost the nonprofit the equivalent of 34,000 meals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 7331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs downtown office building

On Tuesday evening the City Council unanimously approved another new downtown office building, a three-story structure built...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 43 comments | 7322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 12, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 132 comments | 7310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 7301 Views

AROUND TOWN

190 apartments proposed for Moffett Blvd

A four-story apartment project could soon replace the County Social Services building at 100 Moffett Boulevard, and close...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by dc, on Mar 10, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 28 comments | 7291 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

Residents and management at a Mountain View mobile home park expressed relief, resignation, anger and frustration -- in some...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 7290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 7284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grads focus on future jobs

As Mountain View High School's class of 2012 marched over the synthetic turf of Carl Anderson Field in their black caps and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 7276 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Self-healing' proponent to speak in Mountain View

After a series of unsuccessful surgeries during his childhood failed to fix his severe cataracts, doctors told Meir Schneider...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by robert, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 7276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 7275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council deadlocks on San Antonio housing needs

City Council members found themselves considering a change in course Tuesday after a group of residents called attention...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 28, 2014 at 4:10 am | 14 comments | 7269 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 Wow, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 49 comments | 7268 Views
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