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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 4393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT program gets its own campus

With Castro Elementary School at full capacity, trustees decided last week to move the school's popular PACT program to a...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 130 comments | 4392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change on horizon for MV Whisman

School officials contemplated big changes last week as they discussed a possible overhaul of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MVWSD Volunteer, on Oct 11, 2009 at 7:47 am | 16 comments | 4392 Views

SPORTS

A place to catch some air

After five years of delay, the city is quickly rolling towards putting in a bike park at Shoreline that could become a destination...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by JohnG, on Dec 30, 2007 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm owners threaten lawsuit

In the days leading up to next week's City Council meeting, the battle over the Grant Road farm has taken on the ugly traits...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by hunjnjkn, on Jun 7, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 4388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff area bike tour highlights need for safer streets

Mounted on their bikes, a group of residents and city officials rolled through the Rengstorff Park neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 46 comments | 4382 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 4376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 4375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apparent attempted abduction in Los Altos Hills

A woman walking her dog in along Hilltop Drive in Los Altos Hills told police she was nearly abducted today, March 29. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 4375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who planned this (bars and ice cream shops)

Have you ever strolled down Castro St. in the evening? Right next to the ice cream (gelato) shop, what do you find? Two...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Carly, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4372 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 4371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks might vote on San Antonio redevelopment

Mountain View's city attorney and the California Fair Political Practices Commission are busy hashing out whether council...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 4371 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 4362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4354 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 4350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google backs 5,000 new homes in North Bayshore

In a planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Google declared support of zoning for as many as 5,000 homes north of Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by long-term-understanding-needed-MV, on Sep 14, 2014 at 9:14 am | 63 comments | 4350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA's Kids Art on Main Street Exhibition Showcases 30 Young Artists

From July 3-31, 2007, visitors to the Main Street Café and Books in Los Altos will enjoy seeing children’s art from the Community...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4349 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Britten, on Jul 18, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 4348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 4336 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County offers discount transit passes to low-income residents

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose City Councilman Sam Liccardo joined a charity group Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 4336 Views
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