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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Keeping it real , 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 916 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 Huh?, 8 hours ago | 126 comments | 5177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Upgrades on the way for some MV Whisman schools

Old, leaky building riddled with dry rot soon will be a thing of the past for elementary schools like Monta Loma. The Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, 9 hours ago | 10 comments | 1991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $42 M Castro school project

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided Thursday night to move forward with a $42 million transformation of the Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Analysis: Supreme Court ruling likely to affect equal-rights laws

The U.S. Supreme Court's sweeping decision that same-sex marriage is protected by the Fourteenth Amendment will have widespread...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Me, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 549 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 Mel, 14 hours ago | 37 comments | 4239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in package theft case

A man in possession of a package that is thought to have been stolen was arrested on an outstanding warrant in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1109 Views

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A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 936 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars —...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by JeezLouise, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 535 Views

AROUND TOWN

The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oh My! Wait, no nevermind, 21 hours ago | 19 comments | 9668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Experts: Rising sea level needs to be top priority

Sea levels are already rising along the San Francisco Bay and local creeks, and officials can't waste time in finding a fix,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by @Sheeple, 21 hours ago | 15 comments | 1737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Uh...wow, 22 hours ago | 42 comments | 4856 Views

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Airbnb tent raises eyebrows

Paying $965 a month for a one-bedroom rental might seem a bargain in Mountain View, especially for a place featuring a garden...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by MV OG, on Jun 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 3475 Views

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Growing need for garden plots in Mountain View

Want to grow your own veggies, herbs or flowers at a Mountain View community garden? Get to the back of the line. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by bkengland@gmail.com, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Utterly, on Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Far From It, on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:42 pm | 37 comments | 2720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Jose woman arrested on kidnapping charges

A 33-year-old San Jose woman was arrested last week in Mountain View after she allegedly got into someone's car and demanded...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

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Report: Cities unprepared for sea-level rise

The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury has a message for city and county officials who are dragging their feet regarding...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View slashes water use in May

Worsening drought conditions and greater pressure from the state of California may finally be having an impact on water use...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Verde Verdad, on Jun 26, 2015 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-house pick to head community college district

After a months-long national search for a new chancellor to head the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, the board...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 26, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1361 Views
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