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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 3606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sunnyvale joins MV in '$15 by 2018' wage plan

Following Mountain View's lead, the Sunnyvale City Council on Tuesday approved its own timetable for raising the minimum...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit finds big problems in MV schools

Closing the achievement gap in Mountain View schools may require big changes from the top down. A recent educational audit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Another MVWSD Parent, on Dec 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 13 comments | 5606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site

Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Culture_change, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 35 comments | 5268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Zuckerberg, wife commit to giving 99 percent of Facebook shares to charity

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that they will give 99 percent of their...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by At OK with it , on Dec 3, 2015 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 1866 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's rental woes top Tuesday's council agenda

Once again, Mountain View city leaders will consider new policies to provide relief for tenants struggling to retain housing...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 22 comments | 4190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect sought in tennis court feud

Police are searching for a man who allegedly punched someone over an argument on a tennis court at Cuesta Park over the weekend. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Medical Foundation names new CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation has named Elizabeth Vilardo, M.D., as its new chief executive officer, according to a Nov. 25...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anita Nichols, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire displaces six people

Six people were displaced in a two-alarm residential fire in Mountain View on Monday afternoon, a fire spokesman said today. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 3057 Views

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MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 6159 Views

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Mountain View lacks crucial staff for permit reviews

Mountain View is facing a severe lack of seasoned city planners and other staffers needed to handle an unrelenting surge...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:27 am | 5 comments | 2385 Views

BOOKS

One big campy family

For the past year, Mountain View nightclub King of Clubs has been hosting a semimonthly drag show, Game of Hearts. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Daniel P. Lloyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2838 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police tout new crime-fighting tools

As Mountain View prides itself for being a crucible for new technologies, it makes sense that the city's local police force...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by A Developer, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:33 am | 4 comments | 3162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 3773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mental health doesn't take a holiday

The Community Health Awareness Council saw a shift in leadership earlier this year, when Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto took over...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3972 Views

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Cold-weather shelters open early due to frigid temperatures

Cold-weather shelters in Santa Clara County opened their doors Tuesday evening, about a week ahead of schedule, to accommodate...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by ReallyHardWorker, on Nov 30, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 2110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

House fire injures resident, firefighter

A Mountain View man was hospitalized yesterday following a house fire that burned through the garage, causing damage to the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: man arrested in busy intersection

Police arrested a man at a busy intersection in Mountain View on Sunday after he allegedly crossed into oncoming traffic,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 30, 2015 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class action lawsuit filed against County over solitary confinement practices

A class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Santa Clara County for placing hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 3032 Views
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