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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum —...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 6, 2017 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 651 Views

ELECTIONS

Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

Plenty of people probably want nothing to do with politics after last November's election, but for some it's exactly why...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kacey , on Jan 6, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 760 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters split on rent control measures

Election night results show Mountain View voters are leaning toward yes on the Measure V rent control charter amendment and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by ANON, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:07 am | 5 comments | 4749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google gives $800,000 for downtown WiFi

Plans for a citywide fiber-optic network may be on hiatus, but Google is looking into other ways to grow internet access...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 4978 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's motto: build, baby, build

In the long-term, City Council members across the board have indicated Mountain View should be able to build its way out...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jan 5, 2017 at 1:25 pm | 70 comments | 5342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Campbell man identified in fatal Mountain View crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash as 28-year-old Cory Elsner...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by D Man., on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 5532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A busy year for El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital spent a lot of time in the spotlight this year, presenting big plans to expand both in and out of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by concerned taxpayer, on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 9951 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week's A&E highlights

More than 30 of Palo Alto resident Karen White’s vividly colorful landscape and floral oil paintings are on exhibit at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by David Rogers, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunnyvale blocks homeless shelter at Moffett

The years-long search for a place to put a homeless shelter in the northern end of Santa Clara County just got a little bit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by karen, on Jan 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 11 comments | 9546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study reveals promising results for airbag bike 'helmets'

Stanford University researchers are eyeing new bike helmet technology: an airbag "helmet," in which variable sensors are...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Um..., on Dec 31, 2016 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A second chance at higher education

It may sound too good to be true, but a Mountain View-based education company is giving anyone who lives or works in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by De Anza College adjunct professor, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 6733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 4117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nurturing tomorrow's musicians and artists

It sounds hard to believe, but a drab concrete building at Mountain View's edge is home to what might be called the lifeline...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Drab?, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1947 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council drops outdoor pot ban

Mountain View broke away from a county-wide crackdown on backyard marijuana growers Tuesday night, after City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thank You Neil, on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 4097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents react to new school attendance boundaries

More than 150 families went to school Monday night to weigh in on new attendance boundaries designed to balance enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Dec 29, 2016 at 2:02 am | 47 comments | 6749 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Mayor's message of peace on Earth and good will

As 2016 comes to a close and we surround ourselves with friends and family, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by George, on Dec 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2383 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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