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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 5212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 1880 Views

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Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 3231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 2357 Views

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The Sports Page could be the next Milk Pail

According to today's article in the Palo Alto Daily Post, LinkedIn has reached an agreement to buy the property in the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 586 Views

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Bike Share system planning expansion by 2017

A plan to increase the number of bicycles in the Bay Area Bike Share system tenfold by the end of 2017 at no cost to taxpayers...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by own my own bicycles, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 13 comments | 2362 Views

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City leadership program loses director

Alicia Crank, who directed the Leadership Mountain View program for the last six years, announced she will be leaving in...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 991 Views

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It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 12 comments | 5345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Connie Sawdey, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Man threatens bar-goers with knife

Police arrested a man Saturday after he allegedly pulled a knife at a bar in Mountain View and threatened to set fire to...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Apr 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 3062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes in top staff at school district

Big changes are on the way for the Mountain View Whisman School District, and with it will come some new faces in the district...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by JL, on Apr 3, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 9517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park

A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 3535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 4370 Views

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Council commits $500K toward future hotel project

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday signed off on early plans to lease out two downtown parking lots for future development...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 885 Views

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Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

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Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements

Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 29 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 34 comments | 4657 Views

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Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 1945 Views
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