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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most MVLA trustees cost more than $20,000 a year

From the Bay Area News Group public salary database for 2013 http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2013 $27,218...

Original post made by Data driven on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man Barricades Self & S.W.A.T called in

Saturday December 4th a man barricaded himself in his home on Diericx Drive shortly after 11am and ended near 4pm with his...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 6, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 5394 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission Appointments

In my opinion the missing issue the Arts Commission chair resignation is the appointment process used by the council. I...

Original post made by Dave Williams on Apr. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power Outage

Anyone know why a chunk of Mountain View was without power a few hours this evening? I had to reset my clocks when I got...

Original post made by David on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Are you ready?, on Aug 19, 2008 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Death on Grant Road???

Has anybody heard anything about the death on Grant Road? The other day after dropping off my kids at St. Francis High...

Original post made by David on Jun. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1331 Views

ELECTIONS

The True Motivation of Measure N for LASD

Obviously, the True Motive for this measure is to protect Los Altos property values. Just look at the campaign mailer that...

Original post made by DavidR on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Outside Inside, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 138 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVTC Social Tennis Play Day

On Sunday morning, June 13, a group of 35 players met at Cuesta Park to participate in a Social Tennis Play Day co sponsored...

Original post made by Debbie on Jun. 18, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

MV Art & Wine Festival- Fresh Paella

What a treat to watch paella cooking on a gas bbq in a huge paella pan. The smell was wonderful! Please come back next year.......

Original post made by Debbie on Sep. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Innovates. LASD not so much.

The Los Altos School Board has locked students and teachers out of the Bullis Innovation School at the Blach Campus. The...

Original post made by Dee Jay Forte on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Permanente Creek Flood Protection Project

This evening, the Santa Clara Valley Water District held a hearing in city council chambers to discuss the draft environmental...

Original post made by dfb on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Attorney Michael Martello's retirement highlights issues with the pension system

The recent retirement of the city attorney, Michael Martello, highlights issues with the civil service pension system. According...

Original post made by dfb on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 5727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the Bell Flag Football Tournament

CITY AND SCHOOL DISTRICT COLLABORATE TO ORGANIZE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT FOR OVER 250 MOUNTAIN VIEW STUDENTS Beyond the Bell...

Original post made by Diane on May. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Petition to limit number of kids affected by LASD Boundary decision

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/nomoreshuffleboard/index.html Tim Justus recently released figures admitting that over...

Original post made by displacedanddispleased on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by District Dad, on Jan 25, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 4201 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Ron's Farmhouse?

Every year around this time I am priviledged to visit Mountain View for a few days while visiting Stanford Medical Center....

Original post made by DJ Johnson on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Nov 12, 2007 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 3995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Illegal off leash dogs stealing Bubb park from kids

I'd like to know what can be done about the rogue off leash dogpark that exists on weekend mornings at Bubb Park. Over the...

Original post made by Dog Lover on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Woofer, on Apr 26, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

SPORTS

Mountain View Masters Swimming

I'd like to put a plug in for Mountain View Masters (MVM) Swim Team. MVM is an adult swim team for anyone ages 19-100+ We...

Original post made by Don Anderson on Jul. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1264 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 5169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

This week's Voices Around Town question is, "Do you feel you have a good balance between work life and home life?" Of...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 12, 2007 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 4557 Views
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Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,458 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 235 views