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Former assemblyman wants to reform Prop 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Prop13stuff, on Mar 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 66 comments | 4240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District announces Ghysels will step down

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has officially informed the Mountain View Whisman School District board of trustees that he...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by No More of This Please, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 65 comments | 25673 Views

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Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by You're funny, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 65 comments | 6307 Views

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City could close Castro Street at train tracks

The idea, which is still being studied, would prevent traffic from crossing the tracks, blocking vehicles from Moffett Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by ValF., on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 65 comments | 8698 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another shooting death in Mountain View

A 16-year-old was shot to death on the 100 block of Higdon Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Currently no witnesses...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Get A Clue, on Jun 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 64 comments | 7031 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 6819 Views

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'Idea Farm' runs out of ideas on Highway 237

The "Idea Farm" truck — the ubiquitous vehicle parked around Mountain View featuring large spray-painted messages on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob clifford., on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:52 am | 64 comments | 7051 Views

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Bicyclists say city's bike network needs a boost

According to census data, a growing number of Mountain View residents are rolling to work on bicycles. But Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by David, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 64 comments | 4943 Views

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Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 8177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 5497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Save Shoreline's burrowing owls

Once numbering in the hundreds around the Bay, the western burrowing owl in Santa Clara County is now down to fewer than...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Steve Marsh, on Dec 3, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 63 comments | 7578 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google backs 5,000 new homes in North Bayshore

In a planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Google declared support of zoning for as many as 5,000 homes north of Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by long-term-understanding-needed-MV, on Sep 14, 2014 at 9:14 am | 63 comments | 10113 Views

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Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jdm, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 63 comments | 8755 Views

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Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 11660 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain, bikes and 21st century choices

Caltrain ridership is at an all-time high, with big growth in bicycle riders. And yet, despite a capacity of 80 bikes on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 63 comments | 16636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 6195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, 4 hours ago | 62 comments | 4101 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

Police apprehended Jose Alfredo Romero, 19, on Wednesday evening as he walked out of the Jack in the Box on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 9, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 62 comments | 6746 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 5799 Views

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City to create paid parking downtown

In anticipation of events at the new Levi's Stadium starting in August, on Tuesday City Council members approved a plan to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bull's Glass, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:53 am | 62 comments | 10378 Views
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