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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 | 3244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 4037 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas

High speed rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 15 comments | 2481 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Council may bring phone tax "modernization" to voters

The City Council will cut its summer vacation short this evening to decide whether to ask voters to tax broadband phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bedbugs discovered in Mountain View apartments

After infesting East Coast beds with a vengeance, bedbugs are beginning to jump into bed with West Coast residents, including...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:13 am | 15 comments | 3151 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man chases liquor store customers

A man was arrested Monday afternoon, after chasing several people around a Mountain View liquor store, "telling them he loved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hank Snow, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its two-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oleg, on Jun 16, 2011 at 11:43 am | 15 comments | 3177 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 2558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 3720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 4598 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kman, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 15 comments | 3443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stevens Creek Trail options posted online, meeting Wednesday

Residents of cities along Stevens Creek will meet again on Wednesday to discus possible routes for the Stevens Creek Trail...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike T, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 15 comments | 2298 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by flat-earth-is-flat, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 1849 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by car dies at hospital

Mountain View police are seeking witnesses to a fatal accident last night on Phyllis Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phyllis Neighbor, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 15 comments | 2884 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Goodbye recession, city's budget back in the black

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and over 30 vacant job positions cut from the city budget, officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 3, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 15 comments | 2359 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 2421 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 22761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 20624 Views
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