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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 4564 Views


Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 4564 Views


Hospital's successes mask underlying problems

On the surface, everything looks great at El Camino Hospital. In the past year it was recognized as being the third-best...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by Jan, on Aug 17, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 4563 Views


API scores make Castro proud

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District saw mixed results from this year's academic progress report released...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris Kuszmaul, on Sep 7, 2007 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 4563 Views


Fire inspectors: Mobile home fire was intentionally set

The fire that tore through a mobile home last month was intentionally set, according to an investigation by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by beelia, on Jan 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4561 Views


Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 4559 Views


Arrest made in Whisman Park murder

Read the full story here posted Monday, September 24, 2007, 11:08 AM...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by lfriend, on Sep 29, 2007 at 6:14 pm | 5 comments | 4558 Views


No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 4558 Views


1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 4556 Views


Santa Clara County Board of Education candidates discussed Palo Alto Weekly's Town Square have an interesting debate...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by not so hilarious, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 14 comments | 4555 Views


Farmlands Group seeks new location

If the amount of discussion about potential farm sites is any indication, efforts to bring a farm to Mountain View have not...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 18, 2007 at 9:16 am | 25 comments | 4550 Views


SUV hits trees, ties up traffic in police chase

A suspected drunk driver hit multiple parked cars, bounced off of two trees on Shoreline Boulevard, ran a red light and drove...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by chuck mangione, on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:29 am | 6 comments | 4550 Views


MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 4550 Views


New digs, same great Afghan food

Afghani expatriate Nick Waziri spent 20 years running his Middle Eastern restaurant in the Grant Park Plaza Shopping Center...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bob Briggs, on May 27, 2008 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 4549 Views


Shell Gas Station- TV at pumps

What's with the TV's at the pumps at the Shell gas station on Miramonte and Cuesta? ANNOYING!!! They are activated to play...

Original post made by frequent shopper on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by John L, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:04 pm | 12 comments | 4548 Views


'Shop Local' program to benefit schools

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and the Central Business Association have announced that the city's "Shop Local" program...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sid the Science Kid, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 18 comments | 4547 Views


Google's wall of silence

There are probably as many opinions about Google as there are people who use Google, and it's easy to single out the company...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jul 31, 2007 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 4546 Views


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 | 4544 Views


Breaking the News: Part I

Many observers are sounding an alarm about the cost to our society of the diminishing number of diverse voices and declining...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2008
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Jan 10, 2008 at 9:33 am | 12 comments | 4543 Views


Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 4542 Views
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