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District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Parcel Tax Supporter, on Apr 6, 2008 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 6458 Views

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Convention was 'magical,' say local reps

Having recently returned from his third Democratic National Convention, Los Altos resident Jim Thurber said no other political...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:05 am | 10 comments | 4428 Views

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Worker Center submits plans for new building

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View has submitted plans to the city for a remodel of its new headquarters at 113 Escuela...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 4330 Views

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Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 3875 Views

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Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 10793 Views

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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 | 5864 Views

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LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 4228 Views

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More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 2976 Views

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Zoglin, Miller, Chiu win in El Camino Hospital District board election

After an expensive and hard-fought campaign, John Zoglin, Julia Miller and Dennis Chiu emerged on top in the race for the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Blake, on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 5760 Views

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Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords

Following weeks of unrelenting complaints that rising rents are pricing out scores of tenants, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 4700 Views

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Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 3310 Views

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Two new candidates join City Council race

As the candidate filing period closes, it appears that Mountain View voters will have a field of eight candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Follow the money, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:58 am | 10 comments | 7368 Views

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Candidates seek to turn over a new leaf for Mountain View Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District is at a critical juncture heading into the November election. Ambitious plans to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by strategery, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 10 comments | 4352 Views

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Lessons learned from failed math program?

The hasty roll-out and abrupt ending of Teach to One, the controversial digital math program adopted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Board Watcher, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 3617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 3566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 2616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four teens arrested on car theft charges

Police arrested four 14-year-old boys Tuesday on charges of stealing two vehicles after the boys were allegedly seen driving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by g ride stealer cant stop wont stop, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT's new campus readies for first day

Mountain View officially has a new school beginning next week, when young students arrive for their first day at Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jan 20, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 9 comments | 3500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 2687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 3113 Views
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