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AROUND TOWN

Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 4367 Views

AROUND TOWN

The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rachael, on Jul 30, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 18 comments | 4366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 4365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 4365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by Maxwell, on Apr 28, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 3 comments | 4364 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 4363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4362 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 4362 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by conspiracy, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 4360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by No More Tailgaters, on May 21, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 4360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 4359 Views

ELECTIONS

How voters can fight climate change

Last week the City Council considered a proposal to let Mountain View voters set specific goals for reducing the city's carbon...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by David, on Jul 31, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing much faster than expected, and around 80 students on a waiting list to attend their...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Sep 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4357 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 4356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 4355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools get new EV chargers for free

High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by This is nothing, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 4354 Views
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