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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should district have say when kids start school?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Feb 4, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 11 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Emergency officials get autism training

Mountain View's police and fire departments have been getting special training lately -- learning how to improve their interactions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by William Stillman, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2573 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 2572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

City gets first glimpse of $100,000 HSR images

Thanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier....

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on May 30, 2013 at 10:31 am | 50 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funds for schools or jobs downtown?

Some City Council members would like to subsidize a grocery store downtown, but Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, announced Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 2571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tax day protest at Google

As Americans across the country scrambled to mail off their W-2 and 1099 tax forms on Monday, April 18, a crowd of more than...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 27, 2011 at 10:09 am | 16 comments | 2571 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins plans for $71 million in park funds

There's a silver lining to all of the real estate development in Mountain View -- a truckload of park funds paid by developers....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Scott K, on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:45 am | 8 comments | 2571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think locally, vote nationally

Last weekend at the Art & Wine Festival, while most people were enjoying themselves, two men were seen to get into a screaming...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Al Bundy, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 6 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

The Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program is looking for mentors for our 11th grade students. We are in need of...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2567 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission: Fields should no longer be free

The Mountain View Parks and Recreation Commission recommended Wednesday that local sports leagues be charged a $1 an hour...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Feb 19, 2009 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View sculpture may cross the border

A sculpture by artist Charles Ginnever currently located at Mayfield Mall site in Mountain View could be shifted to Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Apr 2, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 2567 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chase man suspected of forging prescription

A Sunnyvale man fled Mountain View police after pharmacists at a local drugstore reported that the man was attempting to...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 5, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 2567 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian path fracas -- OK to lock gate, administrator says

The pedestrian path that was once the only convenient way to walk through the neighborhood at the north end of Ortega Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by walker, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 11 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by mugzy, on Apr 17, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 22 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man injured in fight outside downtown bar

A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Drink Up, on Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 am | 6 comments | 2566 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election results show city leans left

Mountain View showed left-leaning political stripes in the November election, voting to the left of the county and much of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jon S., on Dec 20, 2008 at 1:19 am | 4 comments | 2565 Views
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