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AROUND TOWN

Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and leave the leash at home -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Joyce England, 0 hours ago | 8 comments | 627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Bubb Parent, 33 minutes ago | 36 comments | 4699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, 59 minutes ago | 74 comments | 4060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for car theft suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of stealing a credit card and over $950 in cash and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV teen arrested in kidnapping incident

A 19-year-old Mountain View man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to let his girlfriend out of his car and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Interesting, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 799 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 3670 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by BD, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, 21 hours ago | 59 comments | 2752 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos: police seek to ID burglary suspects in video

Los Altos police today have released video footage of two suspects in a burglary committed earlier this month. Read the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposal for BRT Lanes on Hwy 85 also!

If you thought that the BRT lanes on El Camino were bad, it appears that a big push has materialized (seemingly out of nowhere)...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City toughens up water restrictions

Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by VTA PROPAGANDA, on May 27, 2015 at 8:04 am | 23 comments | 2548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by vta stinkage, on May 27, 2015 at 2:24 am | 62 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Solomin, on May 26, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on May 24, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Member, on May 23, 2015 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 2294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 6014 Views

BOOKS

Days numbered for city's small RV park

Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by R4, on May 23, 2015 at 7:54 pm | 17 comments | 3101 Views
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