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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: Bullis must reveal info on donors, enrollment

A judge has ruled that Bullis Charter School must provide records on its enrollment and fundraising practices, despite arguments...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lynn Kopf Reed, on Jan 22, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 19 comments | 2751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 19 comments | 7359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 6399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last night marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary School campus. After...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 11, 2015 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 3358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools hatch plan to narrow stubborn achievement gap

In an effort to raise test scores among Mountain View's low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ken M., on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:32 am | 19 comments | 4781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Who should pick up Caltrain tab?

Santa Clara County needs to step up its Caltrain funding, but not without making San Mateo and San Francisco counties pay...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 9, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 19 comments | 2353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6 million condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 4003 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 2793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

UPDATE: Alleged drug dealer target of robbery

A victim of a recent home-invasion robbery in Mountain View was arrested for allegedly possessing drugs with the intent to...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bogaigh, on Oct 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 2674 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No quick fix for dangerous intersection

Despite discussion over two meetings, City Council members have yet to agree on a way to stop collisions at Clark Avenue...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by saejin, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:56 am | 19 comments | 5409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: new Rengstorff property should be a park

Council members voted against any possibility of redeveloping a lush, 1.22-acre piece of property on Rengstorff Avenue Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by tod ford, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 6344 Views

OTHER ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Must agree, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 6710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 3554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets an earful from residents over BRT Lanes

The Agenda for the Council meeting last night was primarily focused on the budget and normally does not have a large turnout...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal's Hat, on May 6, 2015 at 11:41 am | 19 comments | 976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A magic bullet for the housing crisis?

Lacking the thousands of homes needed for the growing local workforce, Mountain View officials are calling on an unlikely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Jun 13, 2016 at 10:09 pm | 19 comments | 3660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council opts to leave holes in Measure W

In a setback for Measure W, the Mountain View City Council's alternative to rent-control, council members voted narrowly...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, 5 hours ago | 19 comments | 2005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big field lines up for council race

Mountain View voters will have an opportunity to elect a new majority of the City Council when they go the polls Nov. 4....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by tim, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:44 pm | 19 comments | 4285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camera may hold clue to arrests

Last week's birthday party-turned-violent melee is either a case of police brutality or drunken partiers run amok, depending...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 30, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 19 comments | 4332 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wrestles with high speed rail plan

This November's statewide vote for a high speed rail line could mean a whole new way to get to Southern California -- but...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 19 comments | 4545 Views

AROUND TOWN

A peek at the latest plan for Cuesta Annex

Almost 100 community members assembled in the Senior Center last week to discuss the latest plan for the Cuesta Annex --...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 3972 Views
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