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Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sarah Krajewski, on May 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 17 comments | 3361 Views


Most local schools post high API scores

Schools in Silicon Valley earned consistently higher marks on standardized tests than other schools throughout California,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Reva, on May 21, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 17 comments | 2862 Views


Buckle up or pay up, police say

The "Click It or Ticket" seat belt campaign is upping enforcement this week throughout the state and Bay Area, police officials...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by yonatan, on May 24, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 17 comments | 2241 Views


Five-story offices could replace housing planned for Evelyn Avenue

As the demand for office space fills up nearly every available location in downtown Mountain View, residential developer...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 17 comments | 2412 Views


Robber shoots man in leg

A local man was shot in the leg with a handgun and robbed of his pellet gun this afternoon, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by B, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:41 am | 17 comments | 2026 Views


Council may outsource golf course on Tuesday

In what is sure to be an emotional meeting on Tuesday, the City Council is set to vote on outsourcing the operation of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Another Steve, on Sep 30, 2011 at 10:25 am | 17 comments | 3111 Views


New rules for healthier school lunches

A week after the First Lady and the nation's agriculture secretary unveiled new federal standards for school meals, local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by ABC, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 17 comments | 3835 Views


Union moves forward on initiative to cap executive pay at hospital

Members of El Camino Hospital's workers' union are moving forward on their plan to seek a legislative cap on executive pay. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 2339 Views


MVLA won't evict Parent Observation preschool

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from the Terra Bella Community School to a building which...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 2025 Views


Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 15866 Views


Hackers hit MV's streets in "underwear run"

A Saint Patrick's Day "underwear run" has helped Mountain View's Hacker Dojo in its efforts to raise $60,000 towards getting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 17 comments | 3630 Views


Developer wants to demolish historic home

One of the first homes ever built in Mountain View's downtown area would be demolished if developer Roger Burnell's proposal...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by something smells, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 17 comments | 1902 Views


Eshoo announces bill to rename MV post office

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced a bill Monday to rename a Mountain View post office after a fallen Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by David Plum, on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 17 comments | 2759 Views


Google eyes fixes for Shoreline traffic woes

In a series of invitation-only meetings, proposals are being discussed for fixing traffic problems in and out of the North...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 pm | 17 comments | 2686 Views


UPDATE: Two more arrested after SWAT raid on apartment drug lab

Four people have been arrested after Mountain View police, in cooperation with county and state law enforcement, sent a SWAT...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 17 comments | 2568 Views


In a tight spot: residents pitch ideas for Stevens Creek Trail

Over 120 people packed a meeting hall in Los Altos on Nov. 14 to discuss the biggest challenges yet in extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 17 comments | 5067 Views


District Attorney Rosen's pay move may be illegal

A move by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen to counteract a cut in differential pay by giving administrative...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 13, 2013 at 9:31 am | 17 comments | 2793 Views


Council asks Congress for pod-car funds

The City Council decided Tuesday to push for federal money to help get "automated transit network" technology -- also known...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Ray, on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 17 comments | 11239 Views


Former arts chair seeks $300K in damages

Former arts committee chair Chris Parkinson is seeking $300,000 from the city for its response to a series of controversial...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 17 comments | 2384 Views


Council OKs $2 million lot sale

In a move that may reduce parking for nearby businesses, the City Council voted to sell a city-owned parking lot on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 23, 2013 at 9:31 am | 17 comments | 2045 Views
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