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Woman robbed after walking in on burglary

A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint after she came home to a burglar in her home shortly before 9 p.m on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 4724 Views

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Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 12794 Views

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Deal reached for rent-control measure deadline

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition and city officials have reached an agreement over when thousands of signatures must be...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 9, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 3161 Views

ELECTIONS

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 7103 Views

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Rent control opponents collect $520K to fight measures

With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Duncan, on Oct 3, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 20 comments | 3274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 9168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food fight at Los Altos High

Hungry Los Altos High School students who prefer the tasty offerings at a catering truck just off campus may have to settle...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by rich, on Nov 16, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 5936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court to hear Bullis spat

Los Altos School District board members say they are moving ahead with litigation against the county for its recent decision...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 19 comments | 11380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why we published the teacher story

Last week's front page story titled "Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher" generated many dozens of passionate e-mails...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mr. J, on Apr 14, 2009 at 9:34 am | 19 comments | 4206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gears up for Monte Carlo Night

Organizers from the Mountain View Educational Foundation have high hopes for this year's Monte Carlo Night fundraiser, with...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 4649 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 | 3903 Views

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 | 3197 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 | 7782 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 | 6648 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 | 3685 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 | 5097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's experimental school is thriving

Earlier this year, 12-year-old Ana Zeiger did what many middle school-aged students fantasize about: she stopped attending...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 11, 2016 at 11:01 am | 19 comments | 6582 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 | 2592 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 | 4676 Views
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