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'No Child' law finally catches up with schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Monita, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 16 comments | 2818 Views


Change on horizon for MV Whisman

School officials contemplated big changes last week as they discussed a possible overhaul of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MVWSD Volunteer, on Oct 11, 2009 at 7:47 am | 16 comments | 4935 Views


City's hidden tribute to fall of Communism

This week, Mountain View residents join others around the world in marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 5788 Views


Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 4774 Views


Council likes affordable housing proposal

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received during a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 6, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2467 Views


Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 3704 Views


Three local teens arrested in vandalism spree

Los Altos police on Wednesday arrested three teenagers, all students at Mountain View or Alta Vista high schools, in connection...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 1980 Views


White House: NASA responsible for Hangar One

After months of review, the federal government has concluded that NASA Ames will have to pay for any restoration of historic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 16 comments | 1906 Views


A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

In Mountain View, squirrels eating human food led to attacks on children in Cuesta Park four years ago. Today in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by HM, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:42 am | 16 comments | 2314 Views


MV Whisman board OKs school renovation plan

The Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million Student Facilities Improvement Plan that calls for new construction,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 14, 2010 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 4374 Views


Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2340 Views


Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 3327 Views


New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1888 Views


Almost done

Construction worker Jose Oriana sorts through leftover drywall inside the city's new day worker center at 113 Escuela Ave....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 16 comments | 1763 Views


History museum site unpopular at candidate debate

In a council candidate debate Thursday, Cuesta Park neighborhood residents were uniformly unenthusiastic about the location...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 16 comments | 2680 Views


Two women hurt in attempted purse-snatching

A group of men tried to rob two women as they were walking in front of the Hampton Inn and Suites on Moffett Boulevard on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:37 am | 16 comments | 2097 Views


City Council supports $13.6 million deal for schools

The City Council pleased the parents who packed the council chambers on Tuesday by supporting a proposal that will give $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Feb 13, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 2903 Views


End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 16 comments | 3990 Views


Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 1781 Views


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 | 2809 Views
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