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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 | 5182 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 | 6865 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 | 2637 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 | 4768 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 | 3214 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 | 2909 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 | 6111 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 | 6934 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 | 7152 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 | 3843 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 | 1106 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 | 4123 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 | 4713 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 | 4716 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 | 5104 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 | 4382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors appeal Day Worker Center decision

Neighbors have officially appealed to the City Council over a recent decision by the Planning Department allowing the Day...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robin Iwai, on Apr 13, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 19 comments | 3757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local police honor fallen Oakland officers

Mountain View police are wearing black bands across their badges this week to honor their fallen colleagues in Oakland after...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by clear as day, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 3253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher is a hero to lost woman's family

It was a classic scenario: A young man stopped to help an elderly woman cross the street. But what Mountain View High School...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs designs for two bridges, tunnel

The City Council last week approved conceptual designs for further upgrades to the city's trail network that would extend...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:33 am | 19 comments | 3709 Views
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