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AROUND TOWN

Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 3441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by HBLandelsMom, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 18 comments | 3959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 12840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 12871 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to impose fines on water-wasters

Drought restrictions on water use got serious Tuesday night as the City Council voted to declare a "stage two" water use...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 18 comments | 4753 Views

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Bullying, depression, disengagement at school

A district-wide survey of Mountain View students revealed that many kids are victims of bullying and don't feel they have...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Tyler Ment, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:13 am | 18 comments | 4691 Views

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Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 8582 Views

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Students to rally over police killings

Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Soggy Bottom Ben, on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:04 am | 18 comments | 3224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man in critical condition following traffic collision

A man is in critical condition at a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 5703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing subdivision approved for Superfund hot spot

An old motel bordering Highway 101, considered one of the most contaminated sites in the Middlefield-Ellis-Whisman Superfund...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Val, on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 18 comments | 6090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by BRT Buses in service Now, on Jan 6, 2016 at 1:09 am | 18 comments | 3670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a free ride

For the first time, Mountain View council members reviewed the numbers for the city's fledgling community shuttle system,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Nov 6, 2015 at 11:51 am | 18 comments | 4528 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 2160 Views

RESTAURANTS

Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 4444 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates spar over Assembly seat

Former Mountain View Mayor Sally Lieber will likely hand over her District 22 State Assembly seat to one of four Democrats,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Victim of Caserta, on May 31, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 4680 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 3588 Views

ELECTIONS

City needs more housing, says 'balanced' growth campaign leader

It's a City Council election year, but one of the more active political campaigns might not be run by a council candidate....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Orest, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:26 am | 18 comments | 2327 Views

ELECTIONS

Mayor pitches plan for alternate rent control measure

In a challenge to Mountain View's citizen-backed initiative to curb rising rents, city officials could draft a second ballot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Jefferson, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 18 comments | 4349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advocates say teen center would reduce crime

Gang violence and crime in general will be substantially reduced if the city opens a larger and better teen center —...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by the kid kid, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:46 am | 17 comments | 3327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll shows support for MV Whisman bond

It would seem like a bad time to ask anyone for money, but a new survey of likely voters shows a strong level of support...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on May 5, 2010 at 12:20 am | 17 comments | 5269 Views
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