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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hunt begins for new school board member

The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Standing Proud, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:00 am | 17 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay raises ahead for high school teachers

For years, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has been home to some of the most well-compensated teachers in...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 13, 2016 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 3400 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall Friday afternoon

Stanford University student and climbing enthusiast Christina "Chris" Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from the north...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 4659 Views

SPORTS

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 | 3869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 6010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unwritten law for violent immigrants

The recent tragedy in San Francisco, when a father and his two sons were gunned down in cold blood, allegedly by an undocumented...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jul 29, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 17 comments | 3681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shows off 'extraordinary' building plans

As if conquering the Internet weren't enough, Google has a new wonder in the works: a space-age structure that could be the...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 8532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy moves on plan to strip Hangar One

Though no local elected official or community leader supports it, the Navy announced on Wednesday that it is no longer delaying...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:42 am | 17 comments | 3187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 2660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City approves $14 million for new trail crossings

In another step forward for the city's network of bicycle and pedestrian paths, the City Council approved highway over-crossings...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:46 am | 17 comments | 2210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 2419 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Andrew B, on Sep 1, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 17 comments | 2477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Let the affordable housing proposals pour in, city council says

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kent, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 17 comments | 3433 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teenage girl hits officer with his own baton

A teenage girl was punched by her arresting officer Monday after she took the officer's baton and struck him repeatedly with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 16, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 2527 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3885 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2892 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2360 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2980 Views
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