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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 | 4236 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 | 5008 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 | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sam Connell, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:13 am | 18 comments | 5231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bringing Bernie's agenda to Mountain View

Over the last months, Ken "Kacey" Carpenter describes himself as experiencing a political awakening of sorts. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 18 comments | 3513 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 | 5282 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 | 5261 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 | 4151 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 | 2515 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 | 5166 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion:We must confront Trump's agenda onsustainability and human rights issues

Listening to commentators discuss the presidential election, one might think that Donald Trump had won by a landslide. In...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bob 2, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 18 comments | 1116 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 | 3864 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 | 5878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman turns down Race to the Top funds

Officials for the Mountain View Whisman school district decided that they'd rather sit out the Race to the Top. On May 20,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 3489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most local schools post high API scores

Schools in Silicon Valley earned consistently higher marks on standardized tests than other schools throughout California,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Reva, on May 21, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 17 comments | 3894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New rules for healthier school lunches

A week after the First Lady and the nation's agriculture secretary unveiled new federal standards for school meals, local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by ABC, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 17 comments | 5028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA won't evict Parent Observation preschool

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from the Terra Bella Community School to a building which...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 2995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former arts chair seeks $300K in damages

Former arts committee chair Chris Parkinson is seeking $300,000 from the city for its response to a series of controversial...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 17 comments | 3244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 8444 Views

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 | 2776 Views
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