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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School dispute will cost Los Altos district

The pitched battle between the Los Altos school district and Bullis Charter School unfortunately shows no sign of abating,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Blast from the Past, on Apr 30, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 58 comments | 8789 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Horton, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:58 am | 58 comments | 14948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 4496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm breaks his silence

A controversial Mountain View man has broken his long silence and is once again speaking out against the city and the county...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 57 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 28, 2013 at 5:37 pm | 57 comments | 8378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 6985 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 17629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 13861 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by MVresident2003, 8 hours ago | 57 comments | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 4077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new site for Day Worker Center

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Richard Drozek, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 56 comments | 3688 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 6847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis heads back to court

After a brief respite, the battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District is returning to court. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by no dog in this fight, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 56 comments | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 14096 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 13008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 8466 Views

AROUND TOWN

City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 4659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on Google recreation facility on burrowing owl habitat

This Tuesday the City Council will vote up or down on a 6.5-acre recreation facility that's got nearly every activity a Google...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 54 comments | 7901 Views

AROUND TOWN

City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 42799 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 4195 Views
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