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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council compromises in vote on San Antonio center project

San Antonio shopping center is set for a major facelift after a suspenseful council meeting Tuesday in which the project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Aug 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 2162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis passes on litigation 'pause'

An official with the Los Altos School District said he was disappointed to receive official notice that Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:57 am | 15 comments | 1876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge halts challenge language to school district bond

A judge with the Santa Clara County Superior Court has stopped a local man's legal action against Mountain View's elementary-...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene, on May 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 2892 Views

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Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 4119 Views

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El Camino finally ready to open Heart and Vascular Institute

After four years of talk, El Camino Hospital cemented the opening of a new Heart and Vascular Institute last week when it...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by notsurprised, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 7575 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 13776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 20309 Views

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Google execs' new toy: a fighter jet?

According to Federal Aviation Administration records, Google executives have purchased a small fighter jet. Some witnesses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Good Shepherd, on Mar 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 15646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 4826 Views

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No Story on the Child attacked by a Mtn lioon?

Really surprised by the lack of any mention of the recent mtn lion attack on the 6 yr old boy. Not local enough?...

Original post made by Not worth reporting? on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wildlife Biologist, on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jobs-housing activists to rally before Tuesday's City Council meeting

"No housing? No plan!" is expected to be the battle cry at a rally to be held before Tuesday's City Council study session...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 4152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Council may bring phone tax "modernization" to voters

The City Council will cut its summer vacation short this evening to decide whether to ask voters to tax broadband phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 1825 Views

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Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2491 Views

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Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 3532 Views

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Critics slam high-speed rail business plan

Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed rail system released a new report Monday night challenging the economics...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Oct 24, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 2575 Views

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Residents mull HSR design options

In a meeting Monday night about the consequences of high speed rail in Mountain View, local residents found themselves mulling...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by MtnView, on May 14, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 15 comments | 1838 Views

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Man threatened with gun

A man and a juvenile were arrested on Jan. 6 after allegedly threatening a man with a metal pipe and a hand gun as he walked...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 1859 Views

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Local man arrested on molestation charges

Police said they arrested a Mountain View resident Tuesday morning on charges of molestation after his alleged 11-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Mar 22, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 2241 Views
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