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AROUND TOWN

McAlister seeks another spin on council

John McAlister likes to harken back to how things were 50 years ago -- a time when orchards still dotted the roadside, Highway...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 20, 2016 at 11:29 am | 16 comments | 3099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable on Mountain View's metamorphosis

On Wednesday, May 18, a panel of experts will convene for a public discussion on the many changes affecting Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SP Phil, on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 3396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two concert-goers arrested at Shoreline

Police arrested two people on battery charges after both allegedly attacked concert-goers and Shoreline Amphitheatre staff...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Public Online Resource, on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 2503 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 5250 Views

ELECTIONS

Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 4576 Views

ELECTIONS

Historic home may be razed for office building

City Council members put the fate of a historic downtown home into the hands of developer Roger Burnell on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 3505 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by BvP, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 7982 Views

ELECTIONS

NEC finances "toilet water" attack ad in Water District race

While the Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to independently spend money on mailers in the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 4, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 16 comments | 6760 Views

ELECTIONS

City on the spot to discuss rental crisis

With no easy answers on the table, the Mountain View City Council will discuss on Monday how to respond to a hot rental market...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by find better solutions, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 4461 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council endorses Bay restoration tax

The Mountain View City Council voted last week to endorse Measure AA, a proposed parcel tax designed to clean up the San...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 16, 2016 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will high-intensity math pay off?

Mountain View Whisman's four-week math intervention program, held at Foothill College throughout July, is showing encouraging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 15 comments | 4405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Owner seeks a buyer for 291 Evandale

Facing a long list of code violations, a souring housing market and irritated neighbors, the owner of 291 Evandale Ave. is...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by alex, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:50 am | 15 comments | 4342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Train victim, 17, was Palo Alto student

A 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified Wednesday by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:53 am | 15 comments | 3492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District starts prepping for Basic Aid status

Local elementary and middle school students could see changes in their class size and possibly re-drawn school boundaries...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 15 comments | 3536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police: School worker exposed himself to student

Police are on the lookout for a 21-year-old "noon duty aide" at Graham Middle School who allegedly exposed himself to a 13-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Dec 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 3064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council lukewarm to giving up Shoreline funds

When it comes to giving more Shoreline Community tax district funds over to local schools, some City Council members are...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 3202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman taking over as MV Whisman superintendent

Craig Goldman has been selected as the new superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, the district announced....

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on May 21, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 15 comments | 3321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Observation preschool could close

It was standing room-only last night at the local high school district's board meeting, as supporters of a local preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 7060 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 | 3665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 15 comments | 5155 Views
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