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BOOKS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 7 comments | 2550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2408 Views

SPORTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View reported at 9:25 a.m. this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 31, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 11912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Men used bat, car in downtown assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by lp, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 7 comments | 2109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dentist will swap cash for Halloween candy

A Mountain View dentist is offering cash for children's candy this Halloween. Dr. Joseph Lee launched his anti-tooth decay...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report touts World Expo's economic benefits

If the Bay Area is successful in bringing the World Expo to Moffett Field in 2020, it would inject $5.6 billion into the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 15, 2011 at 8:20 am | 7 comments | 2206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 3234 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

One year later, unsolved killing at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 4109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazmat investigation at 23andMe

Mountain View fire crews spent four hours at biotech company 23andMe on Monday investigating a suspicious letter full of...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Linda , on Nov 26, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 7 comments | 3517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to decide fate of historic homes

Tonight, Jan. 29, the City Council will vote on whether to spare the wrecking ball for a pair historic downtown homes: a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:39 am | 7 comments | 1455 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 16630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police improve anonymous tip tech

Reporting a crime in Mountain View is now as easy as shooting off a text, posting to Instagram or taking a Vine. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jul 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 7 comments | 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meeting scheduled Tuesday for Measure G committee

The citizen-led committee charged with overseeing funds raised by the recently passed Measure G school bond will hold its...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by mvmom, on Oct 30, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1878 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2167 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 3696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs union wages for maintenance work

Workers who are contracted to maintain, repair, upgrade or demolish city structures are now going to be guaranteed prevailing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by @stop the trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 3321 Views
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