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ELECTIONS

Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 3384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High survey reveals culture of stress

Students at Los Altos High School are some of the highest-achieving in the nation. And while most will go on to college,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by BackToSleep, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | 45 comments | 12842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 4528 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 45 comments | 4299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 8378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 7079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 5183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees butt heads over new school parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is in the midst of drafting a new parcel tax to put on the ballot next year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Dec 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 44 comments | 7084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over 'hasty' Castro changes

Mountain View Whisman School District staff are looking to scrimp and save to avoid depleting the $198 million Measure G...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Follow the Money, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:45 am | 44 comments | 6396 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 6870 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 6247 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parking at 100 Moffett Project

(Letter to the editor published in the 11/29/13 print edition) On Dec. 3, the City Council will consider final approval...

Original post made by Peter Spitzer on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Spitzer, on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 44 comments | 4380 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County to seize an opportunity arising from the potential...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 1, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 44 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday -- devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 31, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 44 comments | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 3509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee chair unleashes anti-Semitic comments

Comments made by Visual Arts Committee chair Christopher Parkinson online and in emails last week are bizarre, anti-Semitic,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 44 comments | 4528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 7819 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVWSD superintendent defends $20 + million in reserves; teachers& parents challenge his priorities

I live in the Shoreline West neighborhood of Mountain View. After watching this video, I am appalled by Mr. Goldman's management...

Original post made by Beth Galvin on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by @MV Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 44 comments | 4143 Views

ELECTIONS

Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 44 comments | 10703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school, district draft five-year agreement

Litigation and disputes over facilities may be a thing of the past for Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jim L., on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:24 am | 43 comments | 4671 Views
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