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ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for PACT

The Mountain View Whisman School District has selected the first principal to run PACT — the popular parent participation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 pm | 41 comments | 3377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 41 comments | 9624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board critiqued in scathing district audit

Mountain View Whisman School District officials plan to take a long, hard look at their own performance, following the release...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by @ Otto Maddox, on Jan 19, 2016 at 9:44 am | 41 comments | 5450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 41 comments | 5238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 6756 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gun Violence Reduction Forum Turns into Raucous Debate

This morning at 10 am, a forum on "Gun Violence Reduction" was held in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event was...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 17, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 41 comments | 7666 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 10303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 41 comments | 2956 Views

AROUND TOWN

80-year-old killed in hit and run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a hit-and-run accident on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 41 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Morning car crash causes road closure

The northbound lane of Shoreline Boulevard, between Latham and Mercy streets, was closed for about an hour Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Sep 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 41 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple hit with bottles in bar fight

A young man and woman were hit with bottles during a barroom brawl in downtown Mountain View early Saturday morning, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:09 am | 41 comments | 2322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 7070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by KT, on Oct 27, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 41 comments | 4691 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rents rise, struggling tenants face uncertain future

As rents in their once-affordable neighborhood skyrocket, longtime apartment dwellers on Mountain View's California Street...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 14015 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 3292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown grocer still struggling, quietly

The owners of Mountain View's only downtown grocery store say it's been no easy task to stay in business since setting up...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:14 am | 41 comments | 12212 Views

ELECTIONS

Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 3839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Running again?, on Jun 25, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 40 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 4864 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
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