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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 7133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 5103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by DisIntergrate, on May 2, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 32 comments | 17826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 3135 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big service cuts due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 32 comments | 2547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sparks fly in "Civility Roundtable" immigration discussion

An event designed to bring some civility back into the debate on illegal immigration did just that, bringing the various...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:08 am | 32 comments | 3133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 3204 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice launches new website

The Mountain View community's primary online source for local news and discussion is undergoing a facelift designed to make...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by David R, on Sep 3, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 32 comments | 30784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Person of interest., on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 32 comments | 3598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google execs offer to save Hangar One

"Why doesn't Google pay for it?" has been the sort of comment often made by those frustrated by the years-long struggle to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tinker Bell, on Jan 5, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 32 comments | 22346 Views

AROUND TOWN

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 5810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 8418 Views

AROUND TOWN

City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 12334 Views

AROUND TOWN

'One of the silliest things we've ever done'

Several City Council members said they were not fans of placing art along city's trails and in parks before voting against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by USA, on May 29, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 32 comments | 2831 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 14054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 13460 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 10421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 12972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos man arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash last year that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by So sad, on Apr 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 32 comments | 4563 Views
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