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AROUND TOWN

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Los Altos store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Law, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 34 comments | 9410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Attempted theft at Google

A 20-year-old Mountain View man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly attempted to make his way into a Google building...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sorry you feel that way, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 34 comments | 6762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses balk at closing Castro Street

Mountain View's downtown business community finds itself in a dilemma about a crucial decision on the busy Caltrain crossing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Owned in Mtn. View for 30 years., on Jun 30, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 34 comments | 7229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concert traffic creates controversy in North Bayshore

The fact that rush-hour traffic around North Bayshore has long been regarded as a nightmare is not news, but the situation...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Concerts, on Aug 1, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 34 comments | 5048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council seeks to ease downtown parking woes

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to explore a broad range of strategies aimed at freeing up parking...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by dc, on Oct 28, 2016 at 10:43 am | 34 comments | 3694 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 5186 Views

ELECTIONS

Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2942 Views

ELECTIONS

Local officials have little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Oct 13, 2015 at 8:31 am | 34 comments | 1699 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 34 comments | 3201 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council backs immediate eviction protections

In an effort to staunch a recent wave of evictions, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday morning voted to immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 34 comments | 4905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 4995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 3804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 5758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 7418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crowd debates high school newspaper's sex articles

When Chloe Tarrasch, the Focus section editor for the Mountain View High School student newspaper, was putting together a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another Parent, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:14 am | 33 comments | 25269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay impasse triggers district budget meeting

Amid heated discussions over teacher compensation, the Mountain View Whisman School District will host a special meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 9:34 am | 33 comments | 5351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman schools hit with big wait lists

Parents looking to send their kids to some of the city's highest-performing schools in August had better get ready to wait...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Oh man, on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:24 pm | 33 comments | 5446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 4140 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Campaign pits sports leagues against owls

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 4268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 5581 Views
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