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OTHER ISSUES

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 3342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 407 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flipping a U-turn, city leaders endorse El Camino bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 2803 Views

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Construction in Waverly Park?

Does anyone know what is being built in Waverley Park? I have been hearing a constant rumble of a truck and it's back up...

Original post made by beepbeeptruck on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by beepbeeptruck, on May 5, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 191 Views

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MV City Council Recall Petition re Dedicated Bus Lanes

For those of you who wish to "sign" it, the following is a link to the recall petition for councilmembers Rosenberg, Showalter,...

Original post made by OldMV on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on May 6, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 233 Views

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Wednesday that he will hold "sidewalk office hours" at farmers markets...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on May 8, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 1380 Views

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Domestic violence incident leads to 2 arrests

Police made two arrests following an alleged domestic violence incident where a husband and wife both claimed to officers...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on May 11, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

BOOKS

Books: The horrifying, and wonderful, complexities of parenthood

Chara Burnett and Helen Waters are close friends, professionals, Palo Alto mothers and authors of the new book, "If Only...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Huh, on May 13, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Shonda Ranson, on May 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

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Flags needed for ped crossing Grant @ Cuesta park

There is a cross walk on Grant road that leads from Cuesta Park to Sleeper Ave that is a fatality waiting to happen. What...

Original post made by Don\'t Want to be killed by a car on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Chris Hildebrand, on May 16, 2015 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 191 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New MVLA superintendent promises to play 'big role' in community

Healdsburg Superintendent Jeff Harding will take over as superintendent of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 21, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views

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Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech...

Original post made on May. 23, 2015
Last comment by Fast, on May 23, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 646 Views

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Free hands-on CPR lesson Friday

In honor of National CPR/AED Awareness Week, the Mountain View Fire Department, El Camino Hospital, El Camino YMCA and American...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jim C , on Jun 3, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy to offer free, online SAT prep

Mountain View-based online education company Khan Academy is hoping to disrupt yet another traditional educational platform...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by MVLA district parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 2117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1788 Views

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Language, and its limits

In staging the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, "My Fair Lady," Broadway By the Bay has made the curious choice of engaging...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State high court upholds right of cities to require affordable housing in new developments

The California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in San Francisco on Monday that cities have the right to require developers...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 17, 2015 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1528 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
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OK I Changed The Title
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 353 views