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AROUND TOWN

Will millions flock to Moffett Field for the 2020 World Expo?

From Shanghai this Sunday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to pitch Silicon Valley as the site of the 2020 World Expo....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 4271 Views

AROUND TOWN

High speed train station idea loses steam

A majority of the City Council opposed having a high speed rail station in Mountain View in a study session Monday night....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:44 am | 24 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops crack down on texting, talking drivers

The Mountain View Police Department, along with the other law enforcement officers in Santa Clara County, are cracking down...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Adeel, on Apr 9, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 24 comments | 2815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by mpumas, on Jul 19, 2011 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 1987 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters could roll back top salaries

El Camino Hospital's service-workers union says it has exceeded the number of signatures needed to get an initiative on the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:29 am | 24 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunnyvale teen set up in robbery

A Sunnyvale teen was mugged and robbed of $115 and a joint March 24, after being set up by a girl he thought was his friend,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by mtnviewmom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 24 comments | 1796 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 24 comments | 2058 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 feruzzi, on Aug 22, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff Great Streets Initiative to hold public meeting

The group that called for the narrowing of California Street after William Ware's death has called a meeting for Nov. 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 24 comments | 1278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No home yet for Berlin Wall sections

On Tuesday the City Council was set to decide where to display two large sections of the Berlin Wall donated to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Council recall, on Jan 24, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 24 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends rallying around drowned woman's children

Friends are rallying around the surviving children of a former Mountain View resident who drowned last month. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Feb 11, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 24 comments | 1759 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 2737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman School?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 2211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Moffett's 1,000 acres may be sealed by next month

In what could have a huge impact on the region, several different groups are making moves in a bidding war for Moffett Field's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by RocketSciRick, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:15 am | 24 comments | 12512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dual Immersion to stay at Castro

The administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District is going back to the drawing board after residents in the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by fellow parent, on Feb 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 8417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters await Israel PM's arrival in Mountain View

Protesters awaited the arrival of Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Computer History...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by chris_j, on Mar 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 9347 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 6636 Views
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