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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 9681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle begins to combat bullying

The Mountain View Whisman School District has taken up an unprecedented campaign against bullying in hopes of creating a...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on May 14, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 3045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids, new tech at elementary, middle schools

When Mountain View's elementary and middle school students start school on Monday, Aug. 20, they may notice some new faces,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:51 am | 27 comments | 4566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 27 comments | 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 7637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 15016 Views

SPORTS

City-run golf course is losing money

Mountain View's city-run golf course is steadily losing money, and city officials are now trying to rein in costs before...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Phil, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 27 comments | 6229 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Debate over the future of the Grant Road farm grows nasty

Many Mountain View residents who live adjacent to the Grant Road farm (or famed "pumpkin patch" as it's better known) were...

Original post made by Anne Toth on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 11, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments | 8190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by ALCF Member 5 yrs, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 6763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Owen Johnston, on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 27 comments | 3944 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on high speed rail draws 200 residents

The city held its first-ever public meeting last week dedicated entirely to the subject of high speed rail, drawing 200 people...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 27 comments | 3436 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sweet Leaf, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 27 comments | 2466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by eldesthanson, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:40 am | 27 comments | 4103 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 2488 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google: Bridges will be open to the public

Wanting to set the record straight after strong comments were made in Tuesday's council meeting, Google made it clear Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 27 comments | 3208 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 27 comments | 3677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meetings to focus on plans for Stevens Creek Trail

Beginning Wednesday night, Mountain View residents will have a chance to weigh in on the challenge of extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jim Hirt, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 27 comments | 4131 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sniffs out food-composting program

Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on May 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 27 comments | 3249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner: High density housing at San Antonio Center a 'pipe dream'

Fred Thoits, one of two major owners of San Antonio shopping center, injected a dose of reality into the public discussion...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by long-time res, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 27 comments | 5786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail-stop idea before council next week

Residents may have their last big chance to weigh in on a high speed rail stop for Mountain View next Tuesday, as the issue...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:45 am | 27 comments | 2766 Views
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