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No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 3726 Views


Who's in Charge at Mountain View Schools?

Today I find out that the principal of my child's school, Castro, is in Africa on vacation. Is this what we are paying these...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 22, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 25 comments | 3197 Views


Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 7307 Views


Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 25 comments | 7990 Views


School board postpones Whisman school decision

Residents urging the Mountain View Whisman School District to open a new school in the Slater and Whisman neighborhood area...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Aamir Farooqui, on Jun 15, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 25 comments | 3492 Views


Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 3183 Views


Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 6944 Views


It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by David, on Oct 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 25 comments | 12498 Views


Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by another brick in the wall, on Apr 5, 2009 at 10:26 am | 25 comments | 3448 Views


Meeting reveals challenges for High Speed Rail

Experts at a meeting held last week by the California High Speed Rail Authority revealed several design requirements which...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gayle, on Oct 17, 2009 at 10:40 am | 25 comments | 2720 Views


PA proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:28 am | 25 comments | 2398 Views


Palo Alto may try to kill high-speed-rail plan

Palo Alto may soon take a formal "no confidence" stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by BartParkingLot(Imported)Crime, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 25 comments | 1908 Views


Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 7345 Views


City officials want delay of medical pot ordinance

Mountain View may become the only city in the county to specifically allow medical marijuana dispensaries, and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 3249 Views


Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 18302 Views


No jail time for hit-and-run driver

The driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a man in downtown Mountain View avoided jail time when she was sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by don'tworrybeehappy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 25 comments | 2146 Views


Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 7033 Views


Plan to yank 120 trees delays Mayfield project

The possibility of losing 120 trees is holding up a plan to revamp the former Mayfield Mall for a major office tenant. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:07 am | 25 comments | 3948 Views


Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 12580 Views


Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Oh Sure, fine, no problem!, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 2590 Views
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