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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board considers big cuts in school construction plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District must make major cuts to projects on school campuses to get back on budget with...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:47 am | 25 comments | 3514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board still split on parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is just weeks away from the deadline to put a parcel tax measure on the May mail-in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by No New Taxes, on Jan 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 25 comments | 2917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing idea gains traction among school employees

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are moving full-steam ahead on exploring ways to house teachers in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by m2grs, on May 19, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2678 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 12931 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2941 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2025 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 7817 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 19220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2302 Views

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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 | 7294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 4219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 13255 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2820 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SF think tank looks to solve MV's housing woes

In an event sponsored by a coalition of residents concerned with the Mountain View's housing problems, a San Francisco-based...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by GOOGLE EYE SORE, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 25 comments | 8934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County officials eye housing tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by @wake up people, on May 11, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 25 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farmlands Group seeks new location

If the amount of discussion about potential farm sites is any indication, efforts to bring a farm to Mountain View have not...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jul 18, 2007 at 9:16 am | 25 comments | 4816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 6373 Views
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