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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 3397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moffett Military Plane that flies around and around, over our neighborhood, again and again

It flies usually at night from 8-10pm (just when we are trying to get the kids to settle down to sleep). It keeps circling...

Original post made by QuietPlease on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Inessa, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 16 comments | 2444 Views

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Council rejects latest idea for 291 Evandale

The City Council unanimously refused to support a project Tuesday that would have renovated the vacant and long-troubled...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dandy, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:22 am | 16 comments | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

End of the road for summer school meal deal

Some local families who have counted on free breakfasts and lunches from the local elementary school district may have to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:14 am | 16 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian fatally struck at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was fatally struck Monday evening by a passenger train at the San Antonio station. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 16 comments | 2088 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No Child' law finally catches up with schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Monita, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 16 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change on horizon for MV Whisman

School officials contemplated big changes last week as they discussed a possible overhaul of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MVWSD Volunteer, on Oct 11, 2009 at 7:47 am | 16 comments | 4447 Views

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City's hidden tribute to fall of Communism

This week, Mountain View residents join others around the world in marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 3877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 4366 Views

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Council likes affordable housing proposal

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received during a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Dec 6, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2162 Views

ELECTIONS

Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 3165 Views

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Three local teens arrested in vandalism spree

Los Altos police on Wednesday arrested three teenagers, all students at Mountain View or Alta Vista high schools, in connection...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 1729 Views

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White House: NASA responsible for Hangar One

After months of review, the federal government has concluded that NASA Ames will have to pay for any restoration of historic...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 16 comments | 1586 Views

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A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

In Mountain View, squirrels eating human food led to attacks on children in Cuesta Park four years ago. Today in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by HM, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:42 am | 16 comments | 1939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board OKs school renovation plan

The Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million Student Facilities Improvement Plan that calls for new construction,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 14, 2010 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 1687 Views

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Ghysels takes job with County Office of Education

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 16 comments | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 2745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1603 Views

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Almost done

Construction worker Jose Oriana sorts through leftover drywall inside the city's new day worker center at 113 Escuela Ave....

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 16 comments | 1503 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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