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ELECTIONS

Gov hopeful Campbell: State needs gas tax

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell on Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 4673 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 2974 Views

ELECTIONS

Council puts the brakes on backyard pot plants

Faced with the possibility that Mountain View residents could legally start growing marijuana in their backyards are early...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Zap, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 3162 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced a new bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential candidates...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tax Returns, on Jan 11, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 22 comments | 3221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 4664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 5535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 2942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents concerned over district's handling of Bubb incident

A pair of parents of students at Bubb Elementary School said that they thought the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 4028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 21 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 12948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 7938 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain Commuter, on Jun 14, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 21 comments | 4393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Please save San Antonio train station

The City Council decided to send a letter to the Caltrain board of directors on Tuesday that expresses "deep concern" about...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 21 comments | 3445 Views

OTHER ISSUES

14-year-old robbed of iPod while walking home from school

A 14-year-old Mountain View boy was beaten and robbed of his cell phone on March 2, as he walked home from Crittenden Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 2425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 9324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing project helps some, hurts others

The city's below market rate housing program took a strange turn Tuesday night with the approval of an affordable housing...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by tex, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 21 comments | 5059 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by USA, on May 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 21 comments | 7320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disarray at the Dojo

Hacker Dojo, Mountain View's one-of-a-kind workshop for start-ups and makers, could be facing the biggest challenge to its...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous HD Members, on Apr 5, 2016 at 5:02 am | 21 comments | 35081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stabbing at Rengstorff Park

A young person is recovering after an apparent stabbing in Mountain View Saturday night, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mountain View Advocate, on Jul 11, 2016 at 4:41 pm | 21 comments | 4860 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council opts to leave holes in Measure W

In a setback for Measure W, the Mountain View City Council's alternative to rent-control, council members voted narrowly...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Oct 6, 2016 at 4:04 pm | 21 comments | 3559 Views
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