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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Money Grows On Trees, 1 hour ago | 41 comments | 6116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lopsided funding for school board races

The most recent campaign finance reports show that most candidates for local school boards in the November election were...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by I've worked hard to give my kids a better life, 4 hours ago | 14 comments | 1747 Views

OTHER ISSUES

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices

The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Todd Pearson, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea

Residents gave the Santa Clara Valley Water District a fiery and frustrated response Wednesday night to a proposal that would...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Residents, 15 hours ago | 34 comments | 3165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Kyle, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 1127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district cuts list of new boundary plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Cfrink, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 2440 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View General Plan

The Current Mountain View General Plan, Mountain View 2030 (MV30), was completed in 2012, after a development process of...

Original post made by Doug Pearson on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Feb 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 2822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown

Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @Observer, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New bus route aims to get mega-commuters off the road

For tech employees living in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, getting through Santa Clara County's congested highway system to the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 9 comments | 1918 Views

RESTAURANTS

Reliably charming

Aldo Los Altos is the ideal neighborhood Italian restaurant: above-average food and service and pleasant ambiance, with oversized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court dates set for Measure V hearing

As expected, the California Apartment Association last week filed papers seeking a preliminary injunction against Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 16, 2017 at 2:22 pm | 10 comments | 2042 Views

ELECTIONS

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, on Feb 16, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 54 comments | 5401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 803 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by marciamq16, on Feb 16, 2017 at 8:43 am | 111 comments | 19462 Views

AROUND TOWN

City settles with contractor

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept a $194,000 settlement from a contractor for errors stemming from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:35 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 15, 2017 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Weather service: First in series of rain storms starts tonight

Rain is forecast for the next six or seven days in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, bringing with it the chance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Meteor' sighted over Bay Area sky was a missile test launch

A bright light traveling across the dark sky Tuesday morning was one of two missile tests conducted by the U.S. Navy over...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by No Name, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views
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