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MV fire crew battling Mad River wildfires

Two weeks ago, the Mountain View Fire Department called on its neighbors through a mutual aid program to help extinguish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 26, 2015 at 5:41 am | 2 comments | 3925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2826 Views

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One year later, unsolved murder at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2015 at 3:07 am | 1 comment | 2504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Timing's right to exercise political might

Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 24, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1995 Views

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One year later, unsolved killing at Shoreline haunts family

Almost one year ago to the day, 38-year-old Eric Johnson of Contra Costa County was shot and killed while backstage at a...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 23, 2015 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 4616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City takes up charge on plug-in car stations

Whether it's Tesla Roadsters, Nissan Leafs or any of the other fancy new models, a growing number of electric vehicles can...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 6462 Views

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McKelvey Park flood basin on the horizon

McKelvey Park is just months away from a complete makeover. The Santa Clara Valley Water District is slated to begin construction...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 3692 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bend a supervisor's ear at sidewalk office hours

If you're looking to raise questions and concerns about local government while picking up some organic peaches, look no further...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

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County EMS leaders launch public safety campaign

Santa Clara County leaders kicked off a campaign Tuesday aimed at increasing public awareness of making a clear path for...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by MVPD out of tickets?, on Aug 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech upgrades in store for high school students

It would be hard to spot the difference as students head back to school this week, but Google's ubiquitous presence in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 20, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 3433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class in session at new Mistral Elementary

Monday marked the first day of school for bustling crowds of kindergarten students and parents, both excited and a little...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Castro grad, on Aug 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 5231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A change of pace for teen mental health

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District has picked one of its own long-time behavioral therapist to head the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Charlotte Ross, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 2803 Views

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Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 5409 Views

BOOKS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 7 comments | 2995 Views

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School board appointment set for Tuesday

The Mountain View Whisman School District will be interviewing 11 people on Aug. 18 who applied for the vacant seat on the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 22 comments | 3047 Views

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Assault victim found during police search

Police located the victim of an assault Saturday night after sweeping the area around 60 Centre Street in Mountain View during...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 3325 Views

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Sunday's heat breaks Bay Area records

From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area today, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:29 am | 8 comments | 2571 Views

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McKelvey Park flood basin on the horizon

McKelvey Park is just months away from a complete makeover. The Santa Clara Valley Water District is slated to begin construction...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 17, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 1366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued Monday for Bay Area

A Spare the Air Smog Alert has been issued for Monday due to unhealthy levels of smog and smoke in the air, and residents...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 17, 2015 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1736 Views
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