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Wednesday, May 16

[http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/2012/iran-today-and-its-place.html ==B Talk:== Iran's nuclear program] A free public...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 16, 2012 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 1568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bonds will help upgrade local schools

Some elementary and middle school classrooms in the Mountain View Whisman school district are more than 50 years old and...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Student at Whisman, on May 15, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 12 comments | 2119 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD wants Your remodel to pay for Their remodel

Anyone notice that the school board recently increased Developer Fees on residential construction and reconstruction to $2.13/sq...

Original post made by anonymous on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 15, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital District board member steps down

About five months after resigning from the board of directors of El Camino Hospital in order to spend more time with his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on May 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 1581 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unsettled divorce led to murder-suicide, friends say

The man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself Friday wanted to resume living with his ex-wife -- or be...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Army Friend, on May 14, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 11 comments | 3076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council wrestles with grade separation designs

Facing plans for increased use of the Caltrain corridor by Caltrain and high-speed rail, City Council members adopted an...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 14, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 13 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wins grant to launch nine bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on May 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 29 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fancy fungus among us

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 14, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 1722 Views

ELECTIONS

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Plastic Bag Ban

Would you support a plastic bag ban in Mountain View or your city? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5514...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 12, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

A failure to communicate

Adults could do better when it comes to making middle school students feel valued by the community, according to the superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on May 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community blasts NASA chief's proposal to dispose of Moffett

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by NASA employee, on May 12, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 9 comments | 3064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Document shredding fundraiser today at Cancer Support Community

Give mom a special gift for Motherís Day. Save money, time and effort by bringing your old records, past bills, receipts...

Original post made by TODAY: Cancer Support Community MV on May. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Advocates for Palo Alto shelter make last minute plea to keep MV's business

Tonight the City Council will vote on whether to join the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. A group of Palo Altans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 12 comments | 1587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New classrooms coming to local high schools

The local high school district is set to break ground this week on three classroom buildings, the largest of the Measure...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 11, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 4033 Views
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