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AROUND TOWN

Flu deaths in state continue to climb

At least 30 people in the Bay Area have died from the flu this season and 202 are confirmed to have died statewide, according...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huzzahs for Higgins

After 230 board meetings during her six years as a trustee of the elementary school district, Gloria Higgins has decided...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could investors fund city's transit future?

A company that has set up shop at NASA Ames Research Park claims its system for automated pod travel could lift Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Tank, on Oct 2, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 28 comments | 2503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge day care center closes

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots disappeared last week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula Day Care Center...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keep Mountain View Weird

(letter to the Editor published in the 11/1/2013 print edititon) Keep Mountain View Weird I am really saddened that...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by keith teleki, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

A legacy in lumber

This month, Bruce Bauer Lumber and Supply is celebrating a 70-year journey that took the family business from Oregon to Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 12, 2008 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latest Bullis spat headed to court

Bullis Charter School officials have filed a lawsuit against the Los Altos School District for not providing the school with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 47 comments | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: No need to re-open Slater School

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google prepares to spiff up city's free WiFi

Google has yet to make any money by giving away Internet access through its free WiFi network. But the company appears poised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by John Kellner, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:58 am | 6 comments | 2499 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police to forgo pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Library Employee, on May 31, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 24 comments | 2499 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

District takes aim at illegal banners

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board discussed placing tighter restrictions on banners promoting youth...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marc, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car jumps curb, hits man on California Street

A mysterious car crash Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck smashed...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Lazy Cops, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 2497 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

With no sales tax, Google contributes little to city's bottom line

Mountain View must realize that Google's prestige is not paying the bills. Google does not generate the tax revenue Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:49 am | 4 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman made basic aid district

Further complicating the financial uncertainty over Mountain View Whisman's future, the local elementary school district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 13 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: brawl at bar

Police arrested a man last Friday after he allegedly threw his bike lock at someone's head and punched two patrons at the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 14, 2014 at 2:03 am | 9 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

City schedules meeting on high speed rail

In the city's most ambitious effort to date to educate the public about high speed rail, an informational meeting will be...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 7, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 20 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views
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