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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff teacher is out for the year

A fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School teacher who some accused of having an "abusive" teaching style will not...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 2782 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2782 Views

ELECTIONS

Keep Outside Money Out of Local Politics

I follow the city council race closely because I care about the city very much. It is very important for me to have someone...

Original post made by alarmed_citizen on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Looks like Outside money worked, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 117 comments | 2782 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gabby drivers take note

Mountain View police would like local drivers to know that, as of July 1, those who chat behind the wheel had better have...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jesse, on Jul 2, 2008 at 6:14 pm | 3 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former MV city manager helps deliver city of Bell from scandal

Mountain View's widely respected former city manager Kevin Duggan has found a new calling after retirement, and it includes...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 22 comments | 2781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whooping cough surged in 2013

California saw a spike in the number of reported cases of whooping cough last year, and Santa Clara County was hacking away...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2780 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain electrification meeting set for tonight

Caltrain's voyage toward electrification of its Peninsula corridor will make a stop at Palo Alto tonight, where officials...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Feb 28, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2777 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by o rule, on Feb 15, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 2775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google plan could be a windfall for city, schools

Despite its location on Moffett Field, the 42 acres recently leased by Google is within the jurisdiction of Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Uh, on Jul 8, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike to school, win a prize

Mountain View High School students who rode their bikes to school last week were surprised when they received Cliff bars,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 3, 2008 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2773 Views

AROUND TOWN

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 2772 Views

ELECTIONS

Why you should vote yes on E

It's no secret that succeeding in the Silicon Valley economy requires a top-notch education. The best and the brightest from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2770 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty of polish

Gravity, the new wine bar and bistro on Emerson Street in Palo Alto, is impressive for many reasons. The interior is sleek...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 2770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bali beckons for local student

Ryan Feinstein, born and raised in Mountain View and a graduate of Mountain View High School, is spending this summer far...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by robby romadona, on Sep 22, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Legal action forces toxic clean up in Permanente Creek

After being sued by the Sierra Club for dumping toxics from its mining operations into the upper reaches of Permanante Creek,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by rain, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek downtown bank robbery suspect

Police are asking the public to help identify a man suspected of robbing a Bank of America branch on Castro Street Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2765 Views

ELECTIONS

MVLA to gauge support for green bond

The local high school district is moving forward with its proposal for a green bond measure. The next step: Poll the public. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Nov 11, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 2764 Views

RESTAURANTS

Good pub grub

The first time I stepped into St. Stephen's Green pub in Mountain View, I did a double take. I thought I'd absentmindedly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Paulie, on Mar 2, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looks for solution to North Bayshore traffic woes

On Tuesday the City Council took a small step towards addressing the bumper to bumper traffic in and out of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 29 comments | 2762 Views
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