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ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for Crittenden, Stevenson schools

Two new principals are set to start at Mountain View schools. Geoff Chang will head Crittenden Middle School and Tyler Graff...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Irked, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 2534 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Moore Gregory, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls' business venture in the bag

Denim hand bags made from old jeans and belts may be the newest fad at Girls' Middle School thanks to four young student-entrepreneurs,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Seen it, on May 29, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blocked pathway causes a stir

The city is looking into complaints from residents after a homeowners association decided to block off the only path through...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by CalTrain Passenger, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 20 comments | 2533 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 | 2533 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to run 'Baby Bullet' express trains on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Dec 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs high-intensity offices

A former work furlough facility next to the Middlefield light rail station will soon be razed to make way for a new three-story...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments | 2531 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 | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Share marks first anniversary with discounts, freebies

Bay Area Bike Share is celebrating its first anniversary by extending special offers to its members this week. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 2, 2014 at 3:50 pm | 14 comments | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State releases this year's STAR results

The California Department of Education released results for the 2009 California Standards Test (STAR) on Monday, showing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay youth finding their voice

The students who attend the weekly Outlet group meetings at the Community Health Awareness Council, or CHAC, in Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 24, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 12 comments | 2527 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2527 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 | 2526 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 | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief June 10 to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 43 comments | 2526 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 | 2525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flu vaccine shipping delay cancels a 'flu clinic'

A shipping delay in this year's seasonal flu vaccine has forced cancellation of a "flu clinic" scheduled for Oct. 17 at the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by No-Longer-As-Frustrated Mom, on Oct 21, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 12 comments | 2525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: OMVNA election heats up over Minton's project

Because of a controversial apartment development proposal, the normally quiet elections for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by @Special Agent Cert, on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:07 am | 51 comments | 2525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Occupy, on Nov 5, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 11 comments | 2524 Views
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