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Foundation debuts online 'giving day' for nonprofits

On May 6, the Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation will be hosting SVGives, the region's first "crowdfunding"...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by Alison Barnsley, on May 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogtown and Z-Girls

Cynthia Zawilski has been working to change the image of skateboarding, which is still dominated by the boys. And last Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Sacramento Cole, on Mar 19, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 4 comments | 4130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district could use general fund money for construction

In an ongoing effort to balance a volatile construction budget, administrators at the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Jun 16, 2016 at 9:36 am | 32 comments | 4130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers deliver petition for $15 wage at MV's Walmart

On Wednesday, Mountain View's Walmart was one of many around the country where workers presented management with a petition...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:30 am | 21 comments | 4128 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 | 4126 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Dip Restaurant

You have to try; http://www.adamsonsfrenchdip.com/ ...

Original post made by MARY on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 1, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 4125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sal Khan, teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Salman Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Charles Lai, on Jul 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 4124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlene, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 4123 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio proposal includes 400 homes

A developer has proposed 400 homes and 225,000 square feet of new retail space for the San Antonio shopping center —...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alan Davis, on Oct 17, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 39 comments | 4121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food trucks need new rules, council says

A new crop of food trucks is apparently causing problems for Mountain View businesses, city officials say, and City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Saunders, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 18 comments | 4121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School districts see budget storm coming

Local school officials say they are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as they assess what could happen if the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 4120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Owner seeks a buyer for 291 Evandale

Facing a long list of code violations, a souring housing market and irritated neighbors, the owner of 291 Evandale Ave. is...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by alex, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:50 am | 15 comments | 4119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 4119 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools

Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 31 comments | 4118 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google hatch deal

A 42-acre Google campus is now set for Moffett Field thanks to a 40 year lease agreement the Internet giant signed with NASA...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 4118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

52 teachers could lose jobs

A total of 52 teachers in the Los Altos School District have been notified that they may lose their jobs -- an announcement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Mar 31, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 24 comments | 4117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police, high school to hold forum on teen drug use

In the wake of a recent drug overdose by a Mountain View student, the Mountain View Police Department will be hosting a joint...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ella, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:25 am | 1 comment | 4117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team's video wins a medal

One of Mountain View High School's robotics teams, the Green MacHHHHine, took home a a first place medal at the VEX world...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on May 16, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 4117 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 | 4117 Views
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