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AROUND TOWN

San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman ponders district transfers

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=418 posted Friday, February 15, 2008, 2:04 PM...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Non-Resident, on Feb 25, 2008 at 7:57 pm | 12 comments | 3947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman hospitalized after street fight

A Hollister woman was hospitalized after another woman reportedly knocked her down and repeatedly smashed her head into the...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 3945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by moreoversight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 3944 Views

ELECTIONS

Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 3944 Views

AROUND TOWN

The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rachael, on Jul 30, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 18 comments | 3943 Views

RESTAURANTS

Another frozen-yogurt shop? Really? Realllly?

C'mon Mountain View... There are a few things that downtown Mountain View does not need: More asian-style restaurants, hair/nail...

Original post made by TS on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by MV Mom, on Oct 25, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 3943 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 | 3942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 3940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man slashed with knife during argument

Police arrested a Mountain View woman last week after she allegedly got into an argument with a roommate, picked up a knife...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Oct 21, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 3936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castro Street Research

Dear Town Square Readers, I am conducting research for a doctoral dissertation on the topic of urban street design and...

Original post made by Joe Kott on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joe Kott, on Nov 9, 2007 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 3935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Split board votes to open Slater Elementary

Ending a years-long effort by families in the Whisman and Slater area lobbying for a neighborhood school, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 16, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 33 comments | 3935 Views

SPORTS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, state educators at all levels of instruction are again planning for a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Reluctant Realist, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 3934 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 | 3934 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 | 3933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 3932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 3932 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Corporations are not people, council says

The City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution in support of efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish "corporate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by BeckyJ, on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:12 am | 23 comments | 3932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by School communities, on Jun 21, 2008 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 3931 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 3929 Views
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