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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees question Measure G management

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 12 comments | 4026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos man arrested on suspicion of murder

Police arrested a Los Altos man Saturday on suspicion of murder after another man went missing under suspicious circumstances...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2016 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 4026 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4024 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 | 4024 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 | 4024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wanted: two superintendents

Mountain View faces a big change in school leadership after two superintendents resigned late last year. As the school boards...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 4022 Views

ELECTIONS

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 4021 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 | 4020 Views

AROUND TOWN

The storied career of Sally Lieber

It's arguable that Mountain View has never given rise to a more improbable political success story than that of Sally Lieber,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jojhn Coyle, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 4016 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 | 4015 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 | 4014 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 | 4012 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 | 4012 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov hopeful Campbell: State needs gas tax

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell on Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 4012 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 | 4010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's futuristic plan wins cheers from city

Mountain View City Council members signaled their approval for what would easily be the city's most dramatic office building....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 4008 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 | 4006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Overturned car in Middlefield Road accident

Mountain View police and fire came to the aid of an injured motorist, after a two-car crash ended with one of the vehicles...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dancing on the ceiling, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:51 am | 5 comments | 4006 Views

SPORTS

It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 4005 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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