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OTHER ISSUES

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Owen Johnston, on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 27 comments | 4375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 4374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Clark, McAlister to lead City Council in 2014

Second-year council members Chris Clark and John McAlister were named Mountain View's mayor and vice mayor in unanimous City...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 4374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by Maxwell, on Apr 28, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 3 comments | 4370 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 | 4370 Views

AROUND TOWN

New traffic signal aims to make tracks safer

Nearby residents worry that a new traffic signal at the intersection of Rengstorff and Crisanto avenues may be causing some...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 4370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council wrestles with growing commute traffic woes

In a city where job growth never seems to quit, a growing number of workers commuting to Mountain View is causing a problem. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 4370 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 | 4370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 4369 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 | 4369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing much faster than expected, and around 80 students on a waiting list to attend their...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Sep 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 4368 Views

ELECTIONS

How voters can fight climate change

Last week the City Council considered a proposal to let Mountain View voters set specific goals for reducing the city's carbon...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by David, on Jul 31, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by conspiracy, on Feb 11, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 3 comments | 4367 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 | 4367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 4366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 4366 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 | 4364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by No More Tailgaters, on May 21, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 4364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 4363 Views
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