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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locke announces he's stepping down

Bob Locke has announced he will retire from his 21-year post as finance manager at the end of the month, leaving Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Don L, on Aug 22, 2008 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google makes more real estate moves

In an effort to centralize its workforce, Google has moved employees out of three buildings totaling 128,000 square feet,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Joe Renter, on Dec 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle begins to combat bullying

The Mountain View Whisman School District has taken up an unprecedented campaign against bullying in hopes of creating a...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on May 14, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 am | 6 comments | 2507 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rotary Community Grant Program - Now taking applications

All Community Grant requests for this coming fiscal year (July 1 thru June 30) must be submitted by March 1, 2009. Awards...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

Come and support "Rock On" - the Menlo-Atherton High School Fashion Show! Gather some friends and rock and roll on Saturday,...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2505 Views

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Nine candidates, four open seats in council race

On Nov. 4, Mountain View voters will decide who among nine candidates will take four open seats on the seven-member City...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Oct 15, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 2504 Views

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Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan for Grant Road project pits MV vs. LA

The controversy over developing the former Grant Road farm is long subsided. But now, Los Altos leaders are raising concerns...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 2503 Views

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Subscription solicitors in MV

A young man came to my door in the evening and said he was from a group called "Opportunity to Advance" that was "sponsored...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Jul. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2502 Views

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Woman missing from local group home

A 59-year-old woman from a group home in Mountain View was reported missing Monday by Mountain View police. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by princess, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 2501 Views

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Historic moment at City Hall

In a changing of the guard ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday night, Margaret Abe-Koga became Mountain View's first female...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by lifelong resident, on Jan 15, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2499 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs $1.2m for senior home purchase

A group of five low-income seniors will soon have a group home in Mountain View after $1.2 million in city affordable housing...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 9:54 am | 18 comments | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill, De Anza defend policy

Foreign students aren't to blame for local community college students having a hard time getting into classes, district officials...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Pete, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 23 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Role models turn students into better citizens

Partners for New Generations, a local mentoring and tutoring program, organizes 150 volunteers to work with at-risk students...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Denise, on Dec 30, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents concerned over district's handling of Bubb incident

A pair of parents of students at Bubb Elementary School said that they thought the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 2497 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 | 2497 Views
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