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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pitches in for school fundraiser

The Mountain View Educational Foundation is looking to kick school fundraising into high gear this fall. Google announced...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by @ eric, on Oct 28, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 22 comments | 3772 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV driver arrested in deadly pedestrian crash

Family members of the man killed in a grisly car accident last month reacted with relief June 10 to the news that police...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 43 comments | 3772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 3772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 3771 Views

ELECTIONS

Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3771 Views

SPORTS

Rivals play for first time in seven years

The Crittenden Middle School basketball team pulled out a close win over Graham Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 26, with the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by another parent, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 3770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sarah Krajewski, on May 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 17 comments | 3770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 3770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital construction on track

El Camino Hospital administrators say the new facility is on track and below budget, and should be open for patients in fall...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 21, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3769 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by another brick in the wall, on Apr 5, 2009 at 10:26 am | 25 comments | 3769 Views

ELECTIONS

CFL Danger / Reality Check

First off, Compact-Fluorescent light bulbs CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS!!! Read: Mercury leaks found as new bulbs break (The...

Original post made by Michael L. Wagner on Aug. 27, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 3768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC sees recession's toll from the frontlines

An army of counselors on 30 school campuses in the Mountain View and Los Altos area say they are seeing higher rates of divorce,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by BV333, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital District board member steps down

About five months after resigning from the board of directors of El Camino Hospital in order to spend more time with his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on May 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 3767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police hope to control July 4 gridlock

The Fourth of July fireworks display at Shoreline has become a Mountain View tradition. Unfortunately, so has post-fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by GJ, on Jun 28, 2008 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 3767 Views

ELECTIONS

By a clear margin: Macias, Means, Kasperzak and Inks

City staff will take orders from some familiar faces in January after the four open seats in the City Council race were taken...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by James P., on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 3764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek suspect in restaurant assault

Police are asking for help from the public to find a suspect that allegedly punched a man in the face following an argument...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by george, on Jan 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 3764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When enrollment swells, special ed students get bumped

Getting moved from one school to another can be jarring for any kid trying to make friends and get used to a new learning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 21, 2016 at 1:58 pm | 14 comments | 3762 Views
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