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OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on May 2, 2015 at 6:31 am | 7 comments | 3626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tackling the achievement gap

As the proportion of Hispanic students in Mountain View approaches 50 percent, local school officials are struggling mightily...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by DG, on May 14, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 3625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Battling an overlooked killer

High blood pressure is a serious issue in the Bay Area, and local health officials have vowed to do something about it. The...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Oct 31, 2015 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 3623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council shifts gears on San Antonio plan

After sharp public opposition delayed phase two of Merlone Geier's Village at San Antonio Center project last week, City...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best cakes in town?

Hello. I would like to hear everyone's favorite place for ordering special occasion cakes. I like Icing on the Cake in Los...

Original post made by Cakefan on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Zoe, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 3622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breathalyzers a prom night tradition

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are both holding their prom dances this Saturday night. And along with fancy dresses,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on May 19, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3621 Views

ELECTIONS

Modest spending in school board race

So far, campaign spending is low this year for candidates seeking a seat on Mountain View Whisman School District. Not only...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-Calls, on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 3621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board needs lesson in transparency

Taxpayers in the El Camino Hospital District have to be disappointed in the secretive way CEO Ken Graham was terminated in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Another Voter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 3620 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 | 3620 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E threatens residents with legal action

Residents who want a large Pacific Gas & Electric gas pipeline removed from their backyards have received a letter threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by David, on Feb 10, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 3618 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 27 comments | 3617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View serial robber arrested

Police took a Mountain View resident into custody early Friday morning in connection with a series of bank robberies in...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by someone, on Dec 29, 2008 at 11:42 pm | 15 comments | 3617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mayfield proposal still needs work

The current Mayfield site development proposal remains severely flawed. In response to requests from the City Council, the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2008 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 3616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ghysels, Barsi cycling to Sacramento

Maurice Ghysels and Bruce Barsi are making known their feelings about state budget cuts to education through a unique form...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 14, 2008 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 3615 Views

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 | 3613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Up ship!

On Monday, Airship Ventures, Inc. let this reporter bring along his grandfather during a media tour on the 246-foot Zeppelin...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 2, 2008 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 3612 Views

ELECTIONS

Google wunderkind running for council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 3612 Views

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earthquake triggered weapons

Considering the San Andreas fault runs closeby, I'm wondering if anyone has any info on or heard of earthquake triggered...

Original post made by e on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by inleaguewiththesea, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 3611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Furlough inmates' behavior questioned

For over 20 years, the county work furlough program at 590 East Middlefield Road has given inmates a chance to hold down...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by LULU, on Jul 12, 2008 at 8:03 pm | 8 comments | 3611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crunch time at Moffett

NASA Ames was nearly shut down two years ago, but is now poised for major growth, according to a presentation made last month...

Original post made on May. 11, 2008
Last comment by Carl Orta, on May 11, 2008 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 3610 Views
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