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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 2823 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council puts North Bayshore housing back on the table

At a meeting tonight, the City Council is expected to discuss the possible development a new neighborhood around Google headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 2822 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No free lunch? Try Castro

Castro Elementary School has become a neighborhood hangout over the summer, ever since the Mountain View Whisman Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surpise pockets of 4G in Mountain View

Small pockets of Sprint's 4G network may pop up in parts of Mountain View for those with Sprint broadband cards, or the Evo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R., on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 2820 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2820 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New city property a 'food forest' in the making?

It may be hard to imagine walking into a park in the heart of Silicon Valley and being able to eat freely from an abundance...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Denise , on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 2820 Views

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Army: toxic cleanup is not our problem

Activists and regulators are at odds with the U.S. Army over toxics contaminating Orion Park, a former housing complex site...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 5, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 2819 Views

ELECTIONS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Swartz, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2819 Views

ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 2818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge day care center closes

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots disappeared last week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula Day Care Center...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 2818 Views

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Speeding cop car collision costs city $200K

The city of Mountain View has reached a $212,500 settlement with a woman who claims she was hit by a Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me again, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | 18 comments | 2817 Views

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District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 2817 Views

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Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the span of about...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Encyclopedia Brown, on May 9, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2816 Views

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May Day march for immigration reform

In preparing for what is becoming an annual event, organizers of Mountain View's May Day march for immigration reform are...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Desmond, on Apr 30, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2816 Views

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Zeppelin airship headed for Mountain View

Airship Ventures' Zeppelin NT, a 246-foot-long airship, is scheduled to arrive at Moffett Field on Saturday afternoon after...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 19, 2009 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 2815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 2815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police seek military gear

Police in Ferguson, Missouri, last month were criticized for being armed to the teeth when responding to protests and riots....

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by MRAPs now!, on Sep 22, 2014 at 8:59 pm | 11 comments | 2813 Views

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Tonight: OMVNA election heats up over Minton's project

Because of a controversial apartment development proposal, the normally quiet elections for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by @Special Agent Cert, on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:07 am | 51 comments | 2812 Views

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Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2812 Views

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Back-to-school present at MV High

Mountain View High School students will be able to legally park outside the campus for the first time in years when they...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2008
Last comment by MVHS Mom, on Aug 22, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 2811 Views
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