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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google donates $50K to restore Immigrant House

As Google looks to improve its image locally, the search giant's latest gift to the city will help with the restoration of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wenyleela, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 2947 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chef Liu reverting to Mervyn's restaurant; historic lounge closing for now

A memory of many longtime Mountain-View residents is Mervyn's "Fine Foods" ("For Delightful Dining . . . and Cocktails"),...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 12, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2944 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City hires its first information technology chief

For a city government in the center of Silicon Valley, it was becoming obvious that the city's information technology wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by PM, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail extension open today

The Stevens Creek Trail extension south of El Camino Real is now open, including a bridge over the creek at Sleeper Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on May 10, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 24 comments | 2940 Views

AROUND TOWN

WELLS FARGO BANK SEIZES $1500 FROM IMMIGRANT FOR $25 DEBT

If you bank with Wells Fargo, I suggest that you check your online statements very carefully. Just over a year ago I helped...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Old Coot, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google plan could be a windfall for city, schools

Despite its location on Moffett Field, the 42 acres recently leased by Google is within the jurisdiction of Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Uh, on Jul 8, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 2939 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reps: High-speed rail should end in San Jose, link to speedy Caltrain

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:40 am | 18 comments | 2939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV residents arrested in Sunnyvale stabbing

Seven people were arrested in Sunnyvale on Sunday after officers responding to an early morning fight found an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Young MV, on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 2937 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fast food, Indian-style

I love food that bites back. Not blister-the-lips, scorch-the-tongue, sweat-on-the-brow hot, mind you, but well-spiced fare...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 13, 2011 at 4:11 am | 1 comment | 2936 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Network: When there's nowhere else to go

For the past 30 years, the Support Network for Battered Women has provided services to women in Santa Clara County who need...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by raymondsgirl98, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2935 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Skimming' scam at ATMs hits local resident

Nick Elvitsky was shocked when $500 was deducted from his account on Jan. 26: "I did not take that money out. I have been...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2934 Views

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 | 2934 Views

MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2933 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trees axed for $1.6 million condos

The loss of two cedar trees nearly killed a plan for five, $1.6 million condos which the City Council narrowly approved...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on May 3, 2012 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

SF shooting suspects detained in Mountain View

A vehicle pursuit that began in San Francisco this afternoon ended in Mountain View with the arrest of three suspectswanted...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 8 comments | 2931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police, high school to hold forum on teen drug use

In the wake of a recent drug overdose by a Mountain View student, the Mountain View Police Department will be hosting a joint...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ella, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:25 am | 1 comment | 2931 Views
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