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SPORTS

Player, coach in bullying spat

The parents of a Mountain View High School varsity basketball player are putting a full-court press on their daughter's coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by reynoir, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:15 am | 91 comments | 6682 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Moffett Gateway" site slated for office, hotel

The City Council decided Tuesday that a new hotel and office space would be the best use of a forested piece of city-owned...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Old BEn, on Nov 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 6675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google offers ferry service

For the past few days, a number of Google workers living in San Francisco have been getting to and from their offices in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 5 comments | 6666 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by jane, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 6662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Who are the wealthiest?, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 6650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 6648 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 6640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google donates $1 million to local schools

Even as California's primary and secondary schools are facing a best-case scenario of no funding increase next year, and...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by NEd, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:52 am | 18 comments | 6637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartan Robotics on a winning streak

The robotics team at Mountain View High School went undefeated at the Sacramento regional competition last month. Running...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Lew L, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 6635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 6629 Views

ELECTIONS

Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 6624 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino finally ready to open Heart and Vascular Institute

After four years of talk, El Camino Hospital cemented the opening of a new Heart and Vascular Institute last week when it...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by notsurprised, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 6614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Solar Impulse takes off Friday

The world's first solar-powered aircraft capable of flying overnight begins its cross-country journey Friday, taking off...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 6612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you know any couples who met online?

This week's "Voices Around Town" question was: "Do you know any couples who met online?" The five answers are below. Click...

Original post made by Don Frances on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 6606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Commission wants to track jobs-housing ratio

Mountain View's plans to sharply widen the gap between job growth and housing growth, even while in the midst of a housing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 28, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 28 comments | 6593 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supervisors considering moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider passing an immediate and temporary moratorium on medical marijuana...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Boone, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 6591 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center's Marroquin named 'local hero'

For those who are familiar with Maria Marroquin, the charismatic director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, it's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 am | 17 comments | 6583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 6578 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school wrestling program a no-go

A local effort to bring the wrestling program back to Mountain View High School looks to be a no-go, at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Concerned MVLA Teacher, on May 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 6571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bullis signs deal, avoids lockout

Teachers from Bullis Charter School won't be locked out of their classrooms this year, thanks to BCS officials who signed...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on May 28, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 134 comments | 6565 Views
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Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 1,553 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 793 views