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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 10024 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 | 10006 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eateries can't compete with Google's free food

Since he started his North Bayshore sandwich shop with his brother 21 years ago, Victor Jadallah saw the neighborhood double...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 38 comments | 10004 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Zee Kay, on May 20, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 22 comments | 9949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 9, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 104 comments | 9907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 52 comments | 9901 Views

ELECTIONS

Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 9792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 9776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 9769 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent spending continues in council race

As the final days of the City Council election approach, the mysterious Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to report...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 9 comments | 9756 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by un_nat, on Feb 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 9731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry

In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by longtime resident, on Sep 1, 2015 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 9731 Views

RESTAURANTS

Luscious kebabs, delicate curries

When it comes to kebabs, many think of chewy, marinated squares of meat, grilled on a stick. Yet at Zareen's, a contemporary...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Benjamin Moore, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 9699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian critically injured in vehicle collision

A pedestrian is in critical condition this morning after she was struck by a vehicle on northbound El Monte Road near Marich...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by THE DETAILS, on Nov 4, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 9643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report: School leaders overpaid

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 7, 2009 at 5:41 am | 115 comments | 9642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 9623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 9623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 9616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:26 am | 102 comments | 9606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 9596 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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Caesar Pleaser
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