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ELECTIONS

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 6196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Asbestos nightmare at Americana

What was supposed to be a routine roof replacement at a 30-unit apartment building on Continental Circle has turned into...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by OutragedObserver, on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 6192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soothing Silicon Valley's aches and pains

In an age of laptop computers and sedentary living, it seems that few are able to escape back and neck pain. Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by ilovedancing, on Sep 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 6191 Views

AROUND TOWN

City blames contractors for janitor job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts Thursday, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gustavo , on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 6160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 46 comments | 6132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Floating yoga at Shoreline

The newest activity at the Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center is an unusual sight -- a Saturday morning yoga class bobbing in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 6103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 6099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 6094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 6086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing life to the imagination

In a room at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, a dozen students are hard at work drawing comics. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by K Teleki, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 6083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 6064 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold snap breaks MV record

In Mountain View, temperatures dipped to 32 degrees Thursday morning, breaking a 15-year record, according to the National...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 6055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 6053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on censuring Nelson

Though a majority of his colleagues on the Mountain View Whsiman School District board have publicly accused him of unprofessional...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 6045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on Google recreation facility on burrowing owl habitat

This Tuesday the City Council will vote up or down on a 6.5-acre recreation facility that's got nearly every activity a Google...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 54 comments | 6044 Views

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Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jdm, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 63 comments | 6026 Views

RESTAURANTS

Linda's Parisian Burger is Back

Heads up to long-time MVers who remember and new-time MVers who may have only heard or read about them - one of our city's...

Original post made by Nick on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 6022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 6017 Views

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Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Evan Kroske, on Sep 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 52 comments | 6010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 5995 Views
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