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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 | 6920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames 'Living Museum' debuts downtown

The NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year with a 17-piece "living museum."...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Winon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 6919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 6906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latest Bullis spat headed to court

Bullis Charter School officials have filed a lawsuit against the Los Altos School District for not providing the school with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 47 comments | 6903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 25 comments | 6894 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 | 6884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 6875 Views

SPORTS

The penitent pugilist

Isaac Herrera got his academic career back on track through the Mountain View Police Activities League's boxing program,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Viera, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 6862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 6855 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 6843 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 | 6830 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 | 6804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot at Shoreline concert

One person was shot multiple times last night at a Wiz Khalifa at Shoreline. Police are still looking for any suspects involved...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 25, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 10 comments | 6788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by CodeRed, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:18 am | 35 comments | 6770 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 | 6768 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want BCS vs LASD litigation to end? Then say so.

The Huttlingler Alliance for Education is circulating a petition calling for an end to the legal battle between the Los Altos...

Original post made by Dave Roode on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stop the HAEters, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:19 am | 3 comments | 6766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 6729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 6713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google founders can fly jet out of Moffett

NASA has struck an agreement with Google founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin allowing the billionaires to fly their Boeing...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Carl Orta, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:23 am | 12 comments | 6707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy storm causes flooding in Mountain View

Heavy rain and wind beat down on the Bay Area Thursday, causing areas of flooding all over Mountain View and some power outages. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 6676 Views
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