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ELECTIONS

Hospital district candidates finalized

The filing period has ended for people to declare candidacy in local elections. Three newcomers and two incumbents are running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tow yard employee hit over head

A man investigating intruders inside the tow yard where he works was blindsided with a blow to the back of the head shortly...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ben De Ho, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators applaud proposed changes to NCLB

When President Barack Obama announced this year's budget on Feb. 1, it included a plan to reform the No Child Left Behind...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Co-op preschool will close without a new home

A 56-year-old local co-op preschool may shut its doors forever if it cannot find a new home by next summer, as its lease...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Where do I sign up?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redevelopment districts in limbo

Although there is no certainty that Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to wipe out redevelopment agencies in the state will happen anytime...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 3, 2011 at 1:09 am | 2 comments | 1627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A right to health care

RotaCare -- which runs a clinic on the El Camino Hospital campus -- aims to provide free, quality care to the uninsured through...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jan 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frankski, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Pretty good chances' of finding alien life in next 25 years

Based on technological advances and predictions made by luminaries like Carl Sagan, it is a "real possibility" that alien...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:14 am | 4 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service: Best of Mountain View 2012

In Lane 3, we have the winners for the best services, from yoga to hair care, auto repair to dry cleaning. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy: Hangar One's contaminated cork walls must go

Unless NASA Ames takes on the responsibility of dealing with some newfound toxic dust, it appears that the U.S. Navy is moving...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 6, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fare hikes, service changes on tap

Caltrain officials are reminding the public that fare increases and service changes are set to go into effect on Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Birther, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Bike Party Facebook History Tour

Peninsula Bike Party is a monthly night-time urban social bike ride that meets every 4th Friday of the month. It's free and...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1624 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm back behind bars, arrested in Mountain View

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17102476 It was only a matter of time. Good riddance....

Original post made by Paul_C on Jan. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local biz gets boost with ShopMountainView

Shopping locally just got easier, thanks to a partnership between the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and ShopCity.com,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Promoting Local Businesses, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Using the Bubb Dumpsters for Personal Trash

I'm a teacher at Bubb Elementary and I am increasingly frustrated by Mt. View citizens using the dumpsters at Bubb to throw...

Original post made by Bubb Teacher on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views
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