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AROUND TOWN

Dessert shop is ground zero in neighborhood feud

A corner cafe specializing in frozen desserts would seem like the perfect setting to relax and cool off, but the proprietors...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Geek, on Jun 1, 2015 at 9:53 am | 33 comments | 8842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One for rent: no NASA ties needed

In an unprecedented move for NASA Ames Research Center, historic Hangar One at Moffett Field is being offered up for any...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on May 23, 2013 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 8830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: man causes hospital disturbance

Police arrested a 48-year-old Folsom man last week after he entered a hospital on Castro Street and allegedly caused a disturbance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Faravelli Family, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:07 am | 9 comments | 8829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force dumps new school plan

Plans for a new school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area of the city may be on the ropes after members of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Joel Lachter, on May 23, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 147 comments | 8771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar found guilty in Ware's death

More than a year after his brother's death, Jim Ware said he and the rest of his family can finally begin to move on, now...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 8771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Group to seek referendum on San Antonio project

Community organizers are seeking to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio Shopping Center this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2014 at 6:15 am | 40 comments | 8768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting: Little outcry over rise in cancer near toxic site

Despite sensational TV news coverage, a rise in the number of people living near Mountain View's toxic sites with non-Hodgkin...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Williams, on Dec 5, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments | 8764 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 | 8758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 8745 Views

AROUND TOWN

FDA orders local firm to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by SP Phil, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 8741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 8738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 46 comments | 8724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amid complaints, Google promises WiFi upgrades

While Google says it is committed to improving its network of light-pole mounted WiFi nodes in Mountain View, some users...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by roland, on Aug 31, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 13 comments | 8715 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 | 8702 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 | 8692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 8677 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 | 8634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:50 am | 14 comments | 8624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 8621 Views

AROUND TOWN

School districts wary of grand jury's bond advice

The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury is calling for local school districts to adopt self-policing policies that would...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Sep 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 8608 Views
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