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ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 6126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 6121 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 | 6117 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 | 6112 Views

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 | 6088 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy — literally — thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Muthiah, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 6085 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 | 6074 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 | 6061 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More teachers getting preggers

The local elementary school district is on stork watch after an usually high number of teachers have gone on maternity leave...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by Stuart, on Jul 6, 2008 at 10:09 am | 24 comments | 6036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 6035 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 6027 Views

AROUND TOWN

New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hugh Janus, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 6023 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 6021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyers only winners in Bullis, LASD spat

Will the day ever come when the persistent battles between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District are only...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 57 comments | 6011 Views

AROUND TOWN

District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 5981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 5976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toxic vapors found in Google offices

After a carcinogen was found to be seeping up from contaminated soil into buildings, Google is working to protect employees...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Terri, on Mar 6, 2013 at 4:36 am | 12 comments | 5959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 15, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 38 comments | 5922 Views

AROUND TOWN

How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 5921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google drops security contractor for in-house team

After union protests of its labor policies, the company that employs security guards around Google headquarters, Security...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 4, 2014 at 7:50 am | 15 comments | 5910 Views
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