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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 | 8627 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 | 8609 Views

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 | 8600 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 | 8589 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 | 8576 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 | 8559 Views

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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 | 8547 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 | 8534 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 | 8515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 8513 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 | 8509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 8494 Views

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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 | 8483 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 | 8477 Views

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Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nanci, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 8459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 8430 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino finds new radiology groups

The El Camino Hospital Radiologists Group, Inc. has announced that it is disbanding, and last month the hospital entered...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Donna K, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:47 am | 7 comments | 8425 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 9, 2016 at 8:14 am | 14 comments | 8413 Views

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Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

The Mountain View teen convicted of breaking into a house and kicking off 10 days of drug and alcohol-fueled parties leading...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Dec 9, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 18 comments | 8411 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy agrees to clean up Moffett TCE fumes

Resolving a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Navy has agreed to take responsibility for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 8399 Views
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