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AROUND TOWN

For South Palo Alto residents, it's traffic, traffic traffic

Without collaboration with the City of Mountain View, Palo Alto won't be able to get a handle on the traffic and safety issues...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Dec 10, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 11 comments | 2823 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 2822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Class action lawsuit filed against County over solitary confinement practices

A class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Santa Clara County for placing hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 2822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 2821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 2821 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2821 Views

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The biggest idea ever floated

Patri Friedman believes that some day humans might live on platforms in the middle of the sea. The Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by J, on Dec 2, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 7 comments | 2821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2820 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Healthcare reform: quality, not quantity

Are El Camino Hospital's patients happy with their care? In anticipation of the unrolling of the Obama Administration's healthcare...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 23, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 21 comments | 2819 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bar owner battles with new landlord

A battle continues to ferment in a strip mall between a bar owner, a neighboring acupuncturist and their preschool-owning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh Boy, on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 38 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council holds back on mobile home rules

Mobile home park residents concerned about rising rents and dwindling home values are going to have to wait until after the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by @george drysdale, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:17 am | 11 comments | 2819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Trustees discuss school facilities

An architect will come to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees meeting tonight to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by dcree, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 2818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital Management Undermining Community Patient Care

July 18, 2011 El Camino Hospital Board of Directors Attn: John L. Zoglin, Chairman El Camino Hospital 2500 Grant Road Mountain...

Original post made by healthcare providers on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No Child' law finally catches up with local schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council needs to rethink animal control ordinance

Last year, the City of Mountain View awarded the city's contract for animal services to the Silicon Valley Animal Control...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Denise, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origin of "Minton's project would decrease traffic" perception

Here is the specific language in the recent independent Draft MND report predicting that a proposed redevelopment of the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo leads opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

A pair of Capitol Hill proposals that target pirating of American content by foreign websites are drawing fierce opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by CherylP., on May 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 12 comments | 2815 Views
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