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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees butt heads over new school parcel tax

The Mountain View Whisman School District is in the midst of drafting a new parcel tax to put on the ballot next year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Dec 22, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 44 comments | 8846 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 | 8844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 8832 Views

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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 | 8831 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 | 8799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Carmingo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 37 comments | 8773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plastic bag ban starts Monday

Shoppers take note: Mountain View's ban on plastic grocery bags begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by jeff, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 112 comments | 8771 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 | 8769 Views

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Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 8762 Views

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Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 8758 Views

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VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

The Valley Transportation Association will be closing Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station early next year. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 8749 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 | 8746 Views

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It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 8737 Views

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Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep down the fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bela, on Jul 4, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 8712 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 | 8707 Views

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Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rent Control, on May 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 38 comments | 8707 Views

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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 | 8694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 8690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 8671 Views

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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Essie B., on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 8671 Views
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