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AROUND TOWN

No room for charter, superintendent says

The plan to introduce a new charter high school is getting a tepid reaction from local high school district officials. William...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Choice is good, on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the teachers

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 2220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fast track for North Bayshore

With the pressure on from the city's biggest companies, a new "precise plan" for Google's neighborhood got a jump start Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 2219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose district funds

Before the little-known Local Agency Formation Commission dissolves the El Camino Hospital District, we hope hospital officials...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local couple 'elated' by gay marriage rulings

Brian Fiorino and Duke Khuu say they are elated to know that their daughter will be born into a world where her parents have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | 17 comments | 2219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Douglas, on Mar 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officer arrests boy after bike and foot chase

Police say a 13-year-old boy carrying stolen goods led police on a bike and foot chase for several blocks on Sunday before...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 2218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Snacks giant settles lawsuit over lead in cookies

Mondelēz International, the world's largest manufacturer of processed food snacks, including Nabisco, Oreo, Cadbury...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Ideologues Ruining Us, on Jan 27, 2016 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMING UP: Citywide garage sale

Front yards and driveways will be turned into bargain-hunting grounds this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by candy, on May 1, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Madrigal choir clears $50K debt

The Mountain View High School Madrigals are finally debt-free, according to Choir Director Jill Denny. Intense fundraising...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:11 am | 8 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why kidnap victim was not deported

After an illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday — devolving into an extortion and kidnapping...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Made with passion and care

Success is often found when talent is backed by passion, and when it comes to the artwork Bruce Pizzichillo and his wife,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: man arrested in busy intersection

Police arrested a man at a busy intersection in Mountain View on Sunday after he allegedly crossed into oncoming traffic,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 30, 2015 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 2217 Views

ELECTIONS

Josh Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the state Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District copes with more students, new status

As predicted last year, enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last namesake of Lawson's Grocery dies

Donald Eugene Lawson, a former owner of Lawson's Grocery Store on Castro Street and a mainstay of Mountain View life throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 5 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

City taps Utah chief to head Fire Department

Bradley Wardle, a veteran firefighter from Utah, will head the Mountain View Fire Department beginning on April 30, city...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on May 4, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2215 Views
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