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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent has big plans to raise test scores

The Mountain View Whisman School District could be on the verge of sweeping changes after Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph vowed...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Christina Oran, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:09 am | 13 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction boom brings problems for city's projects

With construction cranes and work crews ubiquitous across town, Mountain View is experiencing a surging development market...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Jun 19, 2016 at 8:43 am | 5 comments | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman 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. 12, 2010
Last comment by kanank, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

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Council rejects new Evandale proposal

The City Council unanimously refused to support a project Tuesday that would have renovated the vacant and long-troubled...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

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Council interested in property swap for office project

Last week the City Council gave city staff the green light to begin negotiating a city property swap that will allow a developer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 10 comments | 2535 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View business owner indicted on arson, fraud charges

A Mountain View business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and arson,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2534 Views

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TONIGHT: Important discussion on housing

The housing element of the city's General Plan -- "the primary policy document for the development, rehabilitation and preservation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter Henderson, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2534 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14U girls fastpitch fallball - we need a couple more players!

Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be coached...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2533 Views

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Meeting planned to discuss transit station

Mountain View's long-term plans to redesign and upgrade the downtown transit station will be the big topic at a Feb. 25 community...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Duh, on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 17 comments | 2533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gift baskets raise funds for nonprofit

The Kaiser Permanente Medical office on Castro Street donated over $4,500 to the Mountain View Community Health Awareness...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

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Power Outage 2 Nights in a Row???

And at the same hours (8-10pm)!!!! Sunday night, it started with a series of brown outs which nearly killed my electronics,...

Original post made by darkness on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jen, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2532 Views

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City launches "Ask Mountain View" app for Android

Whether reporting a dead streetlight, a nasty pothole or vandalism in a park, the city has a new way for residents to communicate...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Lt. Chris Hsiung (MVPD), on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2532 Views

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Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 2531 Views

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Bigger class sizes, no teacher raises at MV Whisman

Last week, Mountain View elementary and middle school officials approved next year's budget, which aims to make do with dwindling...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tea Partyer, on Jun 26, 2010 at 7:38 am | 8 comments | 2531 Views

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SETI raises $200K to stay open

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute, which had to shutter many of its alien-seeking antennas earlier this year due to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2531 Views

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Save the Annex or risk flooding the hospital?

In early October the City Council will be asked to either protect the El Camino Hospital area in a major flood or keep a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Frank Ski, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 2531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD, Bullis reach tentative agreement

The battle over Bullis Charter School appears to be over -- a tentative compromise could give the school its own campus....

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bond is not the answer, on May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 2530 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County supervisor told to repay $13K

Supervisor George Shirakawa must repay the county $12,772 in expenses he wrongly charged on his government credit card, the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Dec 8, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 2530 Views

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Local Spanish-language theater troupe melds art, education

Mountain View resident Veronica Meza laughs when asked about the Spanish-language play she is directing for her nonprofit...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Veronica Meza, on May 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2530 Views
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