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With race tightening, Bernie Sanders rallies crowd during Palo Alto stop

Thousands flocked to Palo Alto to chant, to cheer, to wave signs, to "feel the Bern" and to experience the rare thrill of...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by MVBrod, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pension-spiking, double-dipping targeted by lawmakers

Too bad this didn't apply to the most recent batch of top administrators retiring from MVWSD and Mountain View City Hall...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 2350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill invites input on chancellor search

The public is invited to attend a series of forums next week by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District as administrators...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Z K, on May 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 2350 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 | 2349 Views

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Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by John Doe, on May 24, 2009 at 2:22 am | 5 comments | 2349 Views

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Who should pick up Caltrain tab?

Santa Clara County needs to step up its Caltrain funding, but not without making San Mateo and San Francisco counties pay...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Jun 9, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 19 comments | 2349 Views

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Council approves 144-unit apartment project on Ortega Avenue

Despite quarrels over parking and student safety, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night gave unanimous approval...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by ivg, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 2349 Views

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Council approves Shoreline ticket policy

The City Council unanimously approved a new policy on Tuesday for distributing the 300 free concert tickets the city receives...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Sierra Club Member, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 2349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views

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Hotel deal worries council dissenter

After seeking a hotel and conference center for over 20 years, the city of Mountain View is finally near a deal for one in...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Kinkio, on Apr 26, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

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Life in prison for Craigslist assaults

A San Jose man who robbed and sexually assaulted women he met through the Web site Craigslist has been sentenced to life...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2347 Views

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Crash blocks lanes on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Antonio, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 2347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Kickoff for Measure A campaign

The group running the effort to pass Measure A, a bond measure on the June ballot that would fund new classrooms for the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by John Doe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 2346 Views

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Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to film, stream meetings

With the board of trustees' informal blessing, officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have begun taking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by GSB, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 4 comments | 2345 Views

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Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 2345 Views

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Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

So hard to say goodbye

It's not easy to let go, as Theuerkauf Elementary School kindergartner Justin, 5, and his dad BJ discovered Monday in teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Cece, on Aug 25, 2011 at 6:27 am | 3 comments | 2344 Views
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