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AROUND TOWN

All quiet on the Whisman front

As the filing period to run for local school boards comes to a close this week, some Mountain View residents might be getting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 6311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council deadlocks on San Antonio housing needs

City Council members found themselves considering a change in course Tuesday after a group of residents called attention...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 28, 2014 at 4:10 am | 14 comments | 6294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force balks on school facilities issue

Calling the entire process rushed and saying they lacked critical information, members of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by csea member, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:32 am | 142 comments | 6292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 6286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 6277 Views

AROUND TOWN

New zoning could redraw the map in Mtn. View

It appears that dramatic increases in the size of buildings allowed in North Bayshore and on El Camino Real — and a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 16, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 23 comments | 6270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 6261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus to add up to 526 units

On Tuesday, Prometheus Real Estate Group got the City Council's stamp of approval for 66 more apartments for its Manzanita...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 28, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 28 comments | 6250 Views

AROUND TOWN

School candidates stay frugal

The race for three open seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District board continues to be a relatively low-cost endeavor,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Apparent attempted abduction in Los Altos Hills

A woman walking her dog in along Hilltop Drive in Los Altos Hills told police she was nearly abducted today, March 29. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 30, 2012 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 6239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timely and tender

The current offering in TheatreWorks' new season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes, who previously...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 6237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last-ditch effort to re-open Whisman school

With only a week to go before the Mountain View Whisman school board decides on whether to open a new school in the district,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 18, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 121 comments | 6208 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by calmingtor, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 6203 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tex, on Jun 29, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 6199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 28 comments | 6197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time for Google fix WiFi or turn it off

It is time for Google to step up and either repair its troubled WiFi system in Mountain View or shut it down, which is a...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 6196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state Senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by USA, on May 20, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 21 comments | 6173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A safe, car-free route to school

A typical commute to school can be a hectic scene. Parents, often on a tight schedule, swerve through traffic two minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 26, 2014 at 7:17 am | 12 comments | 6171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are potent reminders that regional...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 19 comments | 6164 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 6164 Views
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