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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 7487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landlords to pay more for displaced tenants

The City Council voted Tuesday to require landlords to compensate a larger number of tenants who are evicted during renovations...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisad, on Jun 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 7483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs downtown office building

On Tuesday evening the City Council unanimously approved another new downtown office building, a three-story structure built...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 43 comments | 7471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan Academy's school goes back to the future

For years, Khan Academy has challenged the status quo in education, vowing to create a world-class education available to...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 10, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 7465 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 31 comments | 7464 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 7452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New board member pushes for fire sprinklers

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District install fire sprinklers in all of its buildings? Incoming school board member...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 24, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 7449 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 | 7434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you know any couples who met online?

This week's "Voices Around Town" question was: "Do you know any couples who met online?" The five answers are below. Click...

Original post made by Don Frances on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2008 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 7430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 46 comments | 7419 Views

AROUND TOWN

190 apartments proposed for Moffett Blvd

A four-story apartment project could soon replace the County Social Services building at 100 Moffett Boulevard, and close...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by dc, on Mar 10, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 28 comments | 7416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist struck, killed by car near Palo Alto

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car just outside of Palo Alto this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 7407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissioner latest victim of housing crisis

Residents driven away by Mountain View's escalating rents now include Human Relations Commissioner Nilda Santiago, who has...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 10, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 54 comments | 7402 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Walmart worker speaks out about low wages

News of President Obama's visit to Mountain View's Walmart Friday prompted an employee of the store to speak up about not...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Jan 5, 2016 at 7:32 pm | 49 comments | 7401 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas lines cut on Second Harvest trucks

Gas stolen from two Second Harvest Food Bank trucks earlier this week will cost the nonprofit the equivalent of 34,000 meals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 7392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 7387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

Residents and management at a Mountain View mobile home park expressed relief, resignation, anger and frustration -- in some...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 7385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 12, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 132 comments | 7382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 7359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district 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. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 7346 Views
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