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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS gets Friday night lights for home game

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by B, on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:11 am | 22 comments | 4640 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA to hold community meeting on toxics

A community meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, for residents concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency's discovery...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 4635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 4629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks might vote on San Antonio redevelopment

Mountain View's city attorney and the California Fair Political Practices Commission are busy hashing out whether council...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 4619 Views

ELECTIONS

School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 4615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 4613 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 4611 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA to hold open houses at City Hall

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will host two open house events to discuss current transportation projects...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 4609 Views

BOOKS

Time for Mountain View to read together

With the school year in full swing, the city is asking Mountain View students and their families to add just one more book...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 4606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Could it happen here?

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Japan last week has people all over the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 4594 Views

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Housing market through the roof

While the housing market seems to have slowed elsewhere, homes have been selling faster than ever in Mountain View, with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Mar 24, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 4591 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 4591 Views

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Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 4587 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County offers discount transit passes to low-income residents

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose City Councilman Sam Liccardo joined a charity group Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 4582 Views

BOOKS

Lice are not nice — just ask Natalie

In between homework and soccer practice, Los Altos sixth grader Natalie Lillie has a busy month of book signings, presentations...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 4581 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 | 4578 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congratulations For Providing This to the Community

Dear Mr. Frances and Staff, Thank you for providing a forum to our community. My wish is that whatever gets posted...

Original post made by Thomas E. Holmes on May. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4569 Views

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Council rejects Easy Street project

After making several complaints about its design, the City Council rejected a row house development Tuesday at 315 Easy...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by 315 Easy Street Resident, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 4563 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 4559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 4552 Views
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