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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School looks to expand into Mountain View

Bullis Charter School held an information session Thursday about plans to open a new campus in Mountain View, making good...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by BCS, on Oct 22, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 20 comments | 6492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD board punts on use of 10th campus

he Mountain View City Council is expected to vote next week on a plan that will pave the way for a new school in the San...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Justice Kavanaugh, on Oct 13, 2018 at 3:13 am | 20 comments | 5814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman district spends $95k for coaching new budget officer

The Mountain View Whisman school board voted to appoint Stevenson Elementary School Principal Rebecca Westover as the district's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by another community member, on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 20 comments | 4682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Why I voted in favor of implementing a credit-no credit grading system in MVLA schools this semester

In a guest opinion, Sanjay Dave, president of the Mountain View Los Altos High School District school board, writes about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2020
Last comment by Concerned parent , on May 18, 2020 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 8958 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 32514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 10538 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 4201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets lowdown on $1 million in new fees

Mountain View City Council members had the "not pleasant" task of examining a range of proposed fee hikes on city services...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anne C., on Apr 11, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 4999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by WS Resident, on Jun 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 20 comments | 20217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 20 comments | 4418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman robbed, thrown from moving car

A woman was robbed of her prescription painkillers and $160 in cash, and then she and her dog were thrown from a moving vehicle...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by InnocentUntilProven..., on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:28 am | 20 comments | 3842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman sentenced for felony hit-and-run

Keibun Son, the woman who killed an elderly Mountain View man with her car as he crossed the street in a crosswalk last summer,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by kim, on Apr 23, 2011 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 4805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 3596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigrant House saved, for now

The City Council voted Tuesday to save what is possibly the city's oldest home still standing in its original location, the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 20 comments | 4049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs study of dedicated bus lanes in MV

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 20 comments | 5492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zeppelin grounded: Airship Ventures ends operations

After floating its Zeppelin over the Bay Area for four years, Airship Ventures announced Thursday that it has grounded the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Auction HQ, on Jan 5, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 7816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 8639 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 7536 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 7429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets an earful from residents over BRT Lanes

The Agenda for the Council meeting last night was primarily focused on the budget and normally does not have a large turnout...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal's Hat, on May 6, 2015 at 11:41 am | 20 comments | 2112 Views
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