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City Council election: Hicks regains lead as vote tally nears end

Alison Hicks has regained the lead for the undecided City Council seat, overtaking incumbent Pat Showalter in the latest...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by somewhatsane, on Nov 27, 2018 at 11:07 pm | 29 comments | 5867 Views

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Milk Pail Market to close

After 45 years in Mountain View, the popular Milk Pail Market will be closing its doors permanently. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by smalla, on Mar 22, 2019 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 21430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View schools not expected to reopen in the fall for in-person instruction

Two of Mountain View's public school districts are not planning to have students return to the classroom for in-person instruction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Sep 17, 2020 at 3:49 am | 29 comments | 22419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury takes aim at affordable housing in Mountain View, Palo Alto

Why is Palo Alto so far behind Mountain View in affordable housing production and what can both cities do to improve their...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 28, 2021 at 2:12 pm | 29 comments | 4795 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 9922 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital suing to stop salary cap

El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning Measure M -- the voter-approved initiative that caps top executives...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Former Employee, on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 53932 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 7100 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 on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 8261 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 4152 Views

ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 7612 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measures split council candidates

Some issues unite all eight candidates vying for a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November. Everyone agrees...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by MV Condo Owner, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 29 comments | 10501 Views

ELECTIONS

Six square off in heated City Council race

It's a pivotal time for the city of Mountain View, and the stakes have become abundantly clear in this year's City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lies of omission , on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 9749 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Showalter, Siegel and Ramirez for City Council

Mountain View voters have some interesting choices to make on November's ballot. Competing for three seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 1, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 10999 Views

ELECTIONS

It's past time for a federal ban on assault weapons

The United States has seen 258 mass shooting incidents in the 225 days of 2019, according to data published Wednesday by...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 21, 2019 at 1:26 am | 29 comments | 1755 Views

ELECTIONS

Pat Showalter running to rejoin Mountain View City Council in November

Former councilwoman Pat Showalter, who narrowly lost her reelection bid in 2018, is seeking to return to the council for...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 5, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 29 comments | 6988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 28 comments | 13264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 7053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2017: Schools brace for explosive housing growth

The city of Mountain View sped forward this year on its housing-rich vision for the future, which largely guided the decisions...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2017
Last comment by MVWoman, on Dec 31, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 28 comments | 6123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman aims for multi-story schools

Following a citywide trend away from single-story suburbia toward taller, denser housing and offices, Mountain View school...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 17, 2018 at 1:06 pm | 28 comments | 6229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school districts announce new policies to slow spread of new coronavirus

With 37 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Santa Clara County and the county's first death reported today, local schools...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Mar 13, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 25312 Views
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