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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Task force weighs relocating junior high to Mountain View

Amid intense debate over what kind of school Los Altos School District should plant in Mountain View's San Antonio neighborhood,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by The Compromise, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino drops ER doctor over patient mistreatment

El Camino Hospital has removed an emergency room physician working at its Los Gatos campus after a video surfaced showing...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Duane, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 439 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rejects bid to remove downtown redwoods

A developer's plans for a large house on Sierra Avenue were defeated after dozens of Old Mountain View residents rallied...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, 4 hours ago | 31 comments | 2404 Views

ELECTIONS

To help teachers, don't change Measure V

As a long-term resident of Mountain View and a teacher for 45 years, I have grave concerns about the current housing/rental...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, 5 hours ago | 9 comments | 205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council adopts rules to oust committee members

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved new rules for reprimanding or removing appointed committee members, including...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Old timer, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Switching gears, LASD seeks to condemn Federal Realty site

Los Altos School District officials announced last week that they plan to use eminent domain to acquire land located on the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Realist, 15 hours ago | 52 comments | 6272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area: protests over family separation policy set for Thursday

Several events are being held in the Bay Area today in conjunction with a nationwide protest against the Trump Administration's...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Some want no borders, 16 hours ago | 18 comments | 2045 Views

BOOKS

Library reopens after major remodel

After six months of construction, the Mountain View Library has finished a dramatic remodel of its children's wing and other...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Doug Pearson, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to limit transfers

School board members tentatively agreed to restrict the free-flow of students between schools in the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Weird, 19 hours ago | 47 comments | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden principal resigns suddenly

Crittenden Middle School Principal Angie Dillman announced her resignation Thursday afternoon, leaving the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Marcus , 21 hours ago | 19 comments | 3062 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO of embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Robyn, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

For at-risk kids, mentors fan the spark

Spark, a Bay Area nonprofit that pairs working professionals with low-income middle school students of color, allow students...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2018
Last comment by Ben Stewart, on Jun 18, 2018 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 986 Views

ELECTIONS

'Miscalculations' blamed for school district's massive budget errors

Mountain View Whisman School District officials in March warned that the district was heading into deficit spending over...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Nora S., on Jun 18, 2018 at 1:26 am | 16 comments | 440 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD shrinks despite concerns over growth

For years, Los Altos School District officials have been aggressively searching for money and land to build a new school...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by @Teacher, on Jun 17, 2018 at 8:14 pm | 28 comments | 3916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council opts to replace apartments with rowhouses

An older cluster of apartments in Mountain View's North Whisman neighborhood will be torn down to build an equivalent number...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Fact check..., on Jun 17, 2018 at 5:59 pm | 26 comments | 3166 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council pushes back on hefty cost of affordable housing

A proposed affordable housing project at 950 W. El Camino Real hit a snag last week after Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:06 am | 55 comments | 3669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's growth wins praise from housing advocates

The annual Affordable Housing Week organized by the nonprofit SV@Home was less crisis and more celebration this year -- and...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:04 am | 16 comments | 1641 Views

ELECTIONS

Council opts to replace apartments with rowhouses

An older cluster of apartments in Mountain View's North Whisman neighborhood will be torn down to build an equivalent number...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 16, 2018 at 6:03 am | 2 comments | 116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal selected for future Whisman school

Mountain View Whisman School District officials have announced that Michael Jones, a former administrator in North Carolina...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2018
Last comment by More Incompetence, on Jun 15, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District receives grant funding for electric vehicle chargers

Several Bay Area locations will install more than 2,000 electric vehicle chargers after the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 932 Views
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