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AROUND TOWN

Council concern: gang violence

After a series of murders and assaults involving youth in recent months, the issue of youth activities and gang prevention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by MV Immigrant, on Mar 25, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 5511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charges filed in Johnson murder

Nathan Talarico has been charged with homicide in the shooting death of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by me, on Mar 24, 2008 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 5833 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 7767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tactical error on Bullis

Looking back, the Los Altos School District can't be happy with its decision to close Bullis-Purissima Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fed up Parent, on Mar 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 32 comments | 7423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax present: $166,000

Mountain View Whisman school officials searching for ways to compensate for expected cuts in state funding will get some...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 5358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peace vigil set for Wednesday evening

Marking the fifth anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, members of Mountain View Voices for Peace will gather at the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by xoxoxoxox, on Mar 20, 2008 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 5150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dogtown and Z-Girls

Cynthia Zawilski has been working to change the image of skateboarding, which is still dominated by the boys. And last Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Sacramento Cole, on Mar 19, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 5831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How to help the hungry

During the holidays, many people contribute to food drives at offices, schools and places of worship. These commendable efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Roy G. Hayter, on Mar 19, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 5093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Muscles of iron, heart of gold

In January of 2005, Mountain View resident Christina Davis had the same New Year's resolutions many of us have — lose...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cat, on Mar 17, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 5756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Run for the orphans returns

The news out of Zimbabwe lately has not been good — perhaps underscoring the ongoing need for Ellen Clark's fundraising...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2008
Last comment by Nyasha, on Mar 16, 2008 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 5644 Views

ELECTIONS

George W. Bush and his chamber of horrors

George W. Bush and his chamber of horrors By Tom Teepen As the governor of Texas, George W. Bush was the king of the death...

Original post made by Tom Teepen on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by 4l4n, on Mar 14, 2008 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 5482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mt. View resident, wanted for bank robbing spree, turns himself in

Police last Friday reportedly evacuated and cordoned off the 2000 block of Plymouth Street in an attempt to catch an alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Sandy, on Mar 13, 2008 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 7327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library reopens with spiffy upgrades

A renovated lobby and new automated check-in system greeted Mountain View residents on Monday morning when the library reopened...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by 4l4n, on Mar 13, 2008 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 5430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot officially excluded

After making it apparent in December that Home Depot would not be allowed at San Antonio Center, the City Council made it...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Robin, on Mar 12, 2008 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 5541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 6573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged hate crime in Pioneer Park

Two young white men were arrested last weekend after beating an African American man downtown in Pioneer Park while shouting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by anonamous, on Mar 11, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 4904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Car sparks three-alarm Montecito blaze

A three-alarm fire that started in a parked car and burned a Mountain View apartment complex this morning was controlled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by 4l4n, on Mar 11, 2008 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 5142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 4149 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

Police apprehended Jose Alfredo Romero, 19, on Wednesday evening as he walked out of the Jack in the Box on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 9, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 62 comments | 9837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge backs Americana residents' asbestos claim

Ab and Mina Hashemi, former tenants of the Americana apartment complex who were exposed to asbestos fibers during a botched...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by A concerned resident, on Mar 7, 2008 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 6404 Views
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