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AROUND TOWN

Hackers hit MV's streets in "underwear run"

A Saint Patrick's Day "underwear run" has helped Mountain View's Hacker Dojo in its efforts to raise $60,000 towards getting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Mar 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 17 comments | 10290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 10287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 10287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 10284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 10284 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civil rights attorneys protest Mountain View's RV ban

Mountain View's proposed ban on large vehicles has provoked a stern warning from civil rights attorneys who say it would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by scott rodvold, on May 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm | 30 comments | 10283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 15 comments | 10280 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eight killed in shooting at San Jose VTA maintenance yard

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee shot and killed eight people at a VTA maintenance yard in San Jose...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by AC, on May 26, 2021 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 10279 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following early morning stabbing at Mountain View's Sports Page Bar

Police arrested 29-year-old Pleasanton resident Ronald Ferrari in connection with a stabbing that took place early Sunday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by JS, on May 10, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 10278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are potent reminders that regional...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 19 comments | 10277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 10277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 19 comments | 10276 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former Mountain View martial arts instructor convicted of rape

The co-founder of a martial arts studio that was located in Mountain View was convicted of rape on Friday, a Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 2, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 10 comments | 10274 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest 8 in meth bust

Law enforcement officials arrested eight suspects for allegedly selling more than 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Human Paraquat, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 10273 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 10269 Views

AROUND TOWN

More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. But...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Richard Woolley, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 10264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped for Bubb

Cyndee Nguyen will be the new principal of Benjamin Bubb Elementary School. Her selection was announced at the Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ Parent, on May 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 5 comments | 10257 Views

RESTAURANTS

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Randa , on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 10254 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by @LadyFinger, on Sep 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 10249 Views

ELECTIONS

CAA drops lawsuit against rent control

The California Apartment Association has announced it is dropping its legal challenges to rent control measures in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2017 at 12:08 am | 32 comments | 10249 Views
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