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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 9965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to deny or delay new charter school

Anxiety and fears dominated the Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting Thursday night, as a sharply divided...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Comment, on Dec 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 64 comments | 9965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 9963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates join the race for Mountain View Whisman school board

The race for the Mountain View Whisman school board is heating up this week, with two new candidates vying to lead the school...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes, on Jul 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 14 comments | 9960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Mountain View on Monday night

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Mountain View area...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by A girl has no name. , on Oct 15, 2019 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 9956 Views

SPORTS

Rugby scholarships available

The local youth rugby season is about to start, and there are still scholarships available to cover registration fees, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Jan 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 9954 Views

ELECTIONS

Election roundup: Local races kick off as county officials adjust to the coronavirus pandemic

This week marks the beginning of an unusual campaign season, in which candidate oaths are done via video call and county...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:15 am | 28 comments | 9952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 9951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 9946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils plans for new 'dome-ain'

Google's vision for a futuristic campus of bubble buildings hasn't popped. The search-engine company last week unveiled plans...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 9942 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes

A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 27 comments | 9939 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Masked workouts and no indoor cardio: Gyms prepare to reopen under tight Santa Clara County rules

Starting Monday, gyms and fitness centers that have been shuttered for months throughout Santa Clara County will finally...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 11, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 9934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 9922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car-dwelling homeless inspire church copycats

Their apartment was just a short drive away, but on Friday evening Steve and Teresa Peters decided not to go home. They packed...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by @Rex Manor, on Mar 15, 2016 at 1:00 am | 33 comments | 9915 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford researchers offer 3 ways to kill coronavirus on N95 masks, helping hospitals and first responders stretch limited supplies

A new website spearheaded by researchers at Stanford is helping hospitals and first responders across the globe to decontaminate...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2020 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 9909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City calls for apartment rents to roll back

Owners of nearly 15,000 apartments in Mountain View are now obligated to immediately lower their rents to October 2015 rates,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:28 am | 38 comments | 9907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 9904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Model trains mesmerize a neighborhood

Ernie and John Bianco's front yard on Adele Avenue has been attracting train lovers young and old since 1977, when the father...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Wendy Nelson, on Dec 22, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 9903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can these restaurants be saved?

On Tuesday night the City Council discussed a new proposal to remove two antique buildings along Villa Street to make way...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by JS, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 41 comments | 9900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council goes big on housing for Terra Bella

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night that the industrial Terra Bella region of Mountain View is ripe for...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Speak to them, on Nov 28, 2018 at 1:57 pm | 40 comments | 9899 Views
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