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Mountain View poised to pass mobile home rent control next week

Looking to protect residents at risk of displacement across the city's six mobile home parks, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Magster, on Sep 10, 2021 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 9551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 9546 Views

AROUND TOWN

District may split Castro into two schools

Castro Elementary school, home of the Dual Immersion program, may be splitting in half. At the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 23, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 29 comments | 9546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 9541 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's anti-smoking efforts get an 'A'

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Proof, on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 13 comments | 9540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with milder RV ban

The City Council approved a complicated muddle of measures to restrict large RVs and trailers from parking on city streets....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by These are NOT all poor people., on Jun 17, 2019 at 3:47 pm | 59 comments | 9535 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 9534 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why Mountain View's mobile home rent control law could exclude renters

For residents renting mobile homes in Mountain View, winning any local tenant protections is going to be an uphill battle....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2021
Last comment by James , on Jul 9, 2021 at 6:06 am | 1 comment | 9532 Views

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Cuesta tennis courts up for grabs again

Cuesta Park's tennis courts will have a new operator since the city decided to replace hometown favorite Tim Foley over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Olivia, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 18 comments | 9531 Views

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Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field

In a squabble between Moffett Field's federal agencies, NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Water curious, on Dec 5, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 12 comments | 9531 Views

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MVHS teacher sentenced for lewd texts to student

A longtime Mountain View High School teacher was sentenced to three years probation Thursday after he sent inappropriate...

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by KWhisman, on May 6, 2018 at 9:12 am | 6 comments | 9529 Views

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Beating the odds

With retail stores on the ropes across the country, why is Mountain View's hobby emporium Game Kastle doing so well? Owner...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Alex Basche , on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 9527 Views

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Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by CommonSense, on Mar 21, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 9526 Views

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Meet the class of 2020: Five students, five stories

High school graduation looked different this year in Mountain View and Los Altos. We spoke with five students who overcame...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Shirlee Cunningham, on Jun 11, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 9526 Views

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'No Farm' signs resurface in front yard

A Mountain View High parent says at least a dozen of the stolen anti-farm signs showed up on her front lawn last week in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 8, 2007 at 12:11 pm | 12 comments | 9525 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves dense 408-unit apartment complex in East Whisman

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve what will be the first housing project in the office-laden...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Jun 25, 2021 at 7:48 pm | 8 comments | 9524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 9520 Views

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Voice wins 'General Excellence' at California Journalism Awards

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at this year's California Journalism Awards, held in Sonoma...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2018
Last comment by Joseph, on May 1, 2018 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 9520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 47 comments | 9518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 9513 Views
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