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AROUND TOWN

Pluto is ready for its close-up

A watch party at NASA Ames gathered Tuesday to see images of Pluto that were 10 years in the making. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Scientist, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lease mandate rejected by Council

On Tuesday, City Council members voted down their own urgency ordinance, saying it was insufficient to address Mountain View's...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Debbie downer, on Nov 1, 2015 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 4728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' annual raises likely to shrink

It's been more than three years since Mountain View Whisman School District teachers, frustrated with low pay, declared an...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2018
Last comment by No Violin, on Feb 6, 2018 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 4727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Much more than a pet

Nakoma wagged her tail and wrapped her teeth around the pen. She passed it to Thida Cornes, who handed it back to this reporter....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Winona, on Apr 28, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 4727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rockin' 'The House'

Mountain View's teen center is no longer called the Teen Center: it's now "The House," part of a revamped image that, along...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Oct 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 4726 Views

AROUND TOWN

City prepares trio of new taxes

Lacking the money for an ambitious list of transportation upgrades, Mountain View officials are hoping the city's new generation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by How are We Better Off?, on Dec 25, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 4726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Einstein comes to life

When the chattering, giggling children are coaxed to silent attention, the wild-eyed and frizzy-haired man bursts into Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by MV Mom, on Jun 1, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 4725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV schools take on big challenges in 2016

It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent , on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 4724 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Schools escape cuts, for now

After watching and waiting for the state Legislature to adopt a budget, local school officials have learned that, at least...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by soph575, on Oct 16, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 4724 Views

ELECTIONS

Congressmen claim NASA Ames leaked secret tech to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 23, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 4724 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April

Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 4723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeffery Baier named new LASD superintendent

Longtime Los Altos educator Jeffery Baier was named the new superintendent of the Los Altos School District at a Monday,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 4722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police set to ramp up traffic enforcement

The Mountain View Police Department is gearing up for a big traffic safety push after receiving $115,000 in grant money. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by property tax payer, on Dec 6, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 36 comments | 4722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: quality, not quantity

The head of the local elementary and middle school district said that there will not be a major overhaul of the homework...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 16, 2011 at 5:44 am | 1 comment | 4721 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement

A former finance official with the Association of Bay Area Governments was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 4721 Views

AROUND TOWN

District debates $2 million building project

With looming budget cuts in mind, at least one elementary school district trustee wondered during a board meeting last week...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by lol, on Dec 14, 2008 at 9:02 pm | 9 comments | 4721 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Watch: "Silicon Valley" trailer

The cast and creators of the new HBO show, "Silicon Valley," gathered at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City last night to celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 4720 Views

MOVIES

Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 4719 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County looks to ramp up parking programs for vehicle dwellers

With programs for vehicle dwellers to park overnight rolling out throughout Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 4719 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain delays after Sunnyvale crash damages crossing gate

A two-car collision damaged a Caltrain crossing gate in Sunnyvale and has disrupted service this afternoon, a transit agency...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 4718 Views
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