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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 | 9643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen psychiatric facility could open at El Camino Hospital

Palo Alto's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Mountain View's El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente could partner to...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Aug 27, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 7 comments | 9641 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian struck by a car in Mountain View last week has died, his family and Santa Clara County medical examiner's officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Law Abiding, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 33 comments | 9635 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 | 9633 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SummerWinds nursery closing due to high rent

Mountain View is losing its SummerWinds Nursery. Palo Alto will become one of three remaining Bay Area locations after the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 16, 2017 at 12:49 am | 27 comments | 9632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 9631 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 9631 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 | 9629 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 | 9623 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 9618 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 | 9614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 9613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 9608 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View housing project banks on VTA light rail despite low ridership

A Mountain View housing project up for approval next month is looking to cut down on parking, with hopes that future residents...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 3, 2021 at 10:25 pm | 17 comments | 9607 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rescued egrets fly free at Google campus colony

The calls of egrets that nest in trees within Google's Mountain View headquarters are louder than the shuttle buses and bikes...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 9606 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 | 9597 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Siegel and Rosenberg join City Council

It was an emotional evening Tuesday night as three City Council members stepped down, three new members took their place,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 9594 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 9593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PACT program gets its own campus

With Castro Elementary School at full capacity, trustees decided last week to move the school's popular PACT program to a...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 8, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 130 comments | 9592 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 | 9590 Views
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