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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 | 9510 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 | 9509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tells developer to scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Serena, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 9503 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD finalizes $155M land deal for new Mountain View school

It's official: The Los Altos School District is now the owner of a large chunk of the San Antonio shopping center, buying...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 24, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 9502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 29 comments | 9501 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 | 9491 Views

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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 | 9490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council approves six-story condos, ratcheting up neighborhood density

In the latest growth spurt for the rapidly evolving San Antonio neighborhood, the Mountain View City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:53 am | 17 comments | 9488 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 | 9486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 102 comments | 9484 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino steps up fight against deadly disease

A difficult-to-pronounce disease commonly found in nursing homes and hospitals is a growing problem, according to a Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 9483 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 9482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dangerous city streets could get squeezed

In a meeting centered on traffic, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled support for a series of road-safety...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by screw the majority, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 79 comments | 9480 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 9479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 9478 Views

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 | 9476 Views

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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 | 9474 Views

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A pandemic on the rise: Charts reveal how virus has spread at different rates in two counties

Through a series of charts, track how the coronavirus has infected and killed people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Gilroy Runner, on Apr 5, 2020 at 7:58 am | 12 comments | 9473 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 | 9471 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 9464 Views
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