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MOVIES

Student film takes first in nearby festival

Two Mountain View High School seniors recently nabbed first prize, and $2,000 in scholarship money, for an animated film...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by James Matt, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 am | 2 comments | 9352 Views

ELECTIONS

New candidates emerge for high school board

What looked like a quiet election may turn out to be a tight race for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 9350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives the green light to shopping center school plans

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow the Los Altos School District to pursue land for a school...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Summary 2, on Jul 4, 2018 at 2:42 pm | 26 comments | 9349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman wants to reform Prop 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Prop13stuff, on Mar 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 66 comments | 9348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 9347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timely and tender

The current offering in TheatreWorks' new season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes, who previously...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 9345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from an oncoming collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 8 comments | 9342 Views

AROUND TOWN

All quiet on the Whisman front

As the filing period to run for local school boards comes to a close this week, some Mountain View residents might be getting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Aug 12, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 9340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young, homeless and sick

Santa Clara County's rising numbers of homeless youth could spur a future health care crisis. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by Solution?, on Jul 25, 2018 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 9336 Views

AROUND TOWN

The wrecking ball swings for another 59 homes

For the third time in recent months, Mountain View City Council members held their noses and made a show of disapproval even...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 9335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District taps into Shoreline funds for new buildings

New building designs could mean a change of pace for Mountain View students starting next year. The Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 19 comments | 9332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Injured man seeks $100K, claiming Mountain View cops used excessive force in pulling him out a car window

The Mountain View City Council rejected a $100,000 claim from a man arrested by police on a misdemeanor charge who alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by Common Sense, on Mar 7, 2020 at 10:56 pm | 28 comments | 9331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Vigil planned in wake of DACA repeal

Bay Area politicians and immigrant advocacy groups sharply condemned a decision by President Donald Trump's administration...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Sep 18, 2017 at 7:48 pm | 69 comments | 9330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

Bay Area city and county officials approved a massive plan last week that promises to turn the tide on gridlock traffic and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by jay ess, on Aug 8, 2017 at 3:14 pm | 26 comments | 9318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 9316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 9315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by You're funny, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 66 comments | 9315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council embraces 447-unit East Whisman housing project

Mountain View City Council members rolled out the welcome mat for the first of many high-density housing projects expected...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 27, 2018 at 11:47 am | 44 comments | 9313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 9311 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Where did the other $713 million go?

Proposition 15 will only distribute $139 million -- 11% of new revenue -- to schools and community colleges in the county....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 1, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 9306 Views
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