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SCHOOLS & KIDS

More fireworks in the Mountain View Whisman boardroom

Things got ugly at the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meeting, when a tense argument between trustee Steve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Abigail, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 17 comments | 4142 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three storms to bring rain, cool temperatures this week

Three storm systems moving over the Bay Area will bring rain and cooler temperatures this week to much of the region, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five suspects nabbed after downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run

A manhunt for suspects in a downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run concluded early Friday evening at a Waverley Street shed, where...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2096 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 | 5902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang sweep leads to 15 arrests

Fifteen people were arrested across Santa Clara County last week as part of a gang task force co-sponsored by the Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by AntiTroll, on Mar 19, 2017 at 8:29 am | 8 comments | 4665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officer injured when suspect hits police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a police car Thursday night after he attempted to evade arrest at an In-N-Out Burger parking...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by AK, on Mar 17, 2017 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments | 2946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto burglary suspect crashes into police car

A burglary suspect crashed into a Mountain View police car while trying to escape arrest on Thursday night. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Mar 17, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The math doesn't add up with failed program

Should the Mountain View Whisman School District have abandoned its pilot math program for sixth-graders midway through the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds turn out for tech rally against federal policies

Hundreds of Silicon Valley workers and supporters rallied against the Trump administration's policies on immigrants, health...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No one behind the wheel ... or in the car

For nearly three years, Mountain View residents have become accustomed to seeing self-driving cars zipping around town, but...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 15, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 4853 Views

RESTAURANTS

Local restaurateurs battle labor challenges

Longtime owners who have run restaurants on the Midpeninsula for decades say they've never seen labor costs become so acute,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by Karma, on Mar 15, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 4827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

California joins 5 states opposing travel ban

California on Monday joined Washington state and four other states in challenging President Donald Trump's revised ban restricting...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Mar 15, 2017 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino apartments win council approval

While a 204-unit apartment project off El Camino Real won unanimous support from the Mountain View City Council last week,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 15, 2017 at 2:10 am | 7 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by @ Gary, on Mar 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm | 80 comments | 11552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former SF Supervisor tapped for Santa Clara County post

Former San Francisco Supervisor David Campos has been appointed to a position in Santa Clara County's government, county...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

City reopens applications to rent control committee

Despite having a surplus of candidates, Mountain View is going to be launching a second round of applications for the new...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 11 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More juvenile victims of stalking suspect sought

A Cupertino man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stalking underage girls in the South Bay, as well as the Los Angeles...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Christian Smith, on Mar 12, 2017 at 11:14 pm | 5 comments | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools grapple with lower test scores

By most measures, student performance in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is on the upswing. More teens than...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tom, on Mar 12, 2017 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spring farm tours at Deer Hollow

The city of Mountain View is hosting tours at the Deer Hollow Farm to raise money in support of its farm animals and education...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by science teacher / parent, on Mar 11, 2017 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Robotics club thrives at Mountain View High

Every Friday night when the clock strikes 7 p.m., dozens of students flood in to Mountain View High School to get back to...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Spartan Booster, on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 3447 Views
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