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OTHER ISSUES

A march down memory lane

One of the area's under-appreciated gems, the Moffett Field Historical Society and Museum reopened after being closed for...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Kelly McCoy-Prael, on May 16, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 2751 Views

ELECTIONS

School district weighs $2.7M plan to close achievement gap

Each year, the Mountain View Whisman School District faces a mountain of a challenge: helping close to 1,300 students succeed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on May 14, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man exposes himself to woman with her toddler

A woman and her toddler encountered a naked man who was touching himself in the Palo Alto Baylands Wednesday afternoon, Palo...

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension debt a thorny issue for city

Diving into the city's annual budget last week, Mountain View's elected leaders took a magnifying glass to a $128 million...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Financial Acumen?, on May 12, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 14 comments | 4020 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The joys of home schooling

On a typical weekday, Jonathan Luxton, 11, sleeps in late, eats breakfast at 11:30, plays on the computer at noon, writes...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by HomeSchooler, on May 12, 2017 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 6566 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

For a programmer, this is a challenge equivalent to climbing Mount Everest. Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by @the_dummisher, on May 11, 2017 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 4522 Views

ELECTIONS

Fundraiser for local schools kicks off

Two local education foundations are teaming up to encourage residents to donate to local elementary and middle schools in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by LASD Taxpayer, on May 11, 2017 at 6:37 am | 6 comments | 2144 Views

ELECTIONS

CAA drops lawsuit against rent control

The California Apartment Association has announced it is dropping its legal challenges to rent control measures in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2017 at 12:08 am | 32 comments | 5778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Decision time on schools for North Whisman

After toiling away on new school attendance boundaries for close to three years, the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Cleave Frink, on May 10, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 9 comments | 3025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbery at gunpoint

A Mountain View woman told police last week that she was robbed at gunpoint at a 7-Eleven, but the suspect fled before police...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steve Old Town, on May 10, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 3732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested for punching cop, choking woman

Police arrested a Stockton man in Old Mountain View last week following reports that he allegedly tried to strangle a woman,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on May 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 4 comments | 2532 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A kitchen for Hope's Corner

For over five years, a church in downtown Mountain View has been dishing out free meals to hundreds of residents who would...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Really?, on May 9, 2017 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2606 Views

ELECTIONS

Bay Area representatives react to 'Trumpcare'

Elected officials throughout the Bay Area reacted with criticism and dismay to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on May 9, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 2367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Sheriff warns of impostors making phone calls

Sheriff's officials in Santa Clara County are warning residents about a phone scam involving fake sheriff's deputies. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 9, 2017 at 3:40 pm | 6 comments | 2655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested for shots fired in Mountain View

An East Bay man was arrested Sunday in connection with a shooting that occurred the night before in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino considers governance shake-up

In a bid to stay one step ahead in the competitive health care market, elected officials and top staff at El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by SRB, on May 9, 2017 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 2256 Views

RESTAURANTS

A kitchen for Hope's Corner

For over five years, a church in downtown Mountain View has been dishing out free meals to hundreds of residents who would...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on May 9, 2017 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 664 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supes ban sugary drinks in fast-food kids meals

Sugar-sweetened beverages will no longer be included in kids' meals at Santa Clara County restaurants following an ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Hmm, on May 8, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 20 comments | 2546 Views

ELECTIONS

Could city tenants get a rent refund?

Starting next month, rents on thousands of Mountain View apartments are expected to roll back to 2015 rates as part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by SAMA, on May 8, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 4171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home sales jump in March, prices near record high

The number of Bay Area homes sold in March hit a five-year high, with the region's media sales price creeping up towards...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by It'll happen., on May 8, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2195 Views
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