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OTHER ISSUES

More enforcement of Bay Area commuter benefits program on its way

Enforcement of the Bay Area's commuter benefits program is being stepped up and unregistered employers may be fined and face...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on May 19, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School district's open process raises hope

One of the Mountain View Whisman School District's top priorities, as reflected by district leaders and the district's five-year...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on May 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local teens win Schola Cantorum poetry contest

The Schola Cantorum choir held its second poetry contest for local high school students. They received over 90 submissions...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by a sonnet, on May 19, 2017 at 9:59 am | 5 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

New rent control committee gets an earful

At its first meeting, Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee dipped its toes into a torrent of controversy surrounding...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 19, 2017 at 9:45 am | 65 comments | 5470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision

A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by @the_dummisher, on May 18, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 26 comments | 12024 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minimal parking for North Bayshore

Making some hefty assumptions about a carless city of tomorrow, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday laid down an optimistic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on May 18, 2017 at 11:18 am | 41 comments | 3318 Views

ELECTIONS

Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000

The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has donated over $1.7 million to Los Altos community organizations since its founding...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by @William Hitchens, on May 17, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reading Comprehension, on May 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments | 1398 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flashes from the Past - Like Memories of MV, but old products

The what do you recall from Mountain View's past thread is great and it got me thinking of when I used to live in Mountain...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon on May. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 74 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Phyllis, on May 17, 2017 at 10:32 am | 220 comments | 71095 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy seeks to disband Moffett Field RAB

The Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) -- the lone watchdog panel that monitors pollution and the restoration...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Cockroach, on May 17, 2017 at 8:16 am | 18 comments | 3531 Views

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 | 1 comment | 1799 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 | 2081 Views

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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. 1143 Views

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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 | 13 comments | 2943 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 | 5993 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 | 3671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Fancy A. Pint, on May 11, 2017 at 7:27 am | 12 comments | 5040 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 | 1531 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 | 4351 Views
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