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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no verdict on school boundary changes

After another six-hour meeting over the weekend, Mountain View Whisman School District's boundary committee will be heading...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by old observer, on May 22, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 3549 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to make Mountain View a human rights city

Spurred by a wave of intolerance in the national political discourse, local leaders last week signed up Mountain View as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jared Martin, on May 22, 2017 at 9:34 am | 23 comments | 12203 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's board is set to expand

Despite public opposition, the El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed Monday night to expand the nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pause & Consider, on May 21, 2017 at 11:00 am | 10 comments | 3266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 4344 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Naples with love

It was the authentic Neapolitan pizza I went for, but it was the spaghetti carbonara ($16) that I loved and dreamed about...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on May 20, 2017 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VA Palo Alto sued for veteran's 'wrongful death'

The family of a 72-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has filed a lawsuit in this week against VA Palo Alto Health Care System,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Bill D, on May 20, 2017 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 809 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing — if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by a MV resident, on May 19, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 615 Views

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 | 2162 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 | 672 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 | 2098 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 | 7145 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 | 12618 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 | 4111 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 | 1716 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 | 2065 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. 317 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 | 10331 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 | 3 comments | 2733 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 | 2775 Views
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