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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 29 comments | 8999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 21305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 5023 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A soldier's romance

Everything changed for Jason Poole, a U.S. Marine on his third tour of duty in Iraq, when a bomb blew up in his face in 2004....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Zoe, on Feb 24, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 5135 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Potential city budget cuts released

For City Council discussion Tuesday, the city manager has released a list of potential budget cuts to fix an estimated $5...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 29 comments | 4243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civility Roundtable on undocumented workers

After successfully hosting a roundtable discussion about Google's impacts on the city, the human relations commission will...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2012 at 11:46 am | 29 comments | 4216 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looks for solution to North Bayshore traffic woes

On Tuesday the City Council took a small step towards addressing the bumper to bumper traffic in and out of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on May 1, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 29 comments | 4704 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 6634 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 12010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 15719 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and his hotel company has set its sights on Mountain...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hoteller, on May 15, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 29 comments | 7864 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's self-driven car may roll in the new year

Calling it the "best holiday gift we could have imagined," Google announced on Monday that it had finished a road-worthy...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 3, 2015 at 9:34 am | 29 comments | 22864 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements

Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 29 comments | 5307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rent control rumored to be driving apartment sales

Mountain View's rent-control program has already survived political and legal trials -- but what about the business test?...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2017
Last comment by True, on Aug 22, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 29 comments | 5198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets system for super-cheap housing

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday approved a program for landlords to adjust rents on severely underpriced...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 29 comments | 4869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by @Randy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 29 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds accuse Lozano's of bilking workers

A local car wash has been cheating workers out of their pay on slow business days, the U.S. Department of Labor reported...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jeanine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:59 am | 29 comments | 6305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 29 comments | 4058 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 29 comments | 3835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major smoking clampdown is in the air

Smokers may soon have to curb their habits in Mountain View, thanks to a city proposal to nix smoking in and around outdoor...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stupid conversation, on Dec 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 29 comments | 4694 Views
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