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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 | 1118 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 | 2304 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 | 9 comments | 4451 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 | 4551 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 | 1789 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 | 2891 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 | 79 comments | 11185 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 | 1779 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 | 10 comments | 2552 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 | 2256 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 | 699 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 | 2272 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 | 1 comment | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

How EPA cuts could impact Mountain View

Things are looking pretty grim these days for the Environmental Protection Agency, the nation's top health-and-habitat watchdog...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by the donald, on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2622 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1 million suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by MarkT, on Mar 10, 2017 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 3528 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taking names on Women's Day

Inspirational women got a colorful, if fleeting, tribute in downtown Mountain View today, as passersby were invited to write...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by BenjaminShaw123, on Mar 10, 2017 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 2782 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Thank Parents, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 53 comments | 10366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Decision time for Google's futuristic campus

In what is likely to be its final review, the Mountain View City Council tonight will consider giving the go-ahead for the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 8, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 7284 Views

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County officials call on women to strike for equality on Wednesday

Santa Clara County officials dressed in red this morning called on women and their allies to take the day off on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 22 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases final youth suicide report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Friday a much-anticipated final report on its investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Meh to the panic, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 3516 Views
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