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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One

Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:53 am | 67 comments | 5375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower inside a new steeple, but the parents of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 67 comments | 7965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 25525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclists say city's bike network needs a boost

According to census data, a growing number of Mountain View residents are rolling to work on bicycles. But Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by David, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 67 comments | 5732 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 6275 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Over 200 bike-related injuries in five years

A bicyclist is injured every nine days in Mountain View, on average, according to data compiled this week by the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by bikes2work, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 66 comments | 26823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 66 comments | 21652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist suffers critical injuries in collision

A bicyclist was critically injured in Mountain View on Friday evening after he was struck by a car on San Antonio Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by You're funny, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 66 comments | 6844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman wants to reform Prop 13

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Prop13stuff, on Mar 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 66 comments | 5896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District announces Ghysels will step down

Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has officially informed the Mountain View Whisman School District board of trustees that he...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by No More of This Please, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 65 comments | 26214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 65 comments | 8685 Views

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City could close Castro Street at train tracks

The idea, which is still being studied, would prevent traffic from crossing the tracks, blocking vehicles from Moffett Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by ValF., on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 65 comments | 9406 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 | 6804 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another shooting death in Mountain View

A 16-year-old was shot to death on the 100 block of Higdon Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Currently no witnesses...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Get A Clue, on Jun 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 64 comments | 7654 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 7638 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Idea Farm' runs out of ideas on Highway 237

The "Idea Farm" truck — the ubiquitous vehicle parked around Mountain View featuring large spray-painted messages on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob clifford., on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:52 am | 64 comments | 7633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 31, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 63 comments | 6070 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Save Shoreline's burrowing owls

Once numbering in the hundreds around the Bay, the western burrowing owl in Santa Clara County is now down to fewer than...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Steve Marsh, on Dec 3, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 63 comments | 7964 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google backs 5,000 new homes in North Bayshore

In a planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Google declared support of zoning for as many as 5,000 homes north of Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by long-term-understanding-needed-MV, on Sep 14, 2014 at 9:14 am | 63 comments | 10597 Views
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