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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 5857 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5857 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5856 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 5847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5845 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Manager of Senior Complex forget Seniors have rights

Having recently moved into an apartment house for persons at least 62 of age or disabled We are having to do quite a bit...

Original post made by Pdudley on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jun 13, 2007 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 5839 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 5839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm owners threaten lawsuit

In the days leading up to next week's City Council meeting, the battle over the Grant Road farm has taken on the ugly traits...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by hunjnjkn, on Jun 7, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 5838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's clean-up plan for Hangar One to get a test run

Roughly one year after taking control of Moffett Federal Airfield, Google is set to start testing methods of purging toxic...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 5838 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 5833 Views

MOVIES

Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 5824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 5823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs new site for Day Worker Center

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Richard Drozek, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 56 comments | 5817 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congressmen accuse NASA Ames of giving secret technology to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 5 comments | 5816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congratulations For Providing This to the Community

Dear Mr. Frances and Staff, Thank you for providing a forum to our community. My wish is that whatever gets posted...

Original post made by Thomas E. Holmes on May. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5815 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 5814 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police ID man who died in car crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by E, on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 14 comments | 5812 Views

RESTAURANTS

Train Depot to sell wine, beer and delicacies

The six-year search for a business to take over the long-vacant Train Depot ended without a word Tuesday night, as an application...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 30, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 5807 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 5805 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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