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ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 20628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lopsided funding for school board races

The most recent campaign finance reports show that most candidates for local school boards in the November election were...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 20, 2017 at 1:48 am | 16 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Worthwhile reading again, on Feb 19, 2017 at 10:14 pm | 100 comments | 18032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View General Plan

The Current Mountain View General Plan, Mountain View 2030 (MV30), was completed in 2012, after a development process of...

Original post made by Doug Pearson on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Love, on Feb 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 12 comments | 4680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown

Pledging a united front to protect migrants, local policymakers, school officials and law enforcement on Saturday issued...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by @Observer, on Feb 17, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 6 comments | 1914 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New bus route aims to get mega-commuters off the road

For tech employees living in Morgan Hill and Gilroy, getting through Santa Clara County's congested highway system to the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 9 comments | 2833 Views

RESTAURANTS

Reliably charming

Aldo Los Altos is the ideal neighborhood Italian restaurant: above-average food and service and pleasant ambiance, with oversized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Feb 16, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

City settles with contractor

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept a $194,000 settlement from a contractor for errors stemming from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 16, 2017 at 6:35 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure GG got big boost from outside companies

The Los Altos School District's Measure GG got a lot of support from just about everywhere in the final days of the election...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by Todd, on Feb 15, 2017 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1742 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Weather service: First in series of rain storms starts tonight

Rain is forecast for the next six or seven days in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, bringing with it the chance...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Meteor' sighted over Bay Area sky was a missile test launch

A bright light traveling across the dark sky Tuesday morning was one of two missile tests conducted by the U.S. Navy over...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by No Name, on Feb 15, 2017 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting to discuss Waverly Park homeless housing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Wednesday to solicit feedback on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 3258 Views

SPORTS

San Bruno's exploded gas line also runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas pipe that blew up in San Bruno killing at least seven also happens to run through residential areas of...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 7964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally

Waving signs and carrying photos of their immigrant ancestors, a crowd of demonstrators gathered in Mountain View at noon...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 3716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Community meeting on new VTA bus plan

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will be holding a community meeting in Mountain View on Monday at 6...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2017
Last comment by Book lover, on Feb 14, 2017 at 8:25 am | 17 comments | 3115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County approves contract for teen inpatient unit, but still looks for more services

Santa Clara County teenagers in mental-health crisis can now access inpatient hospital beds within the county's borders at...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto man arrested after attack at MV auto parts store

A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon after a dust-up at an O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mountain View, where he allegedly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Elaine, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community forum to touch on local impact from Trump's rise

On Saturday, the city will host its first civility roundtable of 2017, "Affirming Mountain View's Values and Building Community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by @What war, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:39 pm | 16 comments | 2868 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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