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ELECTIONS

New LASD campus should be a neighborhood school

Mountain View is served by two elementary school districts: Mountain View-Whisman School District and Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Crossings Resident, 16 minutes ago | 6 comments | 246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worries swirl over future San Antonio school site

The Los Altos School District is planning to move forward on a complicated plan to buy land next to the San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Gary, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 3223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What do you do when your landlord is Google?

Ever since Google became his landlord last year, the owner of the Sports Page Bar & Grill expects that the tech giant will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by DC, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 4406 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by NorthSunnyvale, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents call for equity in high school upgrades

As Mountain View-Los Altos School District officials iron out the final details of a massive plan to upgrade school facilities,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Waldo, 15 hours ago | 3 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Patients go nuts over new allergy therapy

Last week marked a major milestone for 8-year-old Amelia, who flew across the country to eat a handful of nuts that, just...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by @Maher, 22 hours ago | 5 comments | 12467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown hydrant erupts into a geyser

Residents in downtown Mountain View got an unexpected show Friday morning, after an accident with a hydrant sent a geyser...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board agrees on middle school schedule shake-up

Despite misgivings about students losing instructional time for math and other core subjects, Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Graham Parent, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 1609 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bierhaus owner sees trouble brewing

Mike Finley's downtown beer garden Bierhaus is considered one of Castro Street's most successful businesses. But then why...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 15, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 14112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man driving stolen Land Rover

A 33-year-old man was arrested in Mountain View last week after the owner of a stolen vehicle spotted him driving it, police...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 15, 2018 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No wood-burning on Monday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jan 14, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Low rents a bad bargain for cancer-stricken landlord

For years, a Plymouth Street apartment complex has offered the best apartment rates that Mountain View renters could hope...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Yimby #2, on Jan 14, 2018 at 10:08 am | 22 comments | 5788 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge temporarily halts ending DACA program

Santa Clara County together with the Service Employees International Union Local 521 praised a U.S. judge's decision to issue...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 13, 2018 at 12:48 am | 1 comment | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Mountain View activist named mayor

Mountain View's new mayor, Lenny Siegel, first arrived in the Bay Area to study physics as a Stanford undergrad. He never...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Fed up, on Jan 12, 2018 at 8:15 pm | 12 comments | 5002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three arrested for ID theft at Hotel Avante

Three Bay Area residents were arrested last week after police found they had checked into Hotel Avante on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Franco accused of inappropriate sexual behavior

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco has become the latest high-profile man to face sexual-misconduct allegations. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Ubob, on Jan 11, 2018 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 443 Views

ELECTIONS

Campaign gathers signatures to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by PeterCao786, on Jan 11, 2018 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 976 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View man sentenced in high-end wine heist

Mountain View resident Alfred Georgis was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in a high-end wine heist. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 11, 2018 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2338 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City considers 471-home project in Sylvan Park

A massive 471-unit apartment project in the city's Sylvan Park neighborhood will be considered this evening by the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2018
Last comment by Wow, on Jan 10, 2018 at 6:46 pm | 65 comments | 6840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman launches online enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District is aiming to make it easier for parents to enroll their children for the upcoming...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by No, on Jan 10, 2018 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1251 Views
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