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ELECTIONS

Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 20847 Views

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Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 6622 Views

ELECTIONS

Abe-Koga joins City Council race

Perhaps only in local government could eight years seem like not enough time, but that's exactly how Margaret Abe-Koga describes...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SWAN song, on May 25, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 5302 Views

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Original post made by lenny on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by In the End, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:38 am | 21 comments | 751 Views

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Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 4569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for Crittenden, Stevenson schools

Two new principals are set to start at Mountain View schools. Geoff Chang will head Crittenden Middle School and Tyler Graff...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Irked, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 5765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by inbetween, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 20 comments | 4776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not-so-funny 'prank'

An 18-year-old student at Mountain View High School was arrested this morning after being spotted on the campus grounds wearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:01 am | 20 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts likely as school construction costs soar

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are past the point of cutting whistles and bells to stay within budget for...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Patrick Neschleba, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 20 comments | 5043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman postpones parcel tax renewal

In a last-minute decision, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board agreed Thursday night to delay putting a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:50 am | 20 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's new committees met in secrecy

Anyone interested in how the Mountain View Whisman School District might change school boundaries or improve teaching methods...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MVWSD parent, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 20 comments | 3911 Views

SPORTS

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:32 am | 20 comments | 6416 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 25486 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 7226 Views

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High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 2552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gets lowdown on $1 million in new fees

Mountain View City Council members had the "not pleasant" task of examining a range of proposed fee hikes on city services...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anne C., on Apr 11, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 20 comments | 3215 Views

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City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by WS Resident, on Jun 1, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 20 comments | 18070 Views

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City on property buying spree?

The city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on May 30, 2010 at 11:44 am | 20 comments | 3425 Views

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NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by H Stewart, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 5950 Views
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