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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 10 comments | 3308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's test scores show mixed results

The latest test scores show that student performance among Mountain View's most needy students significantly improved last...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 5, 2016 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 5591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More help for struggling students

For some students in Mountain View's high schools, just getting out of bed and going to class seems like an insurmountable...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mel, on Jun 13, 2017 at 9:21 am | 10 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 4350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: swift action needed for North Bayshore schools

Mountain View Whisman School District board members agreed last week that it's time to get serious about Mountain View's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2017
Last comment by @ City Council, on Aug 29, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 10 comments | 818 Views

SPORTS

It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 5307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home sales buck downward trend

While the median price of a home has decreased in Mountain View over the last year, the number of home sales has gone up. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Delbert, on Dec 5, 2008 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 4875 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Franky, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 3700 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Escuela condo project rejected

In a strange process Tuesday night, a 14-unit condo project at 574 Escuela Ave. was denied 6-1 by the City Council, even...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grant, on May 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 3891 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 3702 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Caltrain hears the noise

Perhaps proving that its organization is nimble enough to hear and respond to public concerns, Caltrain announced last week...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Doc Savage, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 4656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air National Guard gets 50-year lease at Moffett

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo announced Wednesday that the 129th Air Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard finally has a "permanent...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Feb 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 10 comments | 2825 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo testifies on Lehman Bros. losses

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, is testifying Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee on the need for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by naivety, on Apr 26, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 10 comments | 3409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Union urges no on Foothill-De Anza parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 3467 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plenty of ideas for marijuana dispensaries

A group of 30 people discussed the city's draft medical marijuana regulations at a City Hall meeting Thursday night, criticizing...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carmelo, on Jan 7, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 10 comments | 3092 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wealthy donor urgently needed to save Hangar One's windows

The community has little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated windows...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by SaveHangarOne_dot_org, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 6013 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Census shows minority population growing in Mountain View

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by O.C., on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:06 am | 10 comments | 4796 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Could it happen here?

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that rocked Japan last week has people all over the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 10 comments | 9397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One walls to be removed next week

Next week workers are scheduled to begin removing the siding of Hangar One, the massive and historic hangar at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 3250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 3183 Views
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