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RESTAURANTS

uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 38 comments | 6892 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View location of uWink closes

The high-tech restaurant on Castro Street that promised to bring "social gaming" to Silicon Valley eaters has closed its...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Francois, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:43 am | 38 comments | 5396 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Carlos, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 37 comments | 6585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 7104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 6752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 10551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 5879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Carmingo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 37 comments | 10267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google pressures city over N. Bayshore plan

Google executives have sent a letter to city officials expressing displeasure with some aspects of the city's ideas for the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Feb 28, 2015 at 9:02 am | 37 comments | 22066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big jump in downtown parking costs

Those who drive to work in downtown Mountain View be warned: the city is finally enforcing its two-hour time limits on parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:10 am | 37 comments | 28667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google offers MV better internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:48 am | 37 comments | 16896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman irks colleague over 'bribery' charge

Council member John Inks says his colleagues are guilty of taking a "bribe" because of the way they recently required a developer...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 37 comments | 24775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 6058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Makeshift RV camps spark concern

Like many local households, the Reyes family is faced with dwindling options to continue living in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by chuck jagoda, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:44 am | 37 comments | 11611 Views

ELECTIONS

Obama coming to Mountain View for town hall meeting

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting on the economy at Mountain View's LinkedIn on Monday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rank and file, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:10 am | 37 comments | 6582 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Gold Star mom speaks out against Trump comments

Hearing Khizr Khan speak movingly at last week's Democratic National Convention about his son, who was killed by a suicide...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 37 comments | 5317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creative charter school wins renewal

Even after it won a 5-2 vote last week from the county Board of Education to renew its charter for five years, Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Honest Abe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 36 comments | 4662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 11367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squeezing in a new school

The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Slater / German school swap?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 9:43 am | 36 comments | 5349 Views
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