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District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 6657 Views

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Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 9131 Views

AROUND TOWN

City steps up bike, pedestrian safety

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Nov 17, 2012 at 8:12 am | 32 comments | 13593 Views

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'One of the silliest things we've ever done'

Several City Council members said they were not fans of placing art along city's trails and in parks before voting against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by USA, on May 29, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 32 comments | 3609 Views

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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 15312 Views

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Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 15219 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 11429 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 14683 Views

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City looks into growing RV encampments

Mountain View officials are taking a closer look at the growing number of people living in motor homes and trailers on city...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by OpenMinded86, on Jan 21, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 32 comments | 8047 Views

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Los Altos man arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash last year that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by So sad, on Apr 18, 2016 at 5:13 pm | 32 comments | 6732 Views

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City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 6162 Views

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Self-driving car struck by red-light runner

One of Google's self-driving cars was involved in a collision Friday after a driver ran a red light, slamming into the autonomous...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Oct 3, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 32 comments | 6037 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by @dude, on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council favors seven-story housing project

Despite some misgivings about parking and the sheer size of the project, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by park user, on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 32 comments | 3284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tactical error on Bullis

Looking back, the Los Altos School District can't be happy with its decision to close Bullis-Purissima Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fed up Parent, on Mar 22, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 31 comments | 6210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 7271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school boundaries in store for MV Whisman?

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are considering changing the attendance boundaries of three local elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Castro community, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 31 comments | 4425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' same-sex mock wedding raises some hackles

Parents at Monday's Mountain View-Los Altos board meeting expressed concerns over an unusual event scheduled to be held on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:49 am | 31 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll reveals MV Whisman voters support parcel tax increase

It would be a close call, but initial poll results show that residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District would...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Old Mtn View Parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 31 comments | 4478 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 5586 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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