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SCHOOLS & KIDS

new school districts financial release - Ed-data.org (the best)

Ed-data.org has released the newest set of California state data (CDE) to their 'easy to use' web site. Many school district...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Apr. 4, 2016
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 6016 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State snowpack levels improve, but still below normal

When surveyors climbed to a peak in the Sierra Nevada today, they found a welcome sight that wasn't there last year: snow. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by John , on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's futuristic plan wins cheers from city

Mountain View City Council members signaled their approval for what would easily be the city's most dramatic office building....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 6346 Views

RESTAURANTS

Not just another ramen shop

Rice bowls and noodle soups under $13 are Kumino's primary currency, yet this is absolutely not just another ramen shop....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 4745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance for every body

At the El Camino YMCA in Mountain View, there's a dance fitness class that's open to people of all abilities. It's called...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bette, on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor announces deal for $15 minimum wage

A new agreement announced by state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 for most employees...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by MW worker, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head of CHAC resigns suddenly

The head of the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) resigned late last week after serving as the nonprofit agency's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 4590 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Whisman board gets schooled on bad behavior

For years, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meetings have been marred by hostility, dysfunction, and tense,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resign, Nelson!, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 4089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student homelessness on the rise in MV schools

Silicon Valley may be the center of job growth and economic prosperity in California, but a greater number of families with...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 23 comments | 4945 Views

AROUND TOWN

New urgent care clinic aims to cure long waits

A new health care clinic designed to give people an alternative to hours-long waits in the emergency room moved into Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 7019 Views

ELECTIONS

Council seeks tighter campaign disclosure rules

Just months away from a November election, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday endorsed a package of stricter campaign...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 1371 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 10469 Views

ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 8958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos council dumps new school committee

The Los Altos City Council decided last week to stop working with the Los Altos School District, which is seeking a site...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Mar 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 4173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged package thief arrested

Police arrested a Mountain View man last week on drug and theft charges after officers said they found a stolen package inside...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Crimes to feed addiction, on Mar 25, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 2711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decoding gut problems

It may not be the most glamorous undertaking, but a local medical technology startup is booting up a new clinical trial aimed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by @Jes' sayin', on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 3204 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 6452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officer reunites with toddler he helped save

A Mountain View police officer got the chance on Monday to visit with a toddler he helped save last week. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by So Strange, on Mar 24, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 2466 Views
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