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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked -- and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by MV Mom, on Sep 29, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 3735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 3735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Outlook 2010: more tough times ahead

The state budget is once again short many billions of dollars. And when Sacramento is desperate for money the squeeze is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 3735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Code inspectors reveal illegal, unsafe side of the city

City code inspectors gave a tour through some of the worst code violations in Mountain View, including storage lockers being...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by "Eleudora", on May 14, 2011 at 9:28 am | 16 comments | 3735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHP crackdown on violators of 'hands-free' law

The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for drivers flouting the state law requiring hands-free devices for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 3734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Antique house goes green

Nearly 100 years after it was built, a Mountain View house that was once home to a local dignitary has been transformed into...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by me pc, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 3734 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 3734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An Indo-American bank comes to Mountain View

Given the worldwide economic recession, this might seem like a strange time to open a bank. But Vinod Thukral and Jim Wall...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Black Power, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing report: City is 'jobs rich'

Every seven years, Mountain View residents have a chance to significantly change the direction of the city's housing policies,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by GDM, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 5 comments | 3733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1 million suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by MarkT, on Mar 10, 2017 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Design firm builds green dream home

The builders of a new house now under construction just a few blocks from Castro Street are touting their design as "one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbery at gunpoint

A Mountain View woman told police last week that she was robbed at gunpoint at a 7-Eleven, but the suspect fled before police...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Steve Old Town, on May 10, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 8 comments | 3732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

BlackMonday is coming nextweek.- Dow below 9200

Yes this is it. Say goodbye to Dow 10,000. Get prepared!...

Original post made by ITOLDUSO on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by , on Sep 18, 2008 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 3731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning for transitional kindergarten

How should the local school district deal with "young fives," children who don't make the birthday cut-off to enroll in kindergarten? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 3731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schools warn of looming job cuts

Administrators of both Mountain View school districts say that under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's most recent budget proposal,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 3730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Significant traffic delays at East Bayshore, lane shifts on Highway 101

UPDATE: The road realignment and closure will begin on April 6, Caltrans said on April 1. A busy route along East Bayshore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by be happy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 25, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 9 comments | 3729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2016: LASD parcel tax measure heads to district voters

Residents living in the Los Altos School District will get to decide this November whether to support Measure GG, a $223...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by I do not Trust the Trustees, on Oct 17, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 3728 Views

BOOKS

Bomb scare at CVS Pharmacy is a dud

Police evacuated a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Sunday after an employee reported a suspicious-looking device. The county's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Melli, on Dec 8, 2015 at 6:47 am | 2 comments | 3728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parks commish: History museum is too tall

After reviewing the latest plan for the open space known as the Cuesta Annex last Wednesday, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 3727 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,088 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 932 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 339 views