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ELECTIONS

German school expansion plans in jeopardy

The former site of Whisman Elementary has turned into a thriving center of multicultural education over the years, after...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 2, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 6 comments | 3358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget on the line

City Hall appears to be buckling down to keep the economic recession from tarnishing Mountain View's finances and hurting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Joe C, on Feb 22, 2009 at 1:17 am | 1 comment | 3357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA offers free home repairs for low-income households

Free home repairs are available to low income Mountain View residents under a new city funded program from the Community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 11 comments | 3357 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Google, Hangar One

Google has offered to pay for the restoration of Hangar One. We asked people in downtown Mountain View how they felt about...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 5 comments | 3357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council: thumbs up to teen center at Rock Church

A majority of the City Council on Tuesday gave life to idea that's been a long time coming in Mountain View -- an adequate...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Senior, on Feb 17, 2011 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens step up call for youth center

At a meeting Saturday, local youth and community members said their three-year campaign for a new teen center in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by LauraR, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 3356 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 3354 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Snacks giant settles lawsuit over lead in cookies

Mondelēz International, the world's largest manufacturer of processed food snacks, including Nabisco, Oreo, Cadbury...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Ideologues Ruining Us, on Jan 27, 2016 at 10:13 am | 5 comments | 3354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors, council clash on Minton's project

The City Council differed with about a dozen neighbors Tuesday about the merits of building 214 apartments across the street...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by took Urban Design, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 3354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 3354 Views

MOVIES

Living Classroom's 'hands-on' program growing

Though some have trouble pronouncing the word, the students in Evelyn Wester's third-grade class at Landels Elementary School...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by lucy, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 3353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yet another lawsuit from Bullis Charter School?

At a time of deep statewide cuts in K-12 education,depressed economy, Bullis Charter School seems to be gearing up for yet...

Original post made by X on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 9, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 3352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership Mountain View celebrates 20 years

Each year Leadership Mountain View, a nonprofit run by the Chamber of Commerce, brings together several dozen people who...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Susan Hamilton, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 3352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing for the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 3351 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Chamber announces interim CEO

In a changing of the guard, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has appointed longtime board member Julie Hart Conde as...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to Landelsburg

Students at Landels Elementary School got a taste of colonial life last week, complete with blacksmiths, bonnets and debates...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by ??? 2009, on Mar 2, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 3349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students create startups

Middle-schoolers gathered this weekend to work on new products during Startup Weekend at Crittenden Middle School. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by a mv resident, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

New state law mandates fines for big water wasters in drought

Big water wasters will be subject to big fines or surcharges during drought conditions under a new state law authored by...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by robyn, on Sep 10, 2016 at 11:30 am | 12 comments | 3348 Views
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