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AROUND TOWN

Pickup runs amok, rams into man on California

A mysterious car crash last Thursday afternoon left a 19-year-old Mountain View resident in serious condition, after a truck...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by suspicious, on Feb 15, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 3 comments | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mentor or Tutor a local student!

Only 4 hours per month will make a huge difference for one of the dozens of kids awaiting a tutor or mentor! For more information...

Original post made by Carole Dorshkind on Nov. 8, 2010
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OTHER ISSUES

Cuesta Annex cut from flood project

A Permanente Creek flood protection project was approved Nov. 20 by the Santa Clara Valley Water District without the controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Budget Watcher, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/375/37565/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble with Ray Vega] Special guest...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 3349 Views

AROUND TOWN

No easy fix to the affordability crisis

A coalition of elected leaders from all nine Bay Area counties agreed to an ambitious new vision for regional growth in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by george drysdale, on Dec 13, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 3349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl dies after Saturday accident on Highway 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, according to the California...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 3348 Views

ELECTIONS

COMING UP: Meet your elected officials

The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is holding its annual "Meet Your Elected Officials" event this Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 3348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless count's numbers mixed, mostly bad

A recent homelessness survey commissioned by Santa Clara County presented homeless advocates with some slightly good news,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer would level downtown 'eyesore'

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 20 comments | 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV resident tapped for state's redistricting board

Local education official Elaine Kuo is one of the first eight people chosen to serve on the newly created California Citizens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:26 am | 5 comments | 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

City launches war on silent killer of redwoods

Mountain View City Council members finally approved a $3 million project last week that may save redwood trees in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joel B, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 3347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Board mulls huge cuts to Adult School

A big turnout is expected for the high school district's board meeting tonight, when trustees will discuss how to cut $1.3...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 3346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex M., on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 3346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 4 comments | 3345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Audit on the way for MV schools

In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVWSD Parent, on Aug 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS narrows achievement gap

Three years ago, staff at Mountain View High School set out to increase the number of Latino and other underrepresented minority...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by True, on May 7, 2015 at 11:58 am | 5 comments | 3343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck bursts into flames on Highway 101

Police temporarily shut down Highway 101 southbound this morning just before 11 a.m. after a garbage truck burst into flames...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by TooClose, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 5 comments | 3343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man tried to light cop car on fire, police say

Mountain View police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to light the back seat of a police car on fire — the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ricci wynne, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 3343 Views
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