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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City concedes to schools a multi-million dollar compromise

In response to pressure from parents and school officials, the city of Mountain View is proposing to give up as much as $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by oops!, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 3153 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 3153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos schools need Measure E

As the state comes closer to a financial meltdown, local school districts are struggling to insulate themselves from a worst-case...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by David, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 3152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 3152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

11th consecutive Spare the Air alert for Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the 11th consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert for Monday, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Fact, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 6 comments | 3151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lancers games go live on Web

St. Francis High School and BitGravity are teaming up to broadcast sporting events live in full HD online. Roughly 500 viewers...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Katrina Kaiser, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 3150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 3150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running with a star

Logan Mang, a second grader at Bubb Elementary School, had been waiting all school year to meet professional lacrosse player...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marcia, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 5 comments | 3149 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteer helps Washington wildfire relief effort

Mountain View resident Marcel Pajuelo-Schwartz was in good spirits the day after he returned from the Red Cross shelter at...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Leslie Lambert, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

BMX bike area on the bank of Stevens Creek

The bike area would be great to have if it weren't on the bank of Stevens Creek. It's all about keeping Stevens Creek as...

Original post made by Gail Cheeseman on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3149 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Domestic-violence victims turned away

Thousands of domestic-violence survivors in Santa Clara County are in the same boat: When they decide to leave their abusers,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 3148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origin of "Minton's project would decrease traffic" perception

Here is the specific language in the recent independent Draft MND report predicting that a proposed redevelopment of the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3148 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council candidate forums scheduled

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wendee Crofoot, on Sep 1, 2014 at 1:19 am | 9 comments | 3148 Views

ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 3148 Views

ELECTIONS

Tentative agreement reached on teacher salaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers' union,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 3148 Views
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