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AROUND TOWN

Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 3274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 31, 2017 at 10:41 am | 38 comments | 3274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Earth Baby, baby

Tired of sending diaper after plastic diaper to the landfills, a group of Mountain View parents-turned-entrepreneurs is hoping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 3272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Huff principal aims to help English learners

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position for the upcoming school year, officials...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on May 26, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 3272 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 3272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 3272 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 | 3271 Views

ELECTIONS

No decision yet in Measure V lawsuit

After hearing arguments from both sides Tuesday morning, Superior Court Judge William Elfving indicated he wouldn't issue...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 3271 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City may limit housing growth

After years of rapid development in Mountain View, a newly formed City Council may halt housing development until a comprehensive...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Katharine Naylor, on Feb 22, 2016 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 3270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google laying off employees kept hush-hush

http://www.webguild.org/2009/01/google-layoffs-6000-gone.php Today, in documents obtain by the Associated Press, Google...

Original post made by GSB on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by just google it, on Jan 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 3270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 3269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worries swirl over future San Antonio school site

The Los Altos School District is planning to move forward on a complicated plan to buy land next to the San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by Los ALtos Hills, 1 hour ago | 24 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sweet Leaf, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 27 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former city clerk Alice Gordh dies

Memorial services are set for next week for Mountain View's longtime former city clerk, Alice Gordh, who was considered a...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 5, 2015 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's board is set to expand

Despite public opposition, the El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed Monday night to expand the nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pause & Consider, on May 21, 2017 at 11:00 am | 10 comments | 3268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sets the stage for major budget cuts

Mountain View residents and city employees responded en masse to the prospect of city budget cuts, packing the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 5, 2010 at 8:36 am | 25 comments | 3268 Views

AROUND TOWN

City moves ahead with Rengstorff center upgrades

A $17 million face-lift for the community center at Rengstorff Park is moving full-steam ahead, but the project seems to...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 3268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditoriums, a Big song and dance?

The last board vote on Mountain View Whisman middle school plans was 3 Yea, 2 Nay. Here is the short story on why I will...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2013 at 8:06 pm | 5 comments | 3266 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New service lets residents track crime online

Mountain View residents can now access a map of the crimes that occur in their neighborhood, thanks to a partnership between...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 3266 Views
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