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Abe-Koga drops bid for county supervisor

On Thursday, Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga announced that she is ending her campaign for Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 2913 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 | 2913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging behind

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2011 at 2:58 pm | 9 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 2912 Views

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Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No charges filed against Stanford student arrested for rape

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by BigD, on Oct 12, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the teachers

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 2909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Echo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shoreline Community takes on $26.5 million in new debt

To pay for new Shoreline area ball fields, pedestrian overpasses and a fire station, the City Council approved the issuance...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 2908 Views

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No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week trip to India last month, his car was missing from where he thought it was safely...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by jerry, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

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The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by fernando rivera, on Jan 20, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2908 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2908 Views

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El Camino Hospital gets repairs

The El Camino Hospital board of directors recently approved about $1.55 million in renovations to the new main building,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Picks Jaw Off the Floor, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2908 Views

ELECTIONS

Windrider Film Forum returns to Atherton

Three feature films and a series of three shorts will be shown at the Windrider Film Forum at the Menlo-Atherton Performing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by , on Mar 30, 2017 at 2:38 am | 1 comment | 2908 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to discuss alternatives for rent-control measure

In a special meeting on Thursday, Mountain View elected leaders will make a last-ditch effort to consider some kind of alternative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encore

Los Altos High School senior Aashia Mehta isn't quite at the point where she can script a killer new app on her own. However,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2017
Last comment by Trudy, on Jan 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHASE on the Plaza: Free Concert on June 14th

CHASE (Community Hope and Sober Events) Our 3rd annual CHASE on the PLAZA is coming to Community Plaza in Los Altos on...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jun. 9, 2009
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Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2906 Views

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Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2906 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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