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Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes
Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara... Last comment 5 hours ago | 391 comments

Council to review office plans for North Bayshore
It's a dilemma that other city would envy. Mountain View leaders are poised on Tuesday night to pick their favorites among... Last comment on May 4, 2015 at 9:13 am | 8 comments

El Camino bus plan faces backlash
Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the... Last comment 7 hours ago | 89 comments

 
 
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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 students in Advanced Placement (AP) and honors classes. The idea was that plenty of minority students are capable of taking the rigorous courses that look great on a college application, but they just needed that extra level of encouragement from teachers and counselors. Tuesday, 2:28 PM

Bubb Elementary gets a makeover
Kids at Bubb Elementary got a surprise last Monday morning when they arrived at school to find a colorful rainbow blacktop filled with games and classroom walls covered with murals of their school mascot, the Bubb bear cub. Tuesday, 10:21 AM | 2 comments

CHAC to host teen mental health forum Thursday
The Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) is hosting a speaker series Thursday for local high schools students to speak their mind on mental health issues and talk about the stress and frustration of being a teenager in the Bay Area. Tuesday, 10:20 AM

Game-day parking rules to continue downtown
Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little more than a bugaboo, city officials acknowledged. Nevertheless, city leaders showed support for giving one more year to a pilot program meant to tightly regulate downtown parking on game days through dashboard permits and new fees. Monday, 2:14 PM | 4 comments

Fire training to cause smoke in the Whisman area
The Mountain View Fire Department will be conducting live fire training today and tomorrow at Station 4 on North Whisman Road, causing intermittent, light smoke in the area throughout the day. Monday, 12:18 PM | 1 comments

Meeting on VTA budget tonight in MV
On Monday in Mountain View, the Valley Transportation Authority will kick off the first of three public meetings on the proposed biennial budget for the fiscal years starting in 2016 and 2017. The meetings are designed to inform the public and gain input from community members. Monday, 11:25 AM | 9 comments

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies at 47
Update: Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died unexpectedly Friday night following a gym accident. He was 47. Monday, 3:38 PM

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina announces run for presidency
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said this morning she is running for president in 2016, according to her Twitter account. Monday, 10:53 AM | 4 comments

May Day march focuses on plight of migrants
A modest yet motivated crowd of local immigration-rights activists marched through Mountain View on Friday for what has become an annual rally on May Day. The message to elected leaders and the wider public is that immigration reform remains the predominant political issue for more than 11 million undocumented people living in limbo in the United States. Monday, 1:33 PM

Council to review office plans for North Bayshore
It's a dilemma that other city would envy. Mountain View leaders are poised on Tuesday night to pick their favorites among a stack of offers from high-tech firms and developers looking to rapidly expand their operations in town. Friday, 2:00 PM | 8 comments

Mountain View is no Ferguson
For the 130 people gathering last week at the Mountain View Senior Center auditorium, there came a moment when you could hear a pin drop. Friday, 1:22 PM | 7 comments

South Bay Nepalese rush to provide earthquake relief
A small cluster of Nepalese expatriates living in the South Bay are racing to raise funds and coordinate relief efforts to aid their distant families and countrymen impacted by a devastating earthquake on Saturday. Friday, 10:07 AM

El Camino bus plan faces backlash
Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the council's controversial move last week to support creating dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real. Thursday, 1:51 PM | 89 comments

Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal
The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf Elementary School and a long-time neighborhood resident, will be taking over as principal this fall. Thursday, 9:19 AM | 5 comments

All in at the Spring Parade
It's springtime, and who wouldn't want to go outside and celebrate? Mountain View's annual community fete, the Spring Parade, drew residents of all ages on Saturday, April 25. Wednesday, 5:51 PM

Game-day parking rules to continue downtown
Fears that 49ers' games at the new Levi's Stadium would create a Mountain View parking nightmare turned out to be little more than a bugaboo, city officials acknowledged last week. Nevertheless, city leaders showed support for giving one more year to a pilot program meant to tightly regulate downtown parking on game days through dashboard permits and new fees. Wednesday, 10:20 AM | 14 comments

Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz
The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself in to the Palo Alto police two days later after a surveillance photo from the incident went viral on social media. Wednesday, 9:18 AM

Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies
California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those found to have wasted water and give local authorities new powers to enforce conservation requirements. Wednesday, 9:16 AM | 1 comments

Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Tuesday, 10:45 AM | 3 comments

Stanford Hospital employee arrested for sexual battery
A Stanford Hospital operating room technician was arrested for sexual battery after he allegedly inappropriately touched patients under anesthesia, Redwood City police said. Tuesday, 10:37 AM

El Camino Hospital now working with dialysis company
El Camino Hospital kicked off a joint-venture partnership last month with Satellite Healthcare to continue providing local patients with dialysis services following the hospital's decision to shut down all three of its own dialysis facilities. Tuesday, 10:36 AM

Special edition: Spring Real Estate
From concerns over unoccupied "ghost homes" to a look at what's new on the market, our Spring Real Estate edition has the latest news on buying and selling residential property. Monday, 10:15 AM | 4 comments

Castro community leader named 'Woman of the Year'
Marilu Delgado said she had no idea when she came to the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting last week that she would be honored by state Sen. Jerry Hill as the 2015 Woman of the Year. Sunday, 5:06 PM

Google employee among dead in Nepal earthquake

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Mountain View man found dead in house fire

Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

Double-digit water rate increases on the way

City sets goals to boost housing supply

 

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