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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by You are so very wrong Bart., 51 minutes ago | 79 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech giants should help more with housing

The impact of Google, both the noun and the verb, is indisputably profound across the globe, but in Mountain View, the name...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 48 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, 1 hour ago | 52 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Mercedes Salem says she'll represent renters

Concern for Mountain View's middle class families struggling to pay increasing rents has inspired Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Long Vision, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Ellen Kamei has 'deep roots' in city

Environmental planning commissioner and third-generation Mountain View resident Ellen Kamei has kicked off her campaign for...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three seek hospital seats

Three people are now vying for the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board this November, kicking the election...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Choices, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Jobs-housing balance is key for council candidate Greg Unangst

Mountain View resident Greg Unangst is aiming to spend a good bit of his retirement as a Mountain View City Council member...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Unangst for Rent Control, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, 7 hours ago | 12 comments | 1650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, 8 hours ago | 18 comments | 762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Erik, 10 hours ago | 26 comments | 1597 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, 11 hours ago | 34 comments | 929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by John, 23 hours ago | 15 comments | 893 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by BCS Parent, on Jul 31, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 56 comments | 2657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Enoungh Already, on Jul 31, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 51 comments | 3476 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto cafe

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 637 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 29 comments | 4999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 972 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 165 Views
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