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State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1004 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless

Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy supplies for the city's homeless who are facing the first...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Evelyn Horng, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 2332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1017 Views

AROUND TOWN

County fires child services director

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The People vs JV, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 1667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino readies for Ebola

Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to prepare for an Ebola case, and El Camino Hospital is no exception. Through safety...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1604 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Beer brings people together

A pristine Harley-Davidson motorcycle glimmers in the front window of Jane's Beer Store in Mountain View while rows of bottled...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by peter, on Oct 28, 2014 at 4:31 am | 3 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tweaks plan for 600 new homes in South Whisman

In a council election season where the need for more housing is a hot topic, council members were relatively quick to move...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Funny, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 3388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google-donated shuttle service gets green light

In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down the streets of Mountain View on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 4022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect Your Home!

My wife and I moved to Mountain View 46 years ago. We were told that housing was expensive, and it was. We lived in a...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnw on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrests in Walmart robbery

Police arrested two Palo Alto men on Tuesday, Oct. 21, after one of the suspects allegedly robbed a Walmart in Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Filippo, on Oct 27, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 5 comments | 1855 Views

ELECTIONS

First Candidate for 2014 City Council Election Steps Forward

I just finished reading the article about titled "Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be". The article goes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by McCoy, on Oct 27, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth Rugby in Mountain View

There is a open Day at AYRU - the Mountain View Based youth ruby organization this Sunday the 26th at Monta Loma Park, from...

Original post made by paul lynch on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 136 Views

ELECTIONS

Modest spending in school board race

So far, campaign spending is low this year for candidates seeking a seat on Mountain View Whisman School District. Not only...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-Calls, on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 2892 Views

ELECTIONS

School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by dad of a student in the class, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 2651 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 8321 Views

ELECTIONS

Kaspersak should stay out of LASD politics

I just hung up after getting a robocall from Mike Kaspersak in support of John Swann for LASD school board. To put it mildly,...

Original post made by psr on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by @Whaat??!!, on Oct 24, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 620 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Santa Clara Valley Water District

The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mike B., on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 2828 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Chuck Harvey, on Oct 24, 2014 at 11:06 am | 168 comments | 42134 Views

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District may split Castro into two schools

Castro Elementary school, home of the Dual Immersion program, may be splitting in half. At the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 23, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 28 comments | 3300 Views
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