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AROUND TOWN

MV Whisman board gets schooled on bad behavior

For years, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meetings have been marred by hostility, dysfunction, and tense,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resign, Nelson!, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 14 comments | 3052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student homelessness on the rise in MV schools

Silicon Valley may be the center of job growth and economic prosperity in California, but a greater number of families with...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 23 comments | 3581 Views

AROUND TOWN

New urgent care clinic aims to cure long waits

A new health care clinic designed to give people an alternative to hours-long waits in the emergency room moved into Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by al stuetzle, on Mar 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 16 comments | 4453 Views

ELECTIONS

Council seeks tighter campaign disclosure rules

Just months away from a November election, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday endorsed a package of stricter campaign...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 478 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 8074 Views

ELECTIONS

City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 5363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos council dumps new school committee

The Los Altos City Council decided last week to stop working with the Los Altos School District, which is seeking a site...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Mar 25, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Alleged package thief arrested

Police arrested a Mountain View man last week on drug and theft charges after officers said they found a stolen package inside...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Crimes to feed addiction, on Mar 25, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decoding gut problems

It may not be the most glamorous undertaking, but a local medical technology startup is booting up a new clinical trial aimed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by @Jes' sayin', on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 2156 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 5053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police officer reunites with toddler he helped save

A Mountain View police officer got the chance on Monday to visit with a toddler he helped save last week. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by So Strange, on Mar 24, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 1814 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Me, on Mar 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge Pothole at San Antonio and El Camino Real

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 243 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to loosen rules on granny units

In what might be a drop in the bucket toward solving the local housing shortage, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by SandyH, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:45 am | 14 comments | 4679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inspectors close care facility for disabled

San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for disabled adults, was ordered to shut down this week after health inspections...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:35 pm | 10 comments | 3544 Views

MOVIES

Bay Area on heightened alert after bombings in Brussels

Bay Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their presence this morning at airports and transit centers after deadly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Overtime?, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Armed burglary reported at MV recycling facility

A recycling facility was robbed last week when a suspect allegedly attacked an employee and demanded money from the facility's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Donna & John Shoemaker, on Mar 21, 2016 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 1733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City mulls tweaks to fatal crash site

Mountain View officials have started making minor safety upgrades to the intersection at El Monte Avenue near Marich Way,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 21, 2016 at 11:44 am | 9 comments | 3205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by Howie Meyerson, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 528 Views
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