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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"We must keep our community safe and welcoming to all" by Lev Zeiger

MVWSD Third Grader Lev Zeiger wrote this opinion piece for last Friday's printed paper and its wisdom deserves to be shared...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 25 comments | 707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Mar 7, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 29 comments | 5827 Views

ELECTIONS

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, on Mar 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 55 comments | 5847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley's rainmaker charity turns 10

What do a rural arts center in Kyrgyzstan, a climate-change think tank in metropolitan Chicago and a science banquet held...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Mar 7, 2017 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Randal, on Mar 7, 2017 at 8:56 am | 41 comments | 4172 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Dump truck hits U.S. Highway 101 overpass

UPDATE: All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 should reopen by 7 p.m. Friday, but on the Embarcadero Road overpass, the righthand,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 1559 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Snapchat IPO brings windfall to St. Francis High School

It was a day of celebration at St. Francis High School, after an early $15,000 investment in the popular messaging app Snapchat...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 6, 2017 at 7:36 pm | 7 comments | 9083 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trump issues revised travel ban, revokes previous order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a revised and scaled-down executive order banning entry to the United States by certain...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by citizen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council seeks to solve some familiar challenges

Brainstorming their list of big-ticket priorities for the coming years, Mountain View City Council members on Monday night...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by @whatnonsensd, on Mar 6, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 1651 Views

ELECTIONS

Lessons learned from failed math program?

The hasty roll-out and abrupt ending of Teach to One, the controversial digital math program adopted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Board Watcher, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:14 pm | 10 comments | 3623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google researcher dies in Hayward motorcycle crash

The name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash late last month in Hayward was released Sunday by the Alameda County coroner....

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2227 Views

SPORTS

Rising demand for CHAC's services

For decades, the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) has been a one-stop shop for adults and kids who are struggling...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire valets for free public parking

Looking to free up some parking space downtown, Mountain View will be taking a page from the Ritz-Carlton by bringing private...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 20 comments | 2952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night

The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:13 am | 23 comments | 26707 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials' private emails considered public records, state Supreme Court rules

In a victory for public access to government records, the California Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that local...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 4, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dump truck hits U.S. Highway 101 overpass

A dump truck struck an overpass on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Thursday night, which has closed down two lanes not expected...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Mar 3, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district seeks federal help to prevent floods

Santa Clara Valley Water District officials announced Tuesday they will request federal assistance to help reduce and prevent...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Mar 3, 2017 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 991 Views

MOVIES

'The Three Little Pigs' build homes at PA Children's Theatre

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? In Palo Alto Children’s Theatre’s new production of “The Three Little Pigs,”...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 787 Views

ELECTIONS

Two arrested on drug charges

Two men were arrested in Mountain View after police allegedly found them in possession of a significant amount of drugs including...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2138 Views

MOVIES

Wet, windy weather anticipated to return to the Bay Area

After a weeklong break from hazardous weather conditions, stormy weather is expected to return this week to the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2109 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here