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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spring farm tours at Deer Hollow

The city of Mountain View is hosting tours at the Deer Hollow Farm to raise money in support of its farm animals and education...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2017
Last comment by science teacher / parent, on Mar 11, 2017 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Robotics club thrives at Mountain View High

Every Friday night when the clock strikes 7 p.m., dozens of students flood in to Mountain View High School to get back to...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by Spartan Booster, on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:10 pm | 1 comment | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

How EPA cuts could impact Mountain View

Things are looking pretty grim these days for the Environmental Protection Agency, the nation's top health-and-habitat watchdog...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by the donald, on Mar 10, 2017 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1 million suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by MarkT, on Mar 10, 2017 at 5:09 am | 11 comments | 3318 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taking names on Women's Day

Inspirational women got a colorful, if fleeting, tribute in downtown Mountain View today, as passersby were invited to write...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by BenjaminShaw123, on Mar 10, 2017 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 2322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Thank Parents, on Mar 8, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 51 comments | 9400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Decision time for Google's futuristic campus

In what is likely to be its final review, the Mountain View City Council tonight will consider giving the go-ahead for the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 8, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 6526 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials call on women to strike for equality on Wednesday

Santa Clara County officials dressed in red this morning called on women and their allies to take the day off on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 22 comments | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases final youth suicide report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Friday a much-anticipated final report on its investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Meh to the panic, on Mar 8, 2017 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two MV residents arrested in drug bust

Police arrested two Mountain View residents last week after a search of their home turned up methamphetamine and a loaded...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Los AltoserX, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 7456 Views

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 | 738 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 | 5877 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 | 5913 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 | 687 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 | 4259 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 | 1618 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 | 9278 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 | 1182 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 | 1713 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 | 3700 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.

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