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AROUND TOWN

Carl Djerassi, 'father of the pill,' dead at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Good Old Days, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wanted: two superintendents

Mountain View faces a big change in school leadership after two superintendents resigned late last year. As the school boards...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, meaning that burning wood...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Weather guy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

$22K in tools stolen from construction site

Police received a report that a construction site was robbed over the weekend in Mountain View, and someone made off with...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by OK but, on Feb 2, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 13 comments | 3147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students protest international racism, war crimes

Students who marched in December to protest police killings of unarmed black men took to the streets again Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Another point of View, on Feb 1, 2015 at 11:22 am | 38 comments | 4504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 4284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers mixed on Common Core readiness

Students in nearly 1,000 school districts across California will log in this spring to take part in the state's first Common...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by StopCommonCore, on Jan 31, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sutter Health, Blue Shield come to agreement

Health care provider Sutter Health and Blue Shield of California have finalized a new two-year contract, according to an...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Laurie England , on Jan 30, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 2160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Are toll lanes the answer to commute headache?

Maybe it was inevitable in the land of overnight millionaires striking gold in an area famous for its explosive growth and...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 30, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students kick off discount card program

Two seniors at Mountain View High School are looking to leave one last gift for their fellow students before heading off...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Leo Hsia, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County officials warn of measles exposure

Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials today confirmed that a person infected with measles may have exposed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 3178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools get new EV chargers for free

High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by This is nothing, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 3107 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Looking for trouble below

A crew member checks a drill on Evandale Avenue, where new wells are being created to monitor trichlorethylene (TCE) groundwater...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 3015 Views

BOOKS

The gay heart of San Francisco

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Native 1955, on Jan 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Townhouse fire displaces four people

A two-alarm fire at a Mountain View townhouse Monday night resulted in one minor injury and left four people displaced....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Susan Slater, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 5487 Views

AROUND TOWN

All about county government

Joe Simitian, the Santa Clara County supervisor who represents Mountain View, announced that the county is currently accepting...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library holds naturalization workshop

A naturalization information session, hosted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, will be held on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Debbie, on Jan 28, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office development on active MV bus yard?

Mountain View could have a large development built above an active bus yard, thanks to the high price of real estate near...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Skating Rink, on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:27 am | 10 comments | 4753 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 45 comments | 3175 Views
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