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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district to revise homework policy

Students feeling swamped with homework may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Give me a break, 3 minutes ago | 3 comments | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and leave the leash at home -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Katherine, 18 minutes ago | 35 comments | 2430 Views

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Dessert shop is ground zero in neighborhood feud

A corner cafe specializing in frozen desserts would seem like the perfect setting to relax and cool off, but the proprietors...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Maria, 27 minutes ago | 28 comments | 3384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rick R., 1 hour ago | 41 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Paretn, 1 hour ago | 87 comments | 4703 Views

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Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by craig, 11 hours ago | 13 comments | 2414 Views

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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 margo, 14 hours ago | 174 comments | 47165 Views

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Stanford University lab received live anthrax shipment

Stanford University officials assured the public Thursday, May 28, that a vial potentially carrying live anthrax that was...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Boo!, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 532 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, 16 hours ago | 54 comments | 2065 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Metropolitan Transportation Commission approves expansion of bike share program

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 1328 Views

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Shuck it to me

Oysters should be your first choice at Shell Shock, where offerings change according to what's in season and oysters are...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Frequent Diner, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 644 Views

SPORTS

Competitive Youth Soccer Fall Tryouts June 8 June 14, for 716 year olds

We are Red Star Soccer Academy, a local Soccer Academy based in Mountain View and Los Altos, fashioned after classic European...

Original post made by Paola Lubet on May. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 35 Views

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Police searching for car theft suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of stealing a credit card and over $950 in cash and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on May 28, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 1080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV teen arrested in kidnapping incident

A 19-year-old Mountain View man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to let his girlfriend out of his car and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paul Neumeister, on May 28, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 1814 Views

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City wins in long-fought lawsuits

Attorneys for Mountain View announced in recent days that they successfully defended the city against two lawsuits from landlords...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by George, on May 28, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, on May 28, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 1294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, on May 28, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 3709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 1230 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 59 comments | 2818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos: police seek to ID burglary suspects in video

Los Altos police today have released video footage of two suspects in a burglary committed earlier this month. Read the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views
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