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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City, school districts boost funding for mental health services

With little discussion and no opposition, two Mountain View school districts and the city of Mountain View all separately...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves new attendance boundaries

Rejecting a last-minute attempt to balance diversity among Mountain View's elementary schools, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jun 25, 2017 at 6:53 pm | 37 comments | 5095 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's a fair rent increase in Mountain View?

It was a painful slog for Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night as they waded into the delicate issues...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 25, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by CheatHacker, on Jun 24, 2017 at 10:48 am | 8 comments | 3348 Views

MOVIES

Monta Loma laptop drive for needy students

A tech-centric club that teaches coding at Monta Loma Elementary launched a used laptop drive this week. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bridge School Benefit concert canceled

Citing personal reasons, Neil and Pegi Young announced this week they were calling off the Bridge School Benefit Concert...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2560 Views

ELECTIONS

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by omvmyr, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1545 Views

ELECTIONS

Startups push to preserve net neutrality

Mountain View's tech startups are girding themselves for a big political fight over the data vital to their businesses. Smaller...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Only money is heard, on Jun 23, 2017 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Army housing site eyed for North Bayshore school

Like manna from heaven, a school campus-sized site may have opened up in North Bayshore to serve the thousands of new households...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wow, on Jun 23, 2017 at 9:20 am | 10 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bill Wares Niece, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 25 comments | 15217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eight arrested at Brad Paisley concert

Mountain View police arrested eight people at the Brad Paisley country concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre over the weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 21, 2017 at 5:26 pm | 11 comments | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chez TJ, Tied House team up for mixed-use project

The owner of Chez TJ, the city's high-end restaurant serving gourmet tasting dinners from inside a historic Victorian house...

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Jeff T, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 6043 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

A heat advisory for the Bay Area issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through 9 p.m. Thursday as sweltering...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on Jun 20, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy hits pause on dissolving Moffett RAB

Following pushback from local residents and political leaders, U.S. Navy officials announced Friday they would hold off on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record heat at Moffett Field on Sunday

High temperatures in nine San Francisco Bay Area locations were new records for Sunday's date, including at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Uhg!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Fighting floods begins now with stream maintenance

Every summer since 2001, the Santa Clara Valley Water District has undertaken a five-month-long effort to maintain and improve...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by dot dot dot, on Jun 19, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested over parking space dispute

Police arrested a 25-year-old Mountain View man last week after he allegedly punched two men for taking a parking spot he...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by See? SEE?!?!, on Jun 19, 2017 at 7:06 am | 9 comments | 1903 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control committee preps for a flood of landlord petitions

Mountain View inched a little bit closer to establishing its new rent-control program and deciding how to settle the myriad...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:26 am | 14 comments | 1746 Views

ELECTIONS

Georgia hospital executive hired to lead El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital's board of directors agreed Wednesday night to hire Dan Woods as the hospital's next president and CEO. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Molly, on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 5047 Views

RESTAURANTS

Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by clay, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 am | 14 comments | 4052 Views
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