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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Jonnnason, on Jun 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 47 comments | 6991 Views

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Woman assaults nanny, spits on tot's stroller

A 24-year-old Palo Alto woman was arrested last week on assault charges after she allegedly prompted two back-to-back confrontations...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by covfefe, on Jun 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 2827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congress members join RAB battle

A surprise push by U.S. Navy officials to disband Moffett Field's lone environmental watchdog panel has generated plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by Greg Unangst, on Jun 1, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 1515 Views

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Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Ron, on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 2773 Views

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Teacher home-buying fund gains traction

A local startup built on the idea that community members can rally together to help teachers buy homes is finally making...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Tough Crowd, on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 20 comments | 2152 Views

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Google relaunches Bay View project

As Google embarks on its ambitious plans to create a signature headquarters, the company's building spree is now stretching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by julianwang, on Jun 1, 2017 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 6656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A busy year for El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital spent a lot of time in the spotlight this year, presenting big plans to expand both in and out of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Kathy Powers , on May 31, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 4204 Views

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Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 31, 2017 at 10:41 am | 37 comments | 2732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Review: West Bay Opera's 'Salome' a daring success

West Bay Opera is ending its 61st season with guns blazing -- both literally and figuratively -- aiming, with great success,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Sondra Clark, composer, musicologist, on May 31, 2017 at 3:28 am | 1 comment | 3652 Views

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Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by A senior Veteran, on May 30, 2017 at 8:51 pm | 3 comments | 301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A different kind of graduation

The end of the school year was still a week away, but hundreds of parents and students packed the Whisman Sports Center Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on May 30, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 4 comments | 2614 Views

ELECTIONS

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Driver, on May 30, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids dive into tech at Google's developer conference

Google staff were still working on the finishing touches of the sprawling I/O tech conference Monday morning, but some 150...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by tech retiree, on May 28, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2010 Views

ELECTIONS

MV Whisman hires new director of special ed

he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on May 27, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 1482 Views

ELECTIONS

Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, on May 27, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2471 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure V takes effect; rent control committee to meet Monday

In perhaps the biggest test to date for Mountain View's fledgling rent-control program, thousands of apartment tenants this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Bart, on May 27, 2017 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 2526 Views

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Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer

A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View --...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cami, on May 26, 2017 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 2089 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: A call for volunteers to help realize visionary plan

Like many of you, I feel battered by daily reports of what is going on around the world and in our nation's capital. As citizens...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Hypocrisy In Action, on May 26, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

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No more hungry summers

Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on May 26, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3139 Views

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North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Xyz, on May 26, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2515 Views
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