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Kenny Loggins on stage at El Camino Hospital Foundationâ??s first annual Sapphire Soirée. More than $650,000 was raised for the El Camino Hospital Cancer Center. Four hundred twenty community leaders, physicians and Foundation supporters attended the gala evening on May 14 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park in celebration of El Camino Hospitalâ??s 50th anniversary. Photo by Moanalani Jeffrey Submitted by Shara Hall on Jun 7, 2011

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Measure V lawsuit comes to major milestone
The lawsuit over Mountain View's Measure V will get its first major courtroom hearing next week, and the stakes are huge for both sides. At question is whether the rent-control law should go immediately into effect -- potentially requiring landlords to drop rents on thousands of apartments in a matter of days.
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Pear Theatre losing its impresario
Many credit the Pear theater's success and survival to its artistic director -- Diane Tasca. After launching the theater as a moonshot dream about 15 years ago, Tasca has worked, unpaid, as the troupe's impresario, putting herself in charge of the finances, productions and creative vision. Now Tasca, 70, wants to hand over those reins to someone new. She recently announced she will be stepping down to retire. Thursday, 12:10 PM

No room in popular MV Whisman schools ... again
Hundreds of Mountain View families have grabbed a ticket and staked out a place in line, hoping for a spot in one of the Mountain View Whisman School District's highest-performing schools. Thursday, 9:46 AM | 7 comments

Pledging future tweaks, Council passes mobile-fueling rules
Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday second-guessed a package of new rules they passed one week earlier to regulate a new wave of fuel-delivery start-ups. While they left the door open to making looser rules in the future, council members approved the ordinance that mobile fuel company representatives said would put them out of business. The ordinance will go into effect at the end of April.
Wednesday, 1:49 PM | 24 comments

Bill would require seatbelt use on buses
A state senator has introduced legislation requiring bus drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts in response to a fatal 2016 Greyhound crash that killed two people and injured 13 others in San Jose.
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TEDx Talk in Palo Alto explores 'identity'
Artists, scientists, authors and tech experts will convene at the Oshman Family JCC on Sunday, April 2, for a discussion on the concept of identity -- the qualities, beliefs, DNA, environment, experiences and choices that make an individual or group singular and what experiences bring people together. Wednesday, 8:53 AM

Big donations kick off Measure B campaign
The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with large donations from city leaders as well as legal firms, architects and construction companies that have a close relationship with the district, according to campaign finance documents.
Tuesday, 1:53 PM | 28 comments

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception from City Council
A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain View's challenging path to dramatically grow its housing stock.
Tuesday, 10:40 AM | 40 comments

District aims to improve test scores by boosting parent outreach
When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test scores. That's what a group of Mountain View Whisman School District parents, charged with finding ways to fix the district's problematic special education and English-language learner programs, agreed to after six months of meetings to brainstorm ways to tackle students' poor performance. Monday, 9:56 AM | 13 comments

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline
The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby neighborhood. Whether a shopper is buying only a carton of milk or enough food to last the month, residents in the Moffett Boulevard neighborhood say they no longer expect any trip to the grocery store will be speedy. Sunday, 4:51 PM | 41 comments

Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto
Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday, March 26, in Palo Alto organized by Feminist Majority, a national women's rights organization. Friday, 1:00 PM | 3 comments

How local schools measure up in new state assessment
In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of Education released a new report last week that sums up the quality of public schools in a detail-laden "dashboard" for school officials and families alike. Friday, 11:25 AM | 13 comments

City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules
Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire department monitor and sanction the emerging mobile-fuel businesses. But while the Mountain View now has formal standards, some of the mobile-fuel companies warn the regulations will essentially kill their market within the city. Friday, 10:10 AM | 14 comments

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