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OTHER ISSUES

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1862 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber begins state Senate campaign

Mountain View's Sally Lieber, former mayor and state Assembly member, has launched her 2012 state Senate campaign within...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 7 comments | 2509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 21, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1705 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge day care center closes

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots disappeared last week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula Day Care Center...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 2965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council takes a swing at Shoreline bird nuisance

After trying every method imaginable, the city has upped the ante in its bird battle at Shoreline Park with Tuesday's City...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Don Lindsay, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 23816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robs bank, grabs coffee nearby, gets nabbed, police say

Police apprehended a man Friday just a few blocks from the bank they believe he robbed about a half hour prior to his arrest. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike L, on Jun 20, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 18 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital finances healthier this year

El Camino Hospital is off to a "a much smoother" start this fiscal year compared to last year. The board of directors has...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1747 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino defends bookkeeping

El Camino Hospital officially responded today to a Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury report, which criticized the health...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Jun 18, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

New library fee spurs soul-searching by board

Palo Alto and Mountain View residents who make use of the county's vast library collection available in Los Altos libraries...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by John Q Public, on Jun 17, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 3044 Views

SPORTS

Soccer Goalies Sought

The Fall U12 girls' teams of Mountain View Los Altos Soccer Club are seeking full-time goalkeepers (born on August 1st, 1999...

Original post made by Angie Petrella on Jun. 17, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Detches trial set to begin Friday

John Detches, the man charged with attempting to sexually assault several women as they jogged on the Stevens Creek Trail,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Jun 16, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council compromises in vote on San Antonio center project

San Antonio shopping center is set for a major facelift after a suspenseful council meeting Tuesday in which the project...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Spaghetti Freddie, on Jun 16, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its two-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oleg, on Jun 16, 2011 at 11:43 am | 15 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robber punches woman, takes purse

A woman was mugged and punched in the face early Monday morning as she walked to work, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by CrimeStats, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for love

Ruffles, a 9-week-old kitten, does her best to soften the hearts of prospective adoptive families at Miramonte Veterinary...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by AwwwwwKitties, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna S., on Jun 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 2108 Views

ELECTIONS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' group

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by AK, on Jun 14, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 2402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike burned at Springer School

Police hit a dead end in an arson investigation after finding a charred bicycle on the playground of Springer School on Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 10 comments | 6602 Views
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