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OTHER ISSUES

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on May 12, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3281 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Direct primary care' practice cuts costs

A new primary care practice, which promises patients highly affordable care without any of the hassles often associated with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on May 12, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 3290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E finds no leaks in Mountain View gas line

PG&E workers found no leaks in 1.5 miles of gas pipeline subjected to eight hours of pressure testing in Mountain View on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by fancydev2010, on May 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on May 11, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 2021 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School district confirms Polifrone's departure

Patty Polifrone, the longtime teacher at the Mountain View Whisman School District whose "tough love" teaching style sparked...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Watchdog, on May 11, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 26 comments | 3744 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fast-track for huge office campus?

A large office campus proposed for Middlefield Road near Highway 237 could host a major company's headquarters with 3,500...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ella, on May 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Woo Idea Farm?

I have not seen him, his signs or his truck around in a long time. Did he finally give up and take his show on the road?...

Original post made by DrT on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another roadblock for Hangar One?

As if it won't be disheartening enough to see Moffett Field's historic Hangar One reduced to a bare skeletal frame this year,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on May 11, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2146 Views

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More cell towers proposed in residential areas

The race to provide ultra fast mobile phone connections is bringing a slew of cell tower proposals to Mountain View, including...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water use flowing downward, city finds

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on May 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 1801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 9, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shoreline joint powers pact gets final OK

With the unanimous approval of the high school district's board of trustees, the new Shoreline Community joint powers agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 9, 2011 at 9:31 am | 8 comments | 2623 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home burglarized during vacation

A Mountain View family recently returned from vacation to find their home had been broken into, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 7, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views
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