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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 3463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels lands top job at Menlo Park school district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3086 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Kaiser celebrates 20 years on Castro Street

Kaiser Permanente's Mountain View Medical Office is celebrating 20 years of medical service at its Castro Street location. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 17, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 2208 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos library will charge fee for non-residents

from the library website: "SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. ‑ In response to dramatic reductions in State funding and an...

Original post made by curious on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by curious, on May 17, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sandy Springs, GA: The city of the future

Sandy Springs, GA: The city of the future 4/21/2011 3:52:17 PM by Jo-Lynn Brown Filed under: private sector, public workers,...

Original post made by JUST THINK ABOUT IT on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2069 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teenage girl hits officer with his own baton

A teenage girl was punched by her arresting officer Monday after she took the officer's baton and struck him repeatedly with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 16, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French After-school Class in Bubb Elementary School

EFBA (“Education Française” in the Bay Area, a non-profit organization) is offering French After-school Classes in a...

Original post made by EFBA-Bubb on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Nic, on May 16, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

A worker for a day

With a 1,500 square-foot backyard, including a small orchard of apricot, nectarine and apple trees, a large vegetable patch,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 15, 2011 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Towed car case costs city $15,000

A police traffic stop that left two women and four children on the side of the road, spurring the city to revise its towing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 15, 2011 at 1:33 am | 40 comments | 3006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Code inspectors reveal illegal, unsafe side of the city

City code inspectors gave a tour through some of the worst code violations in Mountain View, including storage lockers being...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by "Eleudora", on May 14, 2011 at 9:28 am | 16 comments | 3069 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital names interim CEO

El Camino Hospital has named an interim CEO to serve in the place of departing CEO Ken Graham until a permanent replacement...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Son_of_LOL, on May 13, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 2222 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Firebird Dance Studio takes flight

At the Firebird Dance Studio in Mountain View on a late Sunday afternoon, men leap across the stage doing a valiant shepherd...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on May 13, 2011 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino employees defend Graham

Two El Camino Hospital employees recently collected more than 250 signatures on a petition calling for Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Digger, on May 13, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments | 3847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

KMVT executive director announces retirement

Local television station KMVT will soon bid farewell to Executive Director Brian Szabo after six years at the station. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by lindaloo, on May 13, 2011 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2380 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fast food, Indian-style

I love food that bites back. Not blister-the-lips, scorch-the-tongue, sweat-on-the-brow hot, mind you, but well-spiced fare...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 13, 2011 at 4:11 am | 1 comment | 3476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Strip power from California rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on May 13, 2011 at 12:24 am | 11 comments | 2888 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: what to do with $30 million from Google?

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. 5, 2011
Last comment by Diane Dropik, on May 12, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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 | 3406 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 | 2223 Views
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