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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Every 15 Minutes'

A group of about 30 students, teachers and emergency responsers worked together to organize "Every 15 Minutes" at Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 14 comments | 16618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huff student a whiz at math

Huff Elementary School student Nitin Kumar claimed a trophy, $750 in cash and other prizes for his strong showing in the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Nitin, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 3 comments | 1996 Views

SPORTS

VIDEO: Two-alarm fire at Tropicana Hotel

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that swept through a vacant hotel on El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by JR, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

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. 9, 2011
Last comment by Yikes, on Apr 30, 2013 at 9:36 am | 23 comments | 6848 Views

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Mountain View man charged in Palo Alto hate crime

A man police say described himself as a "white supremacist" allegedly assaulted a black man in downtown Palo Alto last week...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by CP, on Apr 29, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 6 comments | 2985 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Escaped suspect captured in Mountain View

A domestic violence suspect who escaped from a patrol car in North Fair Oaks on Thursday night was captured Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Missing "W" (no, not him), on Apr 29, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 5 comments | 1259 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 4344 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 2209 Views

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Council OKs mixed-use project on Castro

After an intense discussion about downtown architecture, the City Council on Tuesday approved a redevelopment of the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 8271 Views

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Historic Pearson house demolished

After years of abandonment and several attempts to save it, the 130-year-old home of early Mountain View businessman Charles...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:33 am | 11 comments | 1727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis not happy with district's facility offer

While the Los Altos School District described its April 1 facilities-sharing arrangement to Bullis Charter School as "the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by LASD Sanity, on Apr 29, 2013 at 12:59 am | 141 comments | 3681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students help direct 'Romeo and Juliet'

The Mountain View High School Theatre Department is presenting "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare's famous tragedy for [http://tinyurl.com/MVHSplay...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by incognito, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

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MVHS seeking public help in principal search

Mountain View High School is enlisting parents and community members in its hunt for a new principal to replace the outgoing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by response, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1696 Views

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Laptops stolen in burglary

A Mountain View home was ransacked and five laptop computers were stolen in an April 24 daytime burglary, police said. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1234 Views

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Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 18 comments | 14474 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 8352 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 6181 Views

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Getting ready for the Spring Parade

The 35th annual Spring Parade will hit Castro Street this Saturday, April 27 at noon. Mary Kay Marinovich helps place flags...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 26, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TCE vapor test results not verified

Residents of a condo complex at 175 Evandale Avenue say recent tests of their homes for toxic vapors produced erroneous results....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members praise Intuit project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members praised the first major North Bayshore office development proposal under...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by shani Kleinahus, on Apr 25, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 4075 Views
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