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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local student honored on Capitol Hill

Los Altos High School senior Jose Antonio Villanueva was honored at the 12th Annual National Youth Awards Ceremony by the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by mvmom, on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A huge lift for local schools

In the end, it almost seemed too easy. After a few months of mostly cordial but sometimes heated remarks about why the city...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 2810 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino CEO fired 'without cause'

Last week El Camino Hospital announced — with very little explanation — that its CEO will leave the organization...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by You Don't Always Get What You Want, on Feb 27, 2011 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 2339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council fails to put temporary ban on pot clubs

A proposed temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View fizzled during Tuesday night's council meeting,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by NonYa BeezWax, on Feb 27, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 2220 Views

SPORTS

Council: McKelvey ball fields will stay

The City Council on Tuesday night did not support a proposal for removing a 90-foot baseball field from McKelvey Park, despite...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Oldschoolbaseballer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 3947 Views

AROUND TOWN

New city manager? Just clone Duggan, staff says

In a lively meeting Tuesday afternoon, some of the city's 650 employees told the City Council that what they would like in...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Feb 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 14 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friends Nursery School Carnival: Fiesta!

Friends Nursery School Carnival: Fiesta! April 30th from 11am-2pm 957 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto Free admission! Food,...

Original post made by Friends Nursery School Carnival on Feb. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2273 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy agrees to clean up Moffett TCE fumes

Resolving a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Navy has agreed to take responsibility for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 8550 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV knocks over signal pole

A sport utility vehicle knocked over a traffic signal pole Tuesday evening, Feb. 22, at the intersection of Bush Street and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 7 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 5503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City officials want delay of medical pot ordinance

Mountain View may become the only city in the county to specifically allow medical marijuana dispensaries, and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 3615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duo robs boy of iPod Touch

A 13-year-old boy was robbed of his iPod Touch in front of Clyde's Liquors shortly after 3 p.m. on Feb. 18, police said. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 23, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

VIDEO: People on Castro Street answer this week's question: Unlicensed drivers in Mountain View will no longer have their...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 20, 2011 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 2363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 3156 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Vick dog goes on to share the love

One year ago, Leo was destined for the cruel life of a fighting dog under soon-to-be-disgraced Falcons quarterback Michael...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Huh?, on Feb 19, 2011 at 10:32 am | 6 comments | 4342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reaction to El Camino CEO's firing

Last week El Camino Hospital announced -- with very little explanation -- that its CEO will leave the organization at the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA requests $32.8 million for Hangar One

NASA has requested $32.8 million to restore iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field, potentially ending a long preservation battle. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by ARC employee, on Feb 18, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 10 comments | 3805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 3846 Views
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