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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most local schools post high API scores

Schools in Silicon Valley earned consistently higher marks on standardized tests than other schools throughout California,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Reva, on May 21, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 17 comments | 3657 Views

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Mountain View business owner indicted on arson, fraud charges

A Mountain View business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and arson,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2533 Views

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Working for a better life

When he was younger, Harold Black enjoyed taking on all the work it took to maintain his garden and small orchard. But now,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Justthefacts, on May 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 2939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road rage attack under investigation

A case of severe road rage was reported Monday, May 16, after a man allegedly ran another driver off Grant Road, then punched...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by gEORGE, on May 20, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 22 comments | 2408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 4654 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Spending $30M

How should Mountain View spend the $30 million it just received as a lump sum lease payment from Google? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by jupierk, on May 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views

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New methods might speed up toxic cleanup

Without new cleanup methods, efforts to remove remaining toxics from the groundwater in Mountain View will soon slow to a...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jeff M, on May 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 3002 Views

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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. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sarah Krajewski, on May 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 17 comments | 4072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leap from parking structure ends police chase

A man running from police ended the pursuit when he hurt himself by jumping from the top of a multiple-story parking structure,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Phantom, on May 19, 2011 at 11:24 am | 13 comments | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain officials: Weekend express trains a hit with riders

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 2065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office project replaces baseball field

On Tuesday, the City Council allowed an office building project to replace a tennis court and baseball field used by North...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 2201 Views

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'Very brazen' theft of flat-screen TV

A large flat-screen television was stolen from the Mountain View Sears on Friday by a "very brazen" man, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 18, 2011 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 2417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2835 Views

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 | 3750 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 | 3259 Views

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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 | 2331 Views

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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 | 2041 Views

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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
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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 | 2638 Views
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