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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on censuring Nelson

Though a majority of his colleagues on the Mountain View Whsiman School District board have publicly accused him of unprofessional...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Embarrassed, on Sep 28, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 6063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation is music to middle school teacher's ears

Crittenden Middle School's already large music program can continue growing thanks to a recent donation of $21,000 in instruments,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mel , on Sep 29, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 4473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many arrested at electronic music festival

Local authorities received more than 100 noise complaints and at least 90 people were arrested on drug- and alcohol-related...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:32 pm | 30 comments | 6269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit-and-run driver sends 77-year-old woman to hospital

A woman in her late 70s was injured by a hit-and-run driver early this morning at the intersection of Rengstorff and San...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Where San Luis meets Rengstorff, on Oct 3, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputy charged with child molestation

A San Mateo County sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with molesting an underage female relative, a deputy district...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Oct 2, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 2869 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA interns evicted as shutdown takes effect

It's one thing to be out of work during the federal shutdown, but it's another to get evicted when you're far from home....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 8, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 8852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 7390 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 17643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 4262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for picky eaters

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Victoria, on Oct 4, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 8 comments | 13161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 8466 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 8, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 33 comments | 8707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 10395 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Thank dog, city's golf course finally breaks even

At Shoreline Golf Links there are fewer geese causing a nuisance, the turf is in better shape than ever and the course has...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chip, on Nov 2, 2013 at 6:31 am | 16 comments | 9957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 7232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by no more, on Oct 17, 2013 at 7:23 am | 37 comments | 15893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronnie Falcao, LM MS CPM, on Oct 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sixty fruitful years at Satake

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 7, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
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OTHER ISSUES

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views
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