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MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No windfall for local schools in state budget

Though Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for big increases in education spending, Mountain View schools aren't likely to benefit...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LASD Too, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1693 Views

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Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 11555 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: restaurant burglarized, beer stolen

Burglars reportedly took a computer and cash register from a restaurant and beer from a storage shed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by O, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2083 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School's Haiti club needs community's help

A student club at Los Altos High School is gearing up for trip to one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jan 23, 2014 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1535 Views

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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 6004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos Parent Preschool celebrates 60 years

Los Altos Parent Preschool (LAPP) will celebrate 60 years of educating children with a series of events in 2014, including...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Lily Li, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 5355 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 17500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising a family, making the grade

Liliana Rios Alvarez hasn't shattered the 4.0 GPA mark with Advanced Placement classes, nor is she a leader of any school...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 2971 Views

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Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nanci, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 7603 Views

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Local boogie boarder dies in Santa Cruz

A Mountain View man died in Santa Cruz on Jan. 24, after getting caught in dangerous waters between rocks and the mainland. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by jeffreyp, on Jan 28, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Whooping cough surged in 2013

California saw a spike in the number of reported cases of whooping cough last year, and Santa Clara County was hacking away...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2234 Views

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Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Old Coot, on Jan 28, 2014 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1600 Views

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Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 6057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jose Antonio Vargas' life 'Documented'

Last night's presentation of Jose Antonio Vargas' new film was not the first, but it may have been the most significant for...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bummer, on Feb 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 14 comments | 4098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More local flu deaths

A total of eight people have died as a result of the H1N1 flu virus in Santa Clara County this flu season, according to a...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by SN, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1005 Views

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EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 3243 Views

RESTAURANTS

Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by RESIDENT, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 2547 Views

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Man caught with truck full of stolen bikes

Had your bike stolen recently? The police may have found it. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/01/29/thief-caught-with-truck-full-of-stolen-bikes...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Ok, Nice work PD, on Jan 30, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 4381 Views
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