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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 2465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 4689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six stabbed at Shoreline concert

Police ended a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert early on Saturday night after at least six people were stabbed in the lawn...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Jun 4, 2009 at 9:57 am | 33 comments | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 2767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 2740 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Campaign pits sports leagues against owls

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:26 am | 33 comments | 2108 Views

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Assault with a deadly lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 33 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police, fire respond to fistfight over backpack at Graham

What started as a scuffle over a backpack between two boys at Graham Middle School turned into a fistfight, with Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2010 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jobs, classes, services cut in Foothill-De Anza budget

Courses have been discontinued, positions have been eliminated, pay packages have been downsized and faculty are overworked...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Numbers, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 33 comments | 2271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 2894 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 3573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crowd debates high school newspaper's sex articles

When Chloe Tarrasch, the Focus section editor for the Mountain View High School student newspaper, was putting together a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another Parent, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:14 am | 33 comments | 3871 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 | 6370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Person of interest., on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 32 comments | 2322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 5709 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big service cuts due to Caltrain 'fiscal emergency'

Major Caltrain weekend- and mid-day service cuts plus a fare increase are being planned by this fall and early 2011. Faced...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Jun 15, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 32 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears to close for demolition

Sears, along with many other businesses on the southwestern corner of the San Antonio Shopping Center, will close its doors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by AL, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 32 comments | 3621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 2105 Views
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