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AROUND TOWN

The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tow yard employee hit over head

A man investigating intruders inside the tow yard where he works was blindsided with a blow to the back of the head shortly...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ben De Ho, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by ldupre, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 1871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Spanish-language theater troupe melds art, education

Mountain View resident Veronica Meza laughs when asked about the Spanish-language play she is directing for her nonprofit...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Veronica Meza, on May 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 6965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eighteen, pregnant and graduating

When she became pregnant last fall, Michelle Agreda had little motivation to continue her independent high school study program....

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 3830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Up ship!

On Monday, Airship Ventures, Inc. let this reporter bring along his grandfather during a media tour on the 246-foot Zeppelin...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 2, 2008 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 3563 Views

AROUND TOWN

19-year-old man dies on Caltrain tracks today

A 19-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed at 1:20 a.m. by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto in what was possibly...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by radya, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidate wants to speed up the school district

A wind of change is blowing for schools in Mountain View, as school districts prepare for the new Common Core curriculum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 3033 Views

RESTAURANTS

New digs, same great Afghan food

Afghani expatriate Nick Waziri spent 20 years running his Middle Eastern restaurant in the Grant Park Plaza Shopping Center...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bob Briggs, on May 27, 2008 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 4786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Valley jobs decline while pay increases

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2626 Views

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Caltrain hikes fares, cuts service

In an ongoing effort to close a $2.3 million budget gap, the Caltrain Board of Directors approved fare increases and service...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Oct 12, 2010 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 2144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids love this cop

On his days off, Officer Ron Cooper often makes the nearly hour-long drive from his home in Morgan Hill to play basketball...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by MT, on Oct 9, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 4034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the high-flying nationally ranked home builder that was retained by Hewlett-Packard to develop a huge housing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Alma, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 3095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2686 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E to meet with residents over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have been successful in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Larry Medina, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2303 Views
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