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AROUND TOWN

School districts seeking input on superintendent searches

Mountain View-Los Altos and Mountain View-Whisman school districts are both seeking community input and feedback on the search...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Samuel L, on Feb 11, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketches of bathroom groper, peeper

Palo Alto police released Saturday a sketch of a man who allegedly groped another man using a urinal inside a Macy's restroom...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Restroom, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction worker rescued after falling

Rescue crews with the Santa Clara County Fire Department staged a technical rescue at a construction site in Los Altos where...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by anon, on Mar 3, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 8, 2015 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of fun in Mountain View

I heard Laser Quest and the Century Cinema are going to close to make way for Google's dream complex. Where are teens going...

Original post made by Bored on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 360 Views

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Vandalism suspect resists arrest

Police say a Mountain View woman with outstanding charges for vandalism allegedly resisted arrest, struggling with and striking...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views

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Zimbabwe Run to benefit African orphanage

"Be fit. Create art. Help others." That's the motto for this year's 16th Annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by guest, on Mar 17, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 2013 Views

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San Francisco woman arrested for stealing from local school, Palo Alto church

A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police on charges of burglarizing a church and being in possession...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2015 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 2345 Views

SPORTS

MV cheerleading team wins national contest

The Mountain View City Council will be recognizing the Mountain View Marauders Jr. Pee Wee Cheerleaders for their national...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bravo, on Mar 21, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 3791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Questions raised over Foothill project

Plans are underway at the Foothill-De Anza Community College District to construct a new $18 million administrative building...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 23, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by DepressedStudent, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 2066 Views

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Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Sunnyvale

A 20-year-old man was struck and killed by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Sunday morning, March 29, according to Caltrain officials. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ron MV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3247 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 4356 Views

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City leadership program loses director

Alicia Crank, who directed the Leadership Mountain View program for the last six years, announced she will be leaving in...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest suspected car burglar

A transient woman was arrested in Mountain View last week after she was found carrying CDs and other objects reportedly stolen...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by graham mom, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2205 Views

ELECTIONS

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 3419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Yah, it's kinda the law, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flipping a U-turn, city leaders endorse El Camino bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 23, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 832 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 2929 Views
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