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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent suspicious of NCLB waiver

Although he has repeatedly criticized the No Child Left Behind act for being too restrictive, Craig Goldman, superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Nov 2, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

MOVIES

'Lost interview' with Jobs to screen in Palo Alto

A "lost interview" with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be screened in Palo Alto Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. Parts...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Al, on Nov 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bill to help businesses raise cash moves ahead

A bill that aims to help small businesses amass capital and go public overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers dig up Native America skull

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by SteveDodge, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital union backs cap on executive pay

The union representing service workers at El Camino Hospital has announced plans to push for a legislative cap on executive...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Doug Williams, on Nov 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

RESTAURANTS

Rock the casbah at Morocco's

Morocco's restaurant is trying very hard. It could be just the place for couples, possible couples, and families out for...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Chef Jay, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted rape at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by brave, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

How can we make downtown Mountain View safer for pedestrians? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7362...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by GC, on Nov 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?, on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crash and Need for Traffic Light at Villa and Mariposa

At about 6:20 this evening, an SUV entering Villa from Mariposa and a sedan traveling toward Shoreline on Villa collided....

Original post made by Pieter Kark, MD on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by John Doe, on Nov 24, 2011 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 15 years, a new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 25, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E readies for Wednesday windstorm

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leif Pyle, on Nov 30, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pelvic health program launches at El Camino

A new program at El Camino Hospital aims to provide the most comprehensive women's pelvic health services in the region. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Miffed over meeting minutes

A City Council effort to save money has apparently backfired, causing city planning commissioners to call a new system of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tap water may turn milky on Peninsula

If Peninsula residents notice their tap water turning white or milky in the coming month, it's not just their imagination...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cawfee, on Dec 5, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Decked out for the holidays

Mayor Jac Siegel introduces Julia Topp, 6, a first-grader at Castro School, and her 4-year-old sister Darolyn. The girls...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tails, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1454 Views
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