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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 9958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker Dojo wins reprieve from city

After the city threatened to shut Hacker Dojo down on Jan. 31, a fire alarm being installed at the last minute will allow...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:01 am | 26 comments | 9932 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 9899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 9850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One, Moffett airfield officially up for grabs

The possibility of Moffett Federal Airfield becoming an airport for private business jets is now a real option after a "request...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on May 31, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 14 comments | 9784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prowler arrested after sneaking into Mountain View home

A Mountain View man was arrested on charges of burglary and attempted sexual assault after he allegedly broke into a home...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Sep 15, 2013 at 7:21 am | 9 comments | 9766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 9743 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 9734 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 9734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising money to maintain 'Hope'

A charitable group that has been feeding local homeless men, women and children for the past two years is attempting to raise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 9672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing woman

Mountain View police are searching for a missing woman last seen at a Mountain View gas station Tuesday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 9667 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 9665 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 9644 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo, Lofgren seek more answers before Syria vote

With the U.S. Congress preparing to debate a potential military strike at Syria, Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, and Zoe Lofgren,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 9630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 9612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 9585 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 9516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Your chance to help those in need

The economy of Silicon Valley is booming for many residents -- but not all of them. The ==I Voice== Holiday Fund is a way...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by plymouth, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | 5 comments | 9508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 9507 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 9503 Views
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