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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 3084 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View API scores are on the rise

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's API score -- which ranks California schools based on their students' performance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jack Resnick, on May 31, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 3083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attempting to solve a tough equation

The Math Acceleration Program and JustMATH are two free, locally run efforts to help get Mountain View students back on track...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 8, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 3081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google laying off employees kept hush-hush

http://www.webguild.org/2009/01/google-layoffs-6000-gone.php Today, in documents obtain by the Associated Press, Google...

Original post made by GSB on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by just google it, on Jan 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 3081 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 3081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zoning Administrator OK's Mayfield project

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks to a decision...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by PickNitter, on May 24, 2011 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 3080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Locals play waiting game for H1N1 vaccine

Since last spring there have been more than 150 hospitalizations in Santa Clara County alone due to the H1N1 virus. The county...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3079 Views

ELECTIONS

Jeff Rosen edges out Dolores Carr in DA race

Challenger Jeff Rosen narrowly defeated Santa Clara County incumbent District Attorney Dolores Carr Tuesday in an election...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 3079 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Couple in stolen car arrested in connection to burglaries

A couple living in a stolen vehicle with a 7-month-old baby were arrested in Mountain View early Tuesday morning in connection...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by vkmo1, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 3078 Views

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Suspects steal $2k in candy, soda

Two men were captured on video sweeping up candy and beverages into grocery carts at a Smart & Final in Mountain View and...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by jj, on Feb 27, 2015 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 3078 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 3077 Views

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Mountain View Planned Parenthood searching for new home

The Planned Parenthood Mountain View Health Center soon could be losing its home at the corner of San Antonio Road and California...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by accuracy, on Feb 6, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 6 comments | 3077 Views

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'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 3076 Views

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As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 3076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't text and drive, teens urge

A group of students at Mountain View High School have launched a campaign aimed at getting their peers to put away their...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 3075 Views

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Design firm builds green dream home

The builders of a new house now under construction just a few blocks from Castro Street are touting their design as "one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 3075 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 | 3075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shoplifting attempt goes awry

After attempting to make off with two liquor bottles and scuffling with some shop employees, two teenagers were arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 3074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think globally, run locally

The Run for Zimbabwe is part African festival, part fun run. Now in its 14th year, the race and fair is set for Sunday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 3074 Views
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