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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to pick three members of LASD board

On Tuesday, voters will pick which of four candidates will take three open seats on the Los Altos School District's board...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the <I>Sacramento Bee</I></B>,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 2457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stasek remembered for her courage, compassion, and accomplishments

Flags flew at half-mast at city buildings Friday through Tuesday in memory of Rosemary Stasek, a former mayor and council...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cecil, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 2457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City's garbage contractor changes its name

Foothill Disposal, Mountain View's garbage contractor since 1993, has changed its name to "Recology Mountain View," general...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 3, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 2, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 8 comments | 2457 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'History Week' comes to Los Altos High School

Los Altos High School is kicking off the new year by looking back -- and forward -- in its first ever "History Week." Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 3, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: High-speed rail to launch in Silicon Valley

California's high-speed rail system would make its debut in the Bay Area, with bullet trains whisking passengers between...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2016 at 7:41 pm | 8 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-alarm fire destroys Gladys Ave. homes

A three-alarm fire Tuesday morning on the first block of Gladys Avenue destroyed two units of a fourplex and at least one...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mr Nice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 12 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fresh take on baklava

Egypt-born Heba Badran offers local gourmets and market-goers a taste of the cosmopolitan with her dainty baklava and orange...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jan 25, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen starts stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council on taxis: Let the market decide

An ordinance created in the 1960s that limits taxi service in Mountain View to two companies may have outlasted its usefulness,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 5 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumar returning to court

The jury selection is scheduled to begin next week in the trial of Matthew Pumar, who is on trial for the death of well-known...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 20, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 2452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man stabs teenager on Moffett Boulevard

A teenage boy was stabbed by a member of a rival gang Thursday afternoon on Moffett Boulevard, police said. The 17-year-old...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 22 comments | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rally at City Hall to support gay teens

A recent rally held at City Hall Friday aimed to assure local gay teens that they should not feel like outcasts. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 2452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2451 Views
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