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County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the difference between MVHS, LAHS, Gunn, Paly?

We have narrowed down our choices of high schools and plan to move to Los Altos or Palo Alto. What are the differences? I...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2922 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2922 Views

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Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2921 Views

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Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 2921 Views

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School's Haiti club needs community's help

A student club at Los Altos High School is gearing up for trip to one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jan 23, 2014 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 2921 Views

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Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by LauraR, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2921 Views

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Outgoing mayor leaves 'em laughing

Per Mountain View tradition, the first City Council meeting of the year is a largely ceremonial affair. For the most part,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cox, on Jan 11, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2921 Views

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County fires child services director

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The People vs JV, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 2920 Views

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Teens jumped in 'gang-related' attack

Three teenagers were jumped by a group of about six men wielding weapons outside a convenient store near the border of Los...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 2919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 2918 Views

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Homeless man sentenced for counterfeiting

A federal court judge has sentenced a Gulf War veteran and drug addict who apparently lived in Mountain View to 30 months...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by SteelPanther, on Mar 17, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 4 comments | 2918 Views

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City union negotiations come down to the wire

Agreements have been reached with the city's union leaders that will prevent layoffs over the next year, if the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by dont believePoliticalInsider , on Jul 13, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 10 comments | 2917 Views

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A cure for long pharmacy waits

There's no shortage of start-ups offering quick, same-day delivery for groceries and other goods, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:44 am | 13 comments | 2917 Views

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Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 2917 Views

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Class action lawsuit filed against County over solitary confinement practices

A class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday against Santa Clara County for placing hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by timo, on Nov 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 7 comments | 2917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2916 Views

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El Camino Hospital Management Undermining Community Patient Care

July 18, 2011 El Camino Hospital Board of Directors Attn: John L. Zoglin, Chairman El Camino Hospital 2500 Grant Road Mountain...

Original post made by healthcare providers on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 2914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views
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