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SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's jobs bill could help schools

As President Barack Obama began touring the country in an attempt to sell his new $447 billion jobs bill, the head of the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1541 Views

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Resentment builds against downtown fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Carol Wright, on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments | 1540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund helps domestic violence victims

The holiday season can make a bad situation even worse for a battered woman, say staff members at Support Network, a Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Claudia Hevel, on Dec 30, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

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Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

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High schools in good shape, for now

Halfway through their fiscal year the local high schools are in better financial shape than administrative officials had...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 25, 2011 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1540 Views

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Pedal-powered taxis roll down Castro

The latest form of transit in downtown Mountain View may be low-tech, but it also seems a perfect fit for these modern times,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jack Naybor, on Jan 25, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1539 Views

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14-year-old robbed of iPod while walking home from school

A 14-year-old Mountain View boy was beaten and robbed of his cell phone on March 2, as he walked home from Crittenden Middle...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | 21 comments | 1539 Views

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County law enforcement rolls out school safety campaign

Law enforcement agencies are scheduled to participate in a school safety program this week throughout Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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Stolen car crashes in Los Altos, driver flees

An unidentified driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a tree in a residential Los Altos neighborhood early Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

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City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

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Began Ave. homes evacuated for gas leak

Fifteen homes were evacuated in Mountain View on Friday afternoon after a contractor hit a gas line and caused a leak, according...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 4, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1537 Views

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New leads in 2004 unsolved murder

Mountain View police are reexamining a stalled 2004 murder investigation and are looking for help from the community, the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by @vkmo, on May 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1537 Views

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Dream Act hailed by local officials

Officials in the local community college district and immigrant rights activists are applauding the recent passage of a new...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 36 comments | 1536 Views

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Guest opinion: Google gets behind new General Plan

Through the proposed General Plan update, the city has outlined a bold and transformative vision for guiding its future....

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cliff Chambers, on Jun 19, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 1536 Views

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Interplast receives $50,000 grant

Two hundred impoverished children will undergo reconstructive surgeries next year thanks to a $50,000 grant to Interplast,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views

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State audit blasts High-Speed Rail Authority

California's controversial high-speed-rail project risks major delays because of poor planning, a shaky business plan and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1535 Views

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Rail authority's new report draws criticism

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system adopted a crucial environmental document for the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Sep 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views
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