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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeffery Baier named new LASD superintendent

Longtime Los Altos educator Jeffery Baier was named the new superintendent of the Los Altos School District at a Monday,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Thursday reported 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 2375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo testifies on Lehman Bros. losses

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, is testifying Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee on the need for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by naivety, on Apr 26, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 10 comments | 2375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy has an obligation to restore Hangar One

Once again the U.S. Navy has attempted to squirm out of its responsibility to restore historic Hangar One at Moffett Field. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Neil Walton, on May 16, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Historic Pearson house demolished

After years of abandonment and several attempts to save it, the 130-year-old home of early Mountain View businessman Charles...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by wendyleela, on May 3, 2013 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 2375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huff named Blue Ribbon School

Mountain View's own Huff Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School this week, one of only two schools...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Wow!, on Oct 2, 2015 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 23, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 4 comments | 2374 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A new era dawns for Day Worker Center

The rain coming through the roof didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits as the Day Worker Center of Mountain View entered...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Fer, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:02 am | 13 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tropicana Lodge being demolished

The vacant Tropicana Lodge hotel was being turned into debris this morning to make way for a 162-unit apartment complex to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on May 28, 2013 at 2:25 am | 11 comments | 2374 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 | 2373 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic home, all yours -- if you move it

Try as they might, a group of seniors who want to build communal housing at 445 Calderon Avenue say it is not economically...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Burwen, on Jun 20, 2010 at 10:25 am | 8 comments | 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital gets repairs

The El Camino Hospital board of directors recently approved about $1.55 million in renovations to the new main building,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Picks Jaw Off the Floor, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

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Nurses union reaches agreement with hospital

El Camino Hospital officials and the nurses' union have signed off on a 2013 contract that provides better health benefits,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by William S., on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:32 am | 4 comments | 2372 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman robbed, thrown from moving car

A woman was robbed of her prescription painkillers and $160 in cash, and then she and her dog were thrown from a moving vehicle...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by InnocentUntilProven..., on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:28 am | 20 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four bikes stolen from shared garage

Four bicycles were stolen Aug. 5 from a garage in the 300 block of Central Avenue, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by life-long biker, on Aug 9, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by soundsgood2me, on Jan 5, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 2371 Views
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