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Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy c, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2507 Views

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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 | 2507 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 | 2506 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 | 2506 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Firebird Dance Studio takes flight

At the Firebird Dance Studio in Mountain View on a late Sunday afternoon, men leap across the stage doing a valiant shepherd...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on May 13, 2011 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police arrest three in connection with rape of 13-year-old

Mountain View police arrested two 17-year-old boys and a 23-year-old man Nov. 28 in connection with the rape of a 13-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 2504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Undocumented' but inspiring

Immigration reform activist Jose Antonio Vargas spoke at to a near-capacity crowd at Los Altos High School last weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by unomas, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 4 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another big step for Stevens Creek Trail

Workers put the final touches on the Stevens Creek Trail extension to Sleeper Avenue late last week, opening the door for...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

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Couple return home to burglary in progress

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2504 Views

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New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 2504 Views

BOOKS

NASA celebrates "The Martian" release

Plenty of movies have chronicled space exploration, but never before has a film generated quite so much excitement at NASA...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing for the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 2503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by jupijerk, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 2503 Views

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Cuesta Annex cut from flood project

A Permanente Creek flood protection project was approved Nov. 20 by the Santa Clara Valley Water District without the controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Budget Watcher, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2503 Views

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'Following' food

Vince Guasch, who runs The Louisiana Territory, a Mountain View-based food truck, says social networks, such as Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael MontaƱo, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 2503 Views

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 | 2502 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 | 2502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Defeating the Model Minority Stereotype

My name is Alex Pelfrey, I am twenty years old, I have lived in California for those twenty years and I admit that I am an...

Original post made by Alex Pelfrey on Oct. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2502 Views
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