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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA won't evict Parent Observation preschool

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from the Terra Bella Community School to a building which...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 2480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by kimwhit, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third-graders set to get their hands dirty

Mountain View third-graders will be digging into education this fall with a new program that teaches science, social studies...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by hub of another Stanfordite, on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Country Gourmet worker charged with assault

Police arrested an employee at Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant Saturday on assault charges after he allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 28, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 2479 Views

ELECTIONS

Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spring parade rolls through town Saturday

The 33rd Annual Spring Downtown Parade is happening this year on Saturday, April 23, in Downtown Mountain View, at noon along...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dumas, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 2477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worker Center's zoning approved

Despite protest from neighbors, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View was given a special permit to operate out of its new...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by JO, on Feb 20, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The sky is the limit' for Rengstorff Park

Council members held a study session Tuesday to discuss ideas for an upgrade of Rengstorff Park with the intention of making...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by A view from the sky, on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2477 Views

BOOKS

One big campy family

For the past year, Mountain View nightclub King of Clubs has been hosting a semimonthly drag show, Game of Hearts. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Daniel P. Lloyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local Air Guard wing deploys for Afghanistan

Troops may soon be withdrawing from Afghanistan but on Thursday 200 local air guardsmen were headed to the war-torn country...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 2475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View crime briefs

Burglaries, a cell-phone snatching and a flaming sofa in this week's Mountain View police log. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 30, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google worker accused of stealing computers

Mountain View police arrested one of Google's kitchen employees last week on charges of stealing computers after the young...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michel Y. Wollinger Martins, on Dec 3, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 4 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small fire burns Google Earth car, campus building

Mountain View police are reporting that a Google Earth car and a nearby building on the Google campus were both damaged by...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by who knows, on May 20, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2475 Views
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