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Supervisors OK $1.8 million to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by CopperC, on Feb 27, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 2870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Koala Bear, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2869 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 | 2869 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district candidates finalized

The filing period has ended for people to declare candidacy in local elections. Three newcomers and two incumbents are running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunnyvale teen set up in robbery

A Sunnyvale teen was mugged and robbed of $115 and a joint March 24, after being set up by a girl he thought was his friend,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by mtnviewmom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 24 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 2868 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 | 2868 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One walls to be removed next week

Next week workers are scheduled to begin removing the siding of Hangar One, the massive and historic hangar at Moffett Field,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Apr 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 2868 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD to lay off 60 staffers

The Los Altos School District plans to send out 60 pink slips this March in an effort to reduce expenses as it faces nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2868 Views

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Historic Palo Alto Bowl gets new lease -- and new owner

The historic Palo Alto Bowl in south Palo Alto will get a new owner May 1 and its lease is being extended to 2014, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Apr 19, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 2868 Views

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Police use Taser on transient at Castro Starbucks

A police officer used a Taser on a homeless man who allegedly threw a cup of coffee on another Mountain View policeman early...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2868 Views

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City moves ahead with Rengstorff center upgrades

A $17 million face-lift for the community center at Rengstorff Park is moving full-steam ahead, but the project seems to...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Jun 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2868 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 | 2867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district gets specific in English learners plan

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are making a series of changes aimed at improving their program...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:15 am | 3 comments | 2867 Views

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Hangar One supporters send Obama a message

President Barack Obama landed at Moffett Field for a visit to Silicon Valley Wednesday evening, and supporters of Hangar...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenna X. Manta, on May 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 6 comments | 2866 Views

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Man arrested in bike theft

A 24-year-old Santa Clara man was arrested last week after he allegedly stole two bikes from a Mountain View apartment complex,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2866 Views

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Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally

Waving signs and carrying photos of their immigrant ancestors, a crowd of demonstrators gathered in Mountain View at noon...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 14, 2017 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 2866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to slow down on California Street

Often it takes a traumatic event to bring an otherwise ignored problem to light, and that is certainly the case in the tragic...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by lower the speed limit, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 4 comments | 2865 Views
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