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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 3781 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 18389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 17 comments | 4499 Views

ELECTIONS

SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 2793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sex offender sweep leads to one arrest

Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 3180 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

BOOKS

Crime brief: Man arrested after fleeing police

A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2161 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 3360 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 3793 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 4647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't sweat the small stuff: Pleasing stocking stuffers can be found for all

For those who don't want to fill their stockings with generic goods from department stores this holiday season, consider...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 8775 Views

AROUND TOWN

A heated but civil discussion on housing

Two days after voters put three advocates of "balanced growth" on the Mountain View City Council, community members met to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 4168 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 11149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Postal workers protest service cuts, closures

United States Postal Service workers in the Bay Area are speaking out today against looming cutbacks, processing center closings...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2014 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 3237 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing up for council vote

The City Council is set to vote next week on a pair of housing projects that could add 87 homes to the city's for-sale housing...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lozanos Fan, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:46 am | 19 comments | 2868 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung, Reeder win seats on Healthcare District board

Incumbent David Reeder and neurosurgeon Peter Fung won the two seats up for election on the El Camino Healthcare District...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by be smartn get informed, on Nov 16, 2014 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 3499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen center debuts in Mountain View

The grand opening of the new Mountain View teen center is set for Friday, Nov. 14, but kids took a tour through the still-under-construction...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Excellent, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 3622 Views

RESTAURANTS

Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 3920 Views
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