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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 5432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police crack down on drivers ignoring pedestrians in crosswalks

Mountain View police officers issued 37 tickets yesterday, March 28, as part of crackdown on drivers who do not yield to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm..., on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 54 comments | 5429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5426 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA finds high levels of toxic vapors in NASA building

A building occupied by facilities workers at NASA Ames Research Center has 10 times the limit of toxic vapors coming from...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by rem, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 5424 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wealthy donor urgently needed to save Hangar One's windows

The community has little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated windows...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by SaveHangarOne_dot_org, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 5423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen takes top prize in Y Combinator hackathon

Mountain View startup incubator Y Combinator held a hackathon over the weekend, where a teenager beat out 400 other hackers...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 5421 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 5417 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 5416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 5415 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jackhammer thrown in fight between roommates

Police arrested a Mountain View resident over the weekend after he allegedly got into fights with his female roommate, including...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 5414 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Manager of Senior Complex forget Seniors have rights

Having recently moved into an apartment house for persons at least 62 of age or disabled We are having to do quite a bit...

Original post made by Pdudley on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jun 13, 2007 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 5413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 5413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on May 24, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 5413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 5410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 5408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No quick fix for dangerous intersection

Despite discussion over two meetings, City Council members have yet to agree on a way to stop collisions at Clark Avenue...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by saejin, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:56 am | 19 comments | 5405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Undocumented immigrants now can apply for driver's licences

Immigrants living in California illegally can apply for a California driver's license starting today, officials with the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 15 comments | 5401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter, victim were old friends, police say

A man shot to death in Whisman Park early Sunday morning was the "life-long friend" of his shooter, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by MR SHARKSTERO DE SSP WSSJ 13, on May 1, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 5401 Views
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