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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3521 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital names interim CEO

El Camino Hospital has named an interim CEO to serve in the place of departing CEO Ken Graham until a permanent replacement...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Son_of_LOL, on May 13, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google leases campus south of 101

Googlers are set to move into Mountain View's Whisman neighborhood next year as Google has signed a 10-year lease for a large...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on May 24, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shoreline Community takes on $26.5 million in new debt

To pay for new Shoreline area ball fields, pedestrian overpasses and a fire station, the City Council approved the issuance...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials issue venomous snake warning

People who enjoy the outdoors should watch where they put their hands and feet this spring and summer, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by c.c., on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Program boosts kids to college

The MVLA Community Scholars Program, founded in 2000, awards four-year, renewable college scholarships to bright, high-performing,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frustrated, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 6 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver with handgun arrested

A man was arrested on charges of carrying a loaded handgun while under the influence of drugs by a officer making a traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by cat, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community colleges brace for cuts, again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by betty, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1438 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No easy solutions for Hangar One

NASA headquarters and House Republicans now appear to view the demolition of Hangar One as a real possibility, but it would...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by HopeToRenovate, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 6 comments | 2117 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 6 comments | 13421 Views

AROUND TOWN

App makes waiting in line a thing of the past

A Mountain View startup called Pago launched a smart phone app on Aug. 9 that promises to change the way people order food,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle School leaves Mountain View

Twelve years after it first opened its doors on Rengstorff Avenue, the Girls' Middle School is moving from Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fyi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 6 comments | 1822 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 | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs Mayfield housing

With the quick approval of a final architectural design at Tuesday's City Council meeting, work may begin soon on a 260-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Litsa, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA is Bay Area's first district to go all-green

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is the first district in the Bay Area to have all of its campuses and facilities...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by A few facts, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dittmer's to leave Mountain View

A popular Mountain view butcher shop and delicatessen that shut down after a fire in January, Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 13, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1308 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Workers dig up Native America skull

Construction workers happened on what is believed to be a 100-year-old Native American skull while working on a housing development...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ta Tonka, on Nov 10, 2011 at 6:53 am | 6 comments | 1326 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 3359 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 1745 Views
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