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AROUND TOWN

City finally traps a squirrel

After setting its sights on a small band of aggressive squirrels in Cuesta Park, the city has succeeded in trapping and euthanizing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by worldhistoricalgenius, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 3624 Views

RESTAURANTS

Evelyn auto shops booted for housing

Proposed projects for Evelyn Avenue are suddenly drawing the attention of downtown residents, who found out last week that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2007
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 7, 2007 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 5128 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Greens clash with neighbors over 'Hawthorn Park'

The city's growth pains reached an unexpected intensity Tuesday night as environmentalists in favor of dense housing clashed...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kent Scharninghausen, on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 3748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Noise at night keeps stores' neighbors awake.

Noisy parking lot sweepers and leaf blowers at some of the shopping malls and large stores are keeping nearby residential...

Original post made by Tired Neighbor on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by dusty, on Mar 5, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 3896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Green thumbs seeing red

Most gardeners say their hobby brings them peace. But things have been anything but peaceful lately at the Willowgate community...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 5 comments | 3207 Views

AROUND TOWN

How green is my coffee

From Atari to Zilog, Silicon Valley companies have changed the face of technology. Duh. But what are the enduring innovations...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Tim Baber, on Apr 10, 2012 at 6:03 am | 5 comments | 3214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect released, another avoids arrest in shooting of Jeff Johnson

Police say at least some of their case against three young men in the shooting death of 20-year-old Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by annonyms, on Jan 11, 2011 at 4:34 pm | 5 comments | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council concern: gang violence

After a series of murders and assaults involving youth in recent months, the issue of youth activities and gang prevention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by MV Immigrant, on Mar 25, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 2800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Builders bowing out

Market conditions and tight money are causing some builders to shut down large housing projects here, despite relatively...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Apr 28, 2008 at 1:15 am | 5 comments | 3280 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gang activity on Stevens Creek Trail

Has anyone else noticed the increase in gang activity and gang members trawling on Stevens Creek Trail? I have lived in...

Original post made by Concerned Mtn View Resident on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Original Poster, on May 6, 2008 at 11:30 pm | 5 comments | 4057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools pick their top profs

Two local teachers, Keren Robertson of Los Altos High School and Alecia Falk of Huff Elementary, have been named teachers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 1, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 2906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rocked by double murder

Murder victim Omar Aquino left behind pictures on MySpace which indicate that a lifestyle he led in East Palo Alto may have...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by FormerSylvan Park, on Jul 6, 2008 at 10:20 am | 5 comments | 2847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Better safe than sorry on immigration

The disclosure in last week's <I>Voice</I></B> that when making an arrest, in most cases Mountain View police officers do...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Aug 3, 2008 at 11:50 pm | 5 comments | 2836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police capture new suspect in double murder

Mountain View police made the surprise announcement Wednesday that they have arrested a new suspect in connection with the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Z, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2449 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain mulls major fare increases

Only a few Peninsula residents attended recent meetings to discuss a large fare increase for Caltrain riders -- an indicator,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by Michael, on Sep 8, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 5 comments | 2923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sylas the subject of police hearing

A hearing was held last Friday to determine whether Sylas, the Hope Street husky which neighbors have dubbed the "wolf dog,"...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by dan, on Oct 5, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAL gets in the ring

The 18 middle and high school students race around a makeshift track, jogging forward, then backward and sideways, trying...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Oct 4, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain Bay Plaza's muddy beginnings

Today, locals walking by Mountain View's tallest building -- the 12-story office structure at 444 Castro St. -- are greeted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nana, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2457 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Veteran needs help, not jail

The sad case of former Army captain and Los Altos resident Sargent Binkley is a good example of how the military bureaucracy...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Army Officer, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2315 Views
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
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The dress code
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. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
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September food and drink goings on
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Camp Glamp
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