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AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto cafe

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Who is mooing?, 4 minutes ago | 2 comments | 36 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dan , 4 minutes ago | 10 comments | 223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Tom, 5 minutes ago | 2 comments | 59 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Nimby, 18 minutes ago | 40 comments | 1896 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Moving right along..., 26 minutes ago | 29 comments | 777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dan , 46 minutes ago | 68 comments | 2280 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 Pledge, 4 hours ago | 25 comments | 1565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by hmax, 8 hours ago | 28 comments | 4966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 845 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Looks suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 53 comments | 2610 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 92 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 49 comments | 3344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council shifts gears on San Antonio plan

After sharp public opposition delayed phase two of Merlone Geier's Village at San Antonio Center project last week, City...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:55 am | 112 comments | 8052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

A man who was killed in a triple shooting in East Palo Alto has been identified as Mychael Edward Tillman, 31, of Hayward,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by NAY, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dinner at 9:30pm, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:43 am | 15 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 2141 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetfair closed Castro St. on 7/24/14 during PM commute

Just wondering who the City of Mountain View genius (sarcasm) employees are who gave permits to a streetfair of some type...

Original post made by Mark on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 162 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Susy, on Jul 26, 2014 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1420 Views
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